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Tent Caterpillars Galore Over the last week, there have been many unknown visitors in local trees. Tent caterpillars, both Eastern and Forest, have made a large appearance this year in Williams...

 

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Farm Stress Recently in North Dakota newspapers Inforum and the Bismarck Tribune, there have been some articles about farmer suicide rates. Farming and ranching is a high stress job, as there are...

 

Spring is Here and that means Ticks

Now that the weather forecast looks to be nice the next week or so, I am hopeful that spring is here to stay! Those that spend any time outdoors will have to start looking at themselves, and their...

 

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Calf diarrhea, more often referred to as “scours”, is a big topic with a basic problem; the loss of fluids and electrolytes from the calf. Most of these cases occur within the first 3 and 16 days...

 

Potential for Foot Rot

With spring upon us, that means mud and muck. Those in the agriculture industry are thankful for the snow and moisture after last year’s drought. One of the downfalls of the mud is the challenge it...

 

Tree Trimming Time is Now

As much of North Dakota just received some much needed moisture in the form of snow, most of us are not thinking much about spring landscaping and maintenance. Every year I receive calls in May or Jun...

 

Planning for Spring Grazing

As we start the third month of 2018, ranchers have a lot on their minds. For many, March and April are their calving seasons, starting some of their busiest weeks. As exciting and tiring calving...

 

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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...

 

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Farmers, ranchers, consultants, scouts, seed inspectors, insurance adjusters, handlers, workers, and especially custom pesticide applicators are routinely subjected to ticks and mosquitos. For years,...

 

Early-Season Fungicide Application For Wheat

A common agronomic practice that will be considered in the upcoming weeks is tank mixing a fungicide with a herbicide. Here are a couple reminders when making the decision on an early season...

 

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Rangeland grazed too early can take years to recover. The recent warm temperatures may have producers itching to get their livestock out on pasture, but they need to make sure their forages are ready...

 

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High-quality Seed (part 2) Last week I wrote the first section with information from the NDSU publication Selecting High-quality Seed of Cereal Grains written by Joel Ransom, Cereal Crops Agronomist....

 

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High Quality Seed (part 1) With the weather, overall, starting to feel like spring, farmers get an itch. With the nice weather, longer days and drying soil we want to get into the field as soon as...

 

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Weak Calf Syndrome Calving season provides all types of challenges for the rancher. Nothing is more frustrating than when a normally delivered calf is slow to get up and nurse. This could be due an...

 

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64th Annual National Hard Spring Wheat Show Well folks, it is that time of year again. The 64th Annual National Hard Spring Wheat Show is February 7-9. On the 7th there will be over 450 5th graders...

 

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The Cold is Upon Us As all of us know in our region the last few weeks have been cold, windy and full of snow. This article is going to be discussing safety while traveling and home insulation....

 

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Body Condition Score There are several approaches and tools to help determine if the beef cow’s nutritional requirements and needs are being met. Some include testing feeds for nutritional content...

 

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Nutrition and Feeding of Beef Cattle Cattle are ruminants, the digestive system of cattle includes a large fluid filled rumen containing a large population of microbes. Microbes have the ability to...

 

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Annie’s Project Some women in the agriculture world have heard of Annie’s Project. So what is it? A program for empowering women in agriculture to be better business partners through networks and...

 

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Strategic Culling November 29th and 30th there were two great programs in our area for beef producers. Lisa Pederson, North Dakota State University Extension Beef Quality Specialist presented on strat...

 

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New Romaine Lettuce is a Winner! Romaine lettuce has become one of the most popular vegetables in our North Dakota Home Garden Variety Trials. It’s more popular than our leaf lettuce, butterhead let...

 

Grain Drying and Storage Tips

With harvest over for most, now comes the time to haul and sell your grain. Many operations have to have grain bins and a handling system as heading straight to the elevator isn’t an option, for...

 

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Farm and Ranch Succession Planning Many people in our area are a part of a farm or ranch operation, it is a family business. Having a family business is difficult, no matter what form of business it i...

 

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Upcoming Programs Williams County Extension Service has a few programs coming up over the next few weeks. Bovine Connection, this program is starting back up! This was a great program put on by North...

 

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Reducing Winter Feed Costs As many know that raise cattle, the prices are down this year. One way Kris Ringwall, North Dakota State University Beef Specialist, says might help reduce cost is...

 

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