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  • Area Events

    Jul 17, 2024

    Events in Williston & Tioga, Central Time Thurs., July 18 2-7 p.m. - Bakken Rocks Cookfest, Tioga - Free food, live music, great fun. Learn more about the oil & gas industry from industry experts, meet employees of companies working in the area & get some great BBQ. Information Session: Tioga Community Center, 410 6th St. NE; BBQ, Live Music & Kids Activities: Tioga City Park, 310 4th St. NE. Thurs., July 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 5-9 p.m. - Summer Nights On Main - Come to downtown Williston to experience incredible live music, amazing...

  • WREC Field Day Scheduled For July 10 & 11

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jul 3, 2024

    The Williston Research Extension Center will host their annual Field Days July 10 and 11 at their Williston and Ray locations. The Dryland/Horticulture Tour will start Wednesday, July 10, at 3 p.m. CT with registration, and the welcome and tour starting at 4 p.m. The location for the first tour is 14120 Hwy. 2 W., Williston. The Irrigated Field Day on July 11 will take place at the Nesson Valley Irrigated Research site at 5154 112th Ave. NW, Ray, ND. Tentatively, stop one on the tour will be “Maintaining Markets with Research Information”, and...

  • WREC Field Day Scheduled For July 10 & 11

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jul 3, 2024

    The Williston Research Extension Center will host their annual Field Days July 10 and 11 at their Williston and Ray locations. The Dryland/Horticulture Tour will start Wednesday, July 10, at 3 p.m. CT with registration, and the welcome and tour starting at 4 p.m. The location for the first tour is 14120 Hwy. 2 W., Williston. The Irrigated Field Day on July 11 will take place at the Nesson Valley Irrigated Research site at 5154 112th Ave. NW, Ray, ND. Tentatively, stop one on the tour will be...

  • Williston Research Extension Center Field Day Features Something For Everyone

    Jun 5, 2024

    July 10, 2024 residents in the MonDak area may find a way to save a life in a special addition to the Williston Research Extension Center Field Day with STOP THE BLEED® training. The Williston REC is known for its long history of collaborative research as part of NDSU Agriculture. The crop research taking place at the WREC has brough new varieties and cropping system advancements into the MonDak region. The information from the WREC has been used in fields to enhance profitability with pest control and assisted with recommendations for...

  • Williston Research Extension Center Field Day Features Something For Everyone

    Jun 5, 2024

    July 10, 2024 residents in the MonDak area may find a way to save a life in a special addition to the Williston Research Extension Center Field Day with STOP THE BLEED® training. The Williston REC is known for its long history of collaborative research as part of NDSU Agriculture. The crop research taking place at the WREC has brough new varieties and cropping system advancements into the MonDak region. The information from the WREC has been used in fields to enhance profitability with pest control and assisted with recommendations for...

  • MonDak Cropping Seminar To Be Held Feb. 20

    Marley Manoukian Voll|Feb 14, 2024

    The northeast group of Montana State University (MSU) Extension Agents are planning the MonDak Cropping Seminar, formerly known as MonDak Pulse Day, for Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Wolf Point, MT. This event will feature a wide range of topics and a great lineup of speakers. The event will be held at the Elk’s Lodge, 304 Main St. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. There is a $20 registration fee and lunch will be included. There will be a total of four pesticide points available during the MonDak Cropping Seminar, two available in the morning a...

  • MonDak Cropping Seminar To Be Held Feb. 20

    Marley Manoukian Voll|Feb 7, 2024

    The northeast group of Montana State University (MSU) Extension Agents are planning the MonDak Cropping Seminar, formerly known as MonDak Pulse Day, for Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Wolf Point, MT. This event will feature a wide range of topics and a great lineup of speakers. The event will be held at the Elk’s Lodge at 304 Main Street with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. There is a $20 registration fee and lunch will be included. There will be a total of four pesticide points available during the MonDak Cropping Seminar, two available in the m...

  • NDSU-WREC Field Day

    Jul 19, 2023

    The NDSU-WREC Dryland Field Day was held in conjunction with the Horticulture Field Day on July 12 in Williston....

