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County Agent Update

The family farm or ranch often is more than a business; oftentimes it also is a family legacy that has been cultivated, nurtured and maintained for generations. This makes each farm/ranch operation...

 

Narrowleaf Hawksbeard and Marestail

Narrowleaf hawksbeard and marestail are two invasive annual weeds that resist a widely used herbicide called Glyphosate. These weeds have become increasingly problematic over the years in the Western...

 

Jerry Carroll to Perform at 2018 MonDak Ag Days

The Richland County Extension Office is hosting MonDak Ag Days, and along with it, the Ag Days Banquet, on March 1 at 6 p.m., with a social beginning at 5 p.m.. Extension Agent, Tim Fine, spoke to the Roundup and explained the purpose of Ag Days....

 

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 Extension Service’s 2018 Western Crop and Pest...

 

Lawsuit Threatening LYIP Ramps Up

The Defenders of Wildlife and Natural Resources Defense Council (plaintiffs) continue their ongoing battle with Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project, the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation (defendants), focused only on the...

 

2018 Wheat Midge Forecast Lowest on Record

Soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae (cocoons) for the 2018 season, according to Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University Extension Service...

 

Feed Like A Champion

On Feb. 18, R&J Ag Supply of Sidney held their second annual Feed Like A Champion seminar for area 4H and FFA members raising show and market animals. The multi-species workshop featured...

 

National Award Goes To MSU Scientist Fighting Weeds

A Montana State University scientist who is striving to overcome a widespread problem for U.S. farmers – herbicide-resistant weeds – has won a national award for his achievements so far. Prashant...

 

Spotlight on Economics: Procuring an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Not for the Faint of Heart

“I sure hope I get a drone for Christmas,” my son said as though he simply was making an observation. After many years of motherhood, I am quite skilled at ignoring statements made to no one in particular; and this was my strategy. We have...

 

Keep Stored Grain Cool During Spring and Summer

Keeping stored grain cool is important as outdoor temperatures fluctuate and eventually start to warm this spring, a North Dakota State University Extension Service grain storage expert advises. "Not...

 

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