Grain Storage: Monitor Moisture Content, Temperature to Avoid Losses

🕔Mar 13, 2019As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to prevent losses, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The stored grain temperature increases […]

North Dakota: Palmer Pigweed Spreads to 4 More Counties

🕔Oct 26, 2018Palmer amaranth has been confirmed in four more North Dakota counties. The very aggressive, hard-to-control weed first was found in a row-crop field in McIntosh County this summer. The other […]

North Dakota Soybeans: Enhancing Storage Starts With Harvest Moisture

🕔Aug 31, 2018Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses and storability, according to North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed […]

North Dakota: Palmer Pigweed Confirmed in McIntosh County

🕔Aug 28, 2018Palmer amaranth, a very aggressive weed, has been found in North Dakota for the first time. Laboratory analysis has confirmed that a plant found in a row-crop field in McIntosh […]

North Dakota: Scout Now for Palmer Pigweed

🕔Jul 31, 2018Palmer amaranth, the No. 1 weed problem in the U.S., hasn’t been spotted in North Dakota yet, and the state’s agricultural producers would like to keep it out. It has […]

North Dakota: Ag Tile Drainage Design Workshop, Fargo, March 27

🕔Mar 9, 2018Producers, landowners, consultants, drainage contractors, government agency staff and water resource managers will have an opportunity to learn about subsurface drainage and water table management during a tile drainage design […]

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 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 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: 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 […]

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