  • 2023 MSU-EARC & NDSU-WREC Preparing For Annual Field Days

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jul 5, 2023

    The 2023 MSU-EARC Field Day, Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave., will start at 9 a.m. on July 11. They have an agenda packed with speakers who will be covering their current research projects, all of which affect our local farmers and crop choices. Marie Dorval, MSU Ph.D. student, will be discussing intercropping chickpea and flax for Ascochyta disease management. Followed by, Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC plant pathologist, will speaking on cover crops affecting pulse crop root diseases. Dr. Chengci...

  • Agricultural Research Centers In Sidney & Williston Preparing For Annual Field Days

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jul 5, 2023

    The 2023 MSU-EARC Field Day, Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave., will start at 9 a.m. on July 11. They have an agenda packed with speakers who will be covering their current research projects, all of which affect our local farmers and crop choices. Marie Dorval, MSU Ph.D. student, will be discussing intercropping chickpea and flax for Ascochyta disease management. Followed by, Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC plant pathologist, will speaking on cover crops affecting pulse crop root diseases. Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC superintendent and agronomist, will...

  • Williston REC To Host Dryland Agronomy Field Day in July

    Jaymi Mozeak|Jul 5, 2023

    NDSU will be holding the Annual Dryland Agronomy Field Day at the Williston Dryland Research Farm on Wednesday, July 12, located 4.5 miles west of Williston on U.S. Highway 2. The Annual Dryland Agronomy Field Day begins with registration at 3 p.m. followed by dryland crops tour at 4 p.m. NDSU research scientists will highlight their work. Greg Lardy, NDSU agricultural affairs vice president, will be in attendance for the Dryland Agronomy Field Day. Clair Keene, assistant professor and extension...

  • Williston Research Extension Center Field Days Set for July 12 and 13

    NDSU Agriculture Communication|Jul 5, 2023

    Field days at North Dakota State University's (NDSU) Williston Research Extension Center (WREC) are set for July 12 and 13. NDSU research scientists will highlight their work. Greg Lardy, NDSU vice president for agricultural affairs, will attend the field day. The annual dryland agronomy and horticulture field day will be held Wednesday, July 12, at the WREC, 4.5 miles west of Williston on U.S. Highway 2. The event begins with registration at 3 p.m. Central time. The dryland crops tour starts...

  • Agricultural Research Centers In Sidney & Williston Preparing For Annual Field Days

    Katelyn Sponheim|Jun 7, 2023

    The 2023 MSU-EARC Field Day, Sidney, 1501 N Central Ave., will start at 9 a.m. on July 11. They have an agenda packed with speakers who will be covering their current research projects, all of which affect our local farmers and crop choices. Marie Dorval, MSU Ph.D. student, will be discussing intercropping chickpea and flax for Ascochyta disease management. Followed by, Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC plant pathologist, will speaking on cover crops affecting pulse crop root diseases. Dr. Chengci Chen, EARC superintendent and agronomist, will...

  • Get Some Help With Those Persistent Weeds At Ag Days

    Dianne Swanson|Feb 22, 2023

    Charlie Lim, NDSU Williston Research Extension Center (WREC) Extension weed specialist, Williston, is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. March 3 at MonDak Ag Days in Sidney. Lim will offer farmers, ranchers and gardeners up to date information relating to effective control of weeds using pre-emergent herbicides. He will explain the differences in herbicide modes of action and requirements for effective weed control. He will also have updates on herbicide resistance. Lim will cover control of weeds in...

  • MonDak Ag Research Summit Returns Jan. 19

    Beth Redlin|Jan 4, 2023

    Are you worried about grasshoppers or wheat stem sawfly this coming year? Are you interested in intercropping and disease management in dryland pulses and irrigated sugarbeet? How about adding new soybean varieties and cereals to your irrigated rotations? What about weed management in row crops and rangeland, and soil health measures? All those topics and more will be featured in the 2023 MonDak Ag Research Summit returning this Jan. 19. The summit is coordinated by North Dakota State University’s Williston Research Extension Center (WREC), Mon...

  • MonDak Ag Research Summit Returns Jan. 19

    Beth Redlin|Jan 4, 2023

    Are you worried about grasshoppers or wheat stem sawfly this coming year? Are you interested in intercropping and disease management in dryland pulses and irrigated sugarbeet? How about adding new soybean varieties and cereals to your irrigated rotations? What about weed management in row crops and rangeland, and soil health measures? All those topics and more will be featured in the 2023 MonDak Ag Research Summit returning this Jan. 19. The summit is coordinated by North Dakota State...

