North Dakota: Keep Stored Grain Cool During Spring, Summer

🕔Feb 21, 2018Keeping 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 only […]

North Dakota: 2018 Wheat Midge Forecast Lowest on Record

🕔Feb 15, 2018Soil 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 entomologist. A […]

North Dakota Weather: Odds Good for Drought Extending Into 2018

🕔Jan 31, 2018The drought North Dakota experienced in 2017 could continue into 2018, according to Adnan Akyuz, state climatologist and professor of climatological practice at North Dakota State University. That may be […]

North Dakota: Soybean, Spring Wheat Projected Profits in 2018

🕔Jan 5, 2018More acres have been planted to soybeans than any other crop in North Dakota the past two years, says Andy Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension Service farm management specialist. […]

North Dakota Soybeans: “Getting It Right” Production Meetings Set

🕔Jan 3, 2018Soybean producers will have an opportunity to learn about intensive soybean management at one of four Getting it Right in Soybean Production meetings the North Dakota State University Extension Service has […]

North Dakota Seed Department Fines 2 for Brown-Bagging Seed

🕔Nov 2, 2017The North Dakota State Seed Department has fined two Minto farmers a total of $12,500 for an illegal farmer-to-farmer transfer of a protected wheat variety. A farmer-to-farmer exchange of Linkert, […]

North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

🕔Oct 18, 2017Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses, according to North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats […]

North Dakota Corn: Harvest, Drying, Storage Challenging This Year

🕔Oct 16, 2017Each year brings challenges for crop production, and this year’s drought and cool August will have a big impact on North Dakota’s corn production, North Dakota State University Extension Service […]

North Dakota: 8 Farm/Ranch Legacy Planning Workshops Set, Nov. – Jan.

🕔Oct 11, 2017After many good years in agriculture, some retirement-age farmers and ranchers may be thinking that now is a good time to exit the industry while letting the next generation shoulder […]

North Dakota: Long-Term Grain Storage Requires Good Management

🕔Oct 10, 2017The amount of grain in storage in North Dakota continues to increase. Corn stocks on Sept. 1 were up 161 percent from 2016. Of that, 54 million bushels are stored […]

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