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North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

North Dakota Livestock: Herbicides May Restrict Crop Use as Feed

👤By Ellen Crawford, North Dakota State University 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Some producers are turning to small-grain crops as feed for their livestock because this year’s drought is causing a severe shortage of grass and hay. However, herbicides applied to those small-grain crops may make them unusable as livestock feed. “Most

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Wheat: North Dakota Drought Increases Abandoned Fields, Low Yields – DTN

Wheat: North Dakota Drought Increases Abandoned Fields, Low Yields – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter, and Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 28, 2017

The effects of North Dakota’s extreme drought conditions remained visible as the Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour ventured through central, north-central and northwest regions of the state Wednesday. Crop scouts visited 225 fields and calculated an average overall yield

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North Dakota: 2 Upcoming Corn Management Workshops, July 25, 26

North Dakota: 2 Upcoming Corn Management Workshops, July 25, 26

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University Extension 🕔Jul 19, 2017

The North Dakota State University Extension Service will host two one-day workshops on corn management July 25 and 26. The July 25 workshop will be held near Minot at the North Central Research Extension Center (REC). The July 26 workshop

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North Dakota Drought: Possible Grain Seed Shortage Coming

North Dakota Drought: Possible Grain Seed Shortage Coming

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Farmers should be mindful of escalating drought conditions and the outlook for seed supplies for 2018 planting, says Ken Bertsch, North Dakota’s state seed commissioner. North Dakota State Seed Department personnel are taking calls on a daily basis from farmers

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North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 18, 2017

In my first drought story earlier in June, much of the focus was on the poor condition of the wheat and durum crops. While that is still the case, with both of those crops in worse shape since then, the

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North Dakota Wheat: Severe Cutworm Infestations in Southwest of State

North Dakota Wheat: Severe Cutworm Infestations in Southwest of State

👤By Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Severe feeding injury and significant stand loss (several acres per field) from cutworms have been observed in canola, spring wheat, field peas and forages in southwest North Dakota this spring. The photographs emailed to me show that the army cutworm

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North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

North Dakota Farm Performance Rebounds in 2016

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔May 23, 2017

North Dakota’s farm financial performance exceeded expectations in 2016. The average net farm income of 531 farms in the North Dakota Farm Business Management Program rebounded to $126,752 in 2016, compared with $28,600 in 2015, which was the lowest in

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North Dakota: Cropland Values Flat to Down

North Dakota: Cropland Values Flat to Down

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

A decline in North Dakota cropland value of 1 percent was indicated by a January survey commissioned by the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands. Andrew Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist, derived regional and state

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North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

North Dakota Farmer Successfully Manages Heavy Clay Soils with Cover Crops, No-Till – DTN

👤By Susan Winsor Progressive Farmer Contributing Editor 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Some farmers may curse heavy clay soils, but the Toussaint family is finding a way to manage these tough soils using roots instead of iron. Cereal rye as a cover crop and a much wider crop rotation have allowed the

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North Dakota: Wheat Producers Will Receive Maximum Farm Bill Payments in 2017

North Dakota: Wheat Producers Will Receive Maximum Farm Bill Payments in 2017

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔Mar 16, 2017

All North Dakota wheat base acres enrolled in the Agricultural Risk Coverage – County (ARC-CO) program should receive the maximum allowed payment rate in late 2017 for the 2016 year. The payment rate per base acre should range from $21.44

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