  • Bergman Retires After Serving 48 Years As Ag Research Agronomist/Safflower Breeder In MonDak Region

    Nov 23, 2022

    Jerry Bergman, Sidney, started his long time ag career 48 years ago with the Montana State University’s Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Sidney, as a research agronomist/safflower breeder in 1973. He served in this position until 1980 when he was named Superintendent of the MSU Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Sidney. In 1994, he became the co-director of both the Williston Research Extension Center and EARC, Sidney. He continued in this position until December 31, 2011 when he retired from the MSU university system and became the d...

  • Bergman Retires After Serving 48 Years As Ag Research Agronomist/Safflower Breeder In MonDak Region

    Nov 2, 2022

    Jerry Bergman, Sidney, started his long time ag career 48 years ago with the Montana State University's Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Sidney, as a research agronomist/safflower breeder in 1973. He served in this position until 1980 when he was named Superintendent of the MSU Eastern Agricultural Research Center, Sidney. In 1994, he became the co-director of both the Williston Research Extension Center and EARC, Sidney. He continued in this position until December 31, 2011 when he...

  • Bergman Retirement Open House & Dinner Set For Thursday

    Oct 12, 2022

    A Retirement Open House and Dinner is being held honoring Jerry Bergman, WREC director, for 48 years of service and contributions to the MonDak region Thursday, Oct. 13. An Open House will be held from 3-5 p.m. at the Williston Research Extension Center, 14120 Hwy. 2, Williston. A dinner will be served from 5-8 p.m. at McCody Concrete, 14021 Hwy. 2, Williston....

  • Precision Agriculture Technology Improving Crop Yield

    Anna Garcia|Sep 7, 2022

    Agriculturists and researchers continue to develop technologies and strategies that decrease negative effects on crop performance and yield. Some examples of technology that is helping improve farming is precision agriculture, topography, and UAV. Precision Agriculture is a management strategy that collects and analyzes temporal and spatial data to support management decisions. It is known to improve resource use efficiency, productivity, quality, profitability, and sustainability of...

  • New Weed Specialist Joins the WREC

    Anna Garcia|Aug 3, 2022

    Charlemagne Lim recently joined the NDSU Williston Research Extension Center as their new Extension weed specialist. With this role, Lim plans to develop Extension programs to help producers identify, assess, and control weeds. He said, "I am looking forward to the creative part of working with our clients and stakeholders for ideas and solutions relevant to North Dakota agriculture and its people." Lim obtained his bachelor's degree in agriculture and master's degree in Agronomy from the...

  • WREC Adds A New Staff Member To The Team

    Anna Garcia|Aug 3, 2022

    The Williston Research Extension Center added a new staff member to their team, Dr. Edson Ncube. "This is an exciting position offered by Dr. Audrey Kalil in which I am looking forward to conducting applied research targeting the management of crop diseases which cause economic losses to farms in the MonDak Region," said Ncube. Dr. Ncube will be working on plant disease research that increases climate resiliency of durum wheat, chickpea, lentil, and pea production. He hopes to address the...

  • Research Centers Hold Field Days

    Aug 3, 2022

    The MSU/EARC Field Day was held July 12 in Sidney....

  • Fusarium Head Blight Research Continues At EARC

    Anna Garcia|Jul 6, 2022

    Dr. Frankie Crutcher, MSU-EARC's plant pathologist will discuss fusarium head blight (FHB) resistant variety development and fungicide treatments for disease management at the EARC Field Day, July 12 at 9 a.m. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), FHB is one of the most devastating plant diseases in the world. The USDA ranks FHB as the worst plant disease to hit the U.S. since the rust epidemics in the 1950s. Since 1990, U.S. barley and wheat growers have lost over $3...

  • Williston Research Extension Center Field Days, July 13-14

    Anna Garcia|Jul 6, 2022

    The NDSU Williston Research Extension Center (WREC), located 4.5 miles west of Williston, will be hosting its annual Field Day Tours this month. The Dryland and Horticulture Field Day Tour is set for Wednesday, July 13. Registration will begin at 3 p.m. CT and the tour will kick off at 4 p.m. NDSU Extension specialists and researchers will share their studies and new ag-related information. The WREC dryland studies focus on research in a no-till environment. “We are expecting a large turnout this year as the drought conditions that persisted in...

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