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2021 MonDak Ag Days To Be Held In Hybrid Format This Week

MonDak Ag Days is an annual event sponsored by Sidney Chamber Ag Committee. It provides educational opportunities for MonDak area farmers and ranchers and showcases the latest in agriculture related...

 

ND State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest/Quiz Bowl March 6-7

For the first time ever, the North Dakota State 4-H Livestock Judging will take place in western North Dakota. On Saturday, March 6, the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest is set to take place in Watford City at McKenzie County Fairgrounds and...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    March 3, 2021 

2021 MonDak Ag Days To Be Held In Hybrid Format March 4-5

MonDak Ag Days is an annual event that brings together the agriculture community to celebrate the industry. It provides educational opportunities for MonDak area farmers and ranchers and showcases the...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    March 3, 2021 

Grasshopper Management To Be Discussed At MonDak Ag Days

On Friday, March 5, at 1:30 p.m. MST, Dr. Dave Branson will be speaking at MonDak Ag Days on grasshopper problems in 2020 and a grasshopper outlook for 2021.  For over 20 years, Branson has been a research entomologist at the USDA-Agricultural...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    March 3, 2021 

Dr. Rand To Speak At MonDak Ag Days

Thursday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. MST, Dr. Tatyana Rand will be discussing alfalfa weevil and wheat stem sawfly identification, research and management. Dr. Rand is a research ecologist, in Pest Management Research Unit, at USDA-ARS Northern Plains...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    March 3, 2021 

McKelvy To Present Virtually At MonDak Ag Days

Dr. Uta McKelvy will be giving a virtual presentation on small grain disease identification, control and efficacy of seed treatments on Friday, March 5, at 12:30 p.m..  McKelvy is the associate...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    March 3, 2021 

Brian Jenks: Weed ID Training At MonDak Ag Days

Dr. Brian Jenks, NDSU weed scientist, will provide training on how to identify weeds that are likely to be present in the MonDak area on Friday, March 5, at 9:30 a.m. MST.  Jenks has conducted research in most crops grown in western North Dakota and...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    Ag Roundup    March 3, 2021 

LYIP Helps Ensure Successful Sugar Beet Production

Ever since 1909, the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project (LYIP), has been providing a reliable supply of irrigation water to several acres of farmland across the west side of the Yellowstone River (even during the Dust Bowl).  This supply of...

 

LYIP Helps Ensure Successful Sugar Beet Production

Ever since 1909, the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project (LYIP), has been providing a reliable supply of irrigation water to several acres of farmland across the west side of the Yellowstone River...

 

Two Area Sugar Beet Growers Inducted Into Sidney Sugars 20/20 Club

Bryce Jorgensen: Bryce Jorgensen, Savage, averaged 29 tons per acre and 20.09% sugar. “I was very pleased that I made it in the 20/20 club. Sugar beet farming is a risky business and profit margins are getting tighter every year so there is more...

 

2021 MonDak Ag Days To Be Held in Hybrid Format March 4 & 5

MonDak Ag Days is an annual event that brings together the agriculture community to celebrate the industry. It provides educational opportunities for MonDak area farmers and ranchers and showcases...

 

68th Annual National Hard Spring Wheat Show & Mondak Pulse Day This Week

The 68th Annual National Hard Spring Wheat Show is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 10, and the Annual MonDak Pulse Day is set for Thursday, Feb. 11. Both events will be at the Williston Area Recreation Center, 822 18th St. E., Williston. This year,...

 

McKenzie County JDA Housing Programs Continue To Be Successful

In June 2019, the McKenzie County Job Development Authority (JDA) started two programs designed to help defray infrastructure costs for qualifying housing projects in McKenzie County.  “Our goal has been simply to help generate incentive for more...

 
 By Anna Dragseth    News    February 3, 2021

Get Ready for a Night of Hygge at Pioneer Museum, Watford City, Feb. 13

Pioneer Museum of McKenzie County will be hosting a Hygge event Saturday, Feb. 13, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event will be an evening of visiting with people, enjoying Scandinavian style food,...

 

39th Annual Bread Fair Set For February

The 39th Annual Bread Fair is set to take place over the first two weeks of February (pending scheduling with all the schools).   "Due to COVID-19 restrictions, I will be traveling to the...

 

Dr. Kalil To Speak On Scab Management In Durum During Wheat Show

At 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the National Hard Spring Wheat Show in Williston, Dr. Audrey Kalil, NDSU Williston Research Extension Center plant pathologist, will be speaking about her research...

 

Dr. Franzen To Address Stratification Of Acidity In No Till Soil

NDSU professor and Extension Soil Specialist Dr. Dave Franzen, will be speaking about soil acidification at the National Hard Spring Wheat Show starting at 11 a.m. CST, Wednesday, Feb. 10 in...

 

2021 MonDak Ag Days To Be Held in Hybrid Format March 4 & 5

MonDak Ag Days is an annual event that brings together the agriculture community to celebrate the industry. It provides educational opportunities for MonDak area farmers and ranchers and showcases...

 

Soybean Production: Picking Up Popularity In Western, ND

MonDak Pulse Day on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 12:10 p.m., John Rickertsen, Hettinger Research Extension Center research agronomist will be discussing the basics of growing soybeans in western, North...

 

Leo & Chilson Discuss Weeds at Upcoming Wheat Show

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 10:20 a.m. at National Hard Spring Wheat Show, Kelly Leo and Jeffrey Chilson will be giving updates on weeds prevalent in western North Dakota. The 68th Annual National Hard...

 

ANOVA Family Health Center Offers Rapid COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

The ANOVA Family Health Center, 301 12th St SE, Watford City, ND, has been offering COVID-19 drive-thru testing since March, but more recently, they have been providing rapid COVID-19 testing. The...

 

Door 204 Adds A Vibrant Mural Featuring The Landscape Of Watford City

Located on the bricks outside of Door 204, Watford City, sits a brand-new mural that features contemporary and historical parts of Watford City, including Badlands, Long X Bridge, oil wells, hay bales...

 

Rhianna's Dance Studio Offers Variety Of Classes To Watford City Area

Rhianna’s Dance Studio, located on 360 Main St N Suite #2B, Watford City, offers many genres of dance lessons for all ages and abilities.  “We offer over 20 classes a week in many different styles including ballet, hip hop, jazz and more. Our...

 

Jackson Dodds Continues To Excel At Hockey

Last year, Jackson Dodds broke a Watford City Oilers scoring record. He broke The Career Points Record with 323 points in just three seasons. "A lot of hard work and commitment is what helped me...

 

McKenzie County Healthcare Systems Now Offers Suboxone Clinic

McKenzie County Healthcare Systems Inc. (MCHS) has added many different services to their clinic, and more recently, they have implemented a Suboxone Clinic. This is a program offered to people who...

 

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