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The Pinke Post: 5 ways to spend wisely, and locally, this holiday season
November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Have you started Christmas shopping? According to the National Retail Federation, we’re in for historic holiday sales and spending, with about...
The Pinke Post: Family farms need to be inclusive to stay viable
May 5, 2019 - 6:00am
Do you ever make conversation with your car service driver? I usually do not, but in late February this year, I had the best Uber driver experience...
Back in the field one year after cancer
November 10, 2018 - 8:30am
Colfax, ND woman left her corporate job, then cancer, behind to return to farming. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
When someone asks 'how are you doing?' tell the truth
July 5, 2018 - 5:05pm
"How are you doing?" is a common daily question in the rural Upper Midwest culture I call home. It's like a greeting of hello. You hear it in...
The benefits of bypassing online shopping to support your local, independent businesses
April 6, 2018 - 11:46am
WISHEK, N.D.—If we only shop online, never leaving our homes to buy in our communities and state, what will be left of our local economies?...
An outsider's view on the advantages of small town sports
March 3, 2018 - 6:07am
In celebration of high school basketball tournament time, I am sharing my most read blog post about small town sports, originally published on...
6 ways FFA prepares students for job interviews, future careers
February 19, 2018 - 7:15am
Is FFA only for farm kids, rural students or for students not in sports, music or other activities? If that's what you think, you're wrong. And...
Fifth-generation farmer, ag media veteran named publisher of Agweek
July 20, 2016 - 12:27pm
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Katie Pinke, a fifth-generation farmer and lifelong North Dakota resident, has been named the new general manager and publisher...