The Roundup -

Articles written by Ndsu Agriculture Communication

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 46



2018 Western Crop and Pest Management School Set in Williston

Farmers, crop scouts, agronomists and other agricultural professionals will have an opportunity to enhance their pest identification and management skills at the North Dakota State University...

 

NDSU Sets Best of the Best Meetings

Five Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research and Marketing meetings have been set for Grand Forks, Moorhead, Minn., Dickinson, Williston and Minot. The first series of meetings will focus on...

 

Rural Leadership North Dakota Selects 8th Class

Rural Leadership North Dakota's eighth class includes farmers, a rancher, farm assistance program representatives, business owners, city and county officials, health care and bank personnel, a...

 

Corn Harvest, Drying, Storage Challenging This Year

Each year brings challenges for crop production, and this year's drought and cool August will have a big impact on North Dakota's corn production, North Dakota State University Extension Service grain...

 

NDSU Extension Transforms Lives Through Education

Six years ago, about the time Vawnita Best gave up a 15-year career involving extensive travel to stay at home to raise her then-2-year-old son and help her husband build their registered Angus herd, she was accepted into the North Dakota State...

 

Anthrax May be a Danger to N.D. Livestock

Anthrax could be a risk to livestock in North Dakota this year, North Dakota State University Extension Service veterinarian Gerald Stokka warns. Very dry conditions, which North Dakota experienced...

 

N.D. 4-H Adding Participation Fee to Offset Funding Cuts

To maintain the North Dakota 4-H program in the face of budget cuts, 4-H will implement a $20-per-year state-level program fee for participation. The fee helps fill the gap left by declining state funding, according to Brad Cogdill, chair of the Nort...

 

Keep Stored Grain Cool, Dry During Summer

Stored grain needs to be cool and dry during summer storage, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain-drying expert says. “Cold or cool grain has been safely stored through the summer for many years,” notes Ken Hellevang, an...

 

Williston Research Extension Center and MonDak Ag Showcase Field Days Set

The North Dakota State University Williston Research Extension Center (WREC) will showcase dryland agronomy and horticulture at its annual field day on July 13 and host an irrigation field day on...

 

Options Available for Pasture Weed Control

Yellow patches of leafy spurge are beginning to pop up in road ditches across North Dakota. "Leafy spurge is the most recognized noxious weed in the state, infesting approximately 746,183 acres,...

 

Manage Cattle for Success With Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination

Using estrus synchronization and artificial insemination to control breeding in cattle has several benefits, according to North Dakota State University livestock experts. "Artificial insemination...

 

Minimize Consequences of Poor Body Condition at Calving

A cow herd's nutrient requirements are greatest from immediately after calving through peak milk production. "Inadequate nutrition during this time may have immediate impacts in terms of lower calf bi...

 

Lice in Cattle a Problem

Many North Dakota ranchers are faced with a continual lice infestation in their herd this winter, even though they have treated their cattle. “Some have even treated more than once and are still seeing the effects of lice in their livestock,” say...

 

2 Hot Spots for N.D. Wheat Midge Populations in 2017

Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae (cocoons) for the 2017 season, according to Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University Extension Service...

 

Bull-buying Workshops Set

Cattle producers will have an opportunity to learn how expected progeny differences (EPDs) can help them buy the right bulls for their operation during workshops the North Dakota State University Extension Service is holding this winter. The Buying B...

 

NDSU Extension Helps Strengthen State's Livestock Industry

Like most cattle producers, Darwin Chesrown of Turtle Lake wants to improve his operation, but he's reluctant to commit the entire herd to trying something different. So when the North Dakota State...

 

Bull-buying Workshops Set

Cattle producers will have an opportunity to learn how expected progeny differences (EPDs) can help them buy the right bulls for their operation during workshops the North Dakota State University Extension Service is holding this winter. The Buying B...

 

Elgin-ND Hard Red Spring Wheat Available

Elgin-ND is the first North Dakota State University hard red spring wheat cultivar that combines high yield and good quality. Elgin-ND hard red spring wheat is available for general distribution to...

 

Winter Seminars Scheduled for Sugar Beet Growers

Seminars for sugar beet growers are scheduled during February in Grafton, Grand Forks, Fargo and Wahpeton. The seminars are sponsored by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and University of Minnesota Extension. Topics include:...

 

Many Crops Project a Loss in 2015

A positive is that projected yields for most crops have increased. Many projected crop budgets show a negative return to labor and management for 2015, according to Andy Swenson, North Dakota State...

 

Winter Seminars Scheduled for Sugar Beet Growers

Seminars for sugar beet growers are scheduled during February in Grafton, Grand Forks, Fargo and Wahpeton. The seminars are sponsored by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and University of Minnesota Extension. Topics include:...

 

NDSU Offers Farm/Ranch Succession Planning Education

The NDSU Extension Service is piloting the program at six sites this winter. Have you thought about what your family farm or ranch business will look like when you retire or after you are gone? More than 80 percent of farm and ranch families hope to...

 

NDSU Releases New Soybean Variety

Characteristics of ND1406HP include 0.6 maturity, purple flower color, gray pubescence, yellow hila with dull seed coat luster and brown pod color. Producers in the soybean specialty market may be...

 

Follow the Regulations on the Use, Labeling & Sale of Cover Crops in ND

The days of going to the local elevator and buying common oats or barley to spread as a cover crop are gone. Increasing interest in cover crops, especially mixtures of crop varieties, is generating questions from producers, seed retailers and seed...

 

Consider Pros, Cons of Alternative Grain Storage Methods

All storage options should keep the grain dry and provide adequate aeration. With a considerable amount of last year’s grain crop still in storage, and a bumper crop and low prices this year, the demand for grain storage is high. “Grain can be...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017