Climate Change Could Be Pushing the Great Plains into the Midwest

🕔Apr 11, 2018In 1878, the American geologist and explorer John Wesley Powell drew an invisible line in the dirt-a very long line. It was the 100th meridian west, the longitude he identified […]

North Dakota: Corn Responds to Phosphorus Starter Fertilizer, Says Study

🕔Apr 9, 2018Phosphorus-based starter fertilizer can increase corn grain yield and test weight, North Dakota State University research shows. That finding is the result of a decade of NDSU phosphorus-based starter fertilizer […]

Soybeans, Corn, Sorghum: 46-Year Study Finds Climate Shifts Drove Yield Variance

🕔Mar 27, 2018The global emergence of climate change should get farmers thinking and acting locally, according to nearly a half-century of data analyzed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.   The new Nebraska study […]

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: 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 […]

South Dakota: Wheat Production Declines – Why?

🕔Jan 30, 2018Recent USDA data shows that during the past 3 years acres devoted to wheat production continue declining in both South Dakota and North Dakota. As indicated in Table 1, South […]

Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2018A provision in Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law that forbids recording devices on farms and slaughterhouses without the owner’s consent was struck down on Thursday.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. […]

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. […]

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