Tag Archive: agriculture

Aug 19

Adam’s Corn(er): Episode 4

In this video, Adam gives us an update on the progress of the corn and gives us an overall idea of what you’d have to do to maintain a research garden.

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Aug 03

Researching Bear Island Flint Corn at SDI

Koolamalsi, My name is Adam Schulz and I am a student and Agriculture Research Intern at the College of Menominee Nation’s (CMN) Sustainable Development Institute (SDI). Today I am going to share a synapse of the research project that my partner, Dolly Potts, and I have been working on since last year. Our research project …

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Nov 20

College of Menominee Nation Students Are Presenters at National Conference

Interns from the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) of the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) recently made presentations at the 2017 First American Land Grant Consortium (FALCON) conference in Washington, D.C. CMN students Georgie (Dolly) Potts, Adam Schulz, and Allison Bailey delivered information about the research projects in which they participated throughout the last growing season. …

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Nov 08

Tribe’s Ancient Agricultural Practices Are Focus of Grant to CMN’s Sustainable Development Institute

A new $219,000 grant will help concentrate attention on ancient agricultural methods of the Menominee People and perceptions about the historic life and practices of the tribe. The Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) of the College of Menominee Nation will manage the award.  Funding for the “Menominee Agricultural Practices, Historical Perceptions and Late Prehistoric Reality” project …

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Oct 09

Harvesting Bear Island Flint Research Corn Plot

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Specialist   We decided to harvest the Research Corn plot before the raccoons got away with any more of the harvest. It was a mild day for the harvest, the sun was out and it was warm. Each of the plots are composed of four rows equaling sixteen plots …

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Oct 09

Red Lake Food Summit and Second Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition 2017

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Specialist   Adam, Rebecca and I went to Red Lake and Minneapolis, Minnesota to attend conferences on indigenous food sovereignty. Our first stop was the Red Lake Nation Food Summit held at the Red Lake Nation College. We were greeted by our hosts the community of Red Lake. The …

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Sep 14

Update on Bear Island Flint Corn Research Plot

Written by: Dolly Potts, Agricultural Research Intern Sept. 13, 2017 Fall is on the way and just around the corner is the harvest of the traditional agricultural research plot. Adam and I have been checking the plot at least three times a week. The stalks are drying and we get a peek at the kernels …

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Agricultural Research Project Workshop

The College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute and the University of Wisconsin Extension invite you to a free two day workshop on the basics of soil science and agronomic research design. Day One: Activities will focus on building attendees’ knowledge of traditional Menominee farming practices, soil science and statistical basics, proper agronomic field research …

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Jan 27

Agricultural Research Project Workshop

The College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute and the University of Wisconsin-Extension invite you to a free two day workshop on the basics of soil science and agronomic research design. The workshop is February 1-2, 2017, at the College of Menominee Nation Keshena campus,Shirley Daley Hall room 126. REGISTER HERE Day One: Activities will focus …

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