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Weather/Crop Phenology Maps (09/12/13)

Maps detailing corn accumulated daily growing days, percent normal rainfall, departure from normal average air temperature, and accumulated wheat growing degree days.

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Southwest ND – Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus (09/12/13)

Information from the Southwest region of North Dakota.

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South-Central ND (09/12/13)

Information from the South-Central region of North Dakota.

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Preparing Trees for Winter Checklist (09/12/13)

With the coming of fall it is important to remember to prepare your trees for the tough North Dakota winter. The following checklist serves as a reminder of the most important considerations for fall tree care and proper tree winterization.

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Dealing with Non-Conventional Soil and Fertilizer Amendments (09/12/13)

Not that many years ago, the standard method for introducing a product was research and development. Now, most of the products introduced as soil or fertilizer amendments are development and maybe research. And if the research does not support the product use, just ignore it.

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Ear Rot Disease Concerns At Harvest For A Corn Grower In ND (09/12/13)

Keeping in view of the weather and insurance concerns, growers should keep an eye out for corn ear rots at harvest.

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Soil Sampling For Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) (09/12/13)

Soil samples for cysts require a different test than a fertility sample. It is important to treat the SCN soil sample with care and get the sample to the lab as soon as possible. Although cysts are tough, they are still living creatures and do not do well in the sun in a truck for week. Private and public labs can do cyst tests (Agvise, NDSU, UMN, etc.).

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Impact of End of Season Drought on Corn 2013 (09/12/13)

The end of the growing season for corn is fast approaching. At this point, it appears likely that we will make it to the end of September without a hard killing frost.

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Keeping Dry Bean Seed Is Risky (09/12/13)

There are many seed-borne diseases of dry beans; bacterial blights, Anthracnose, and bacterial wilt to name a few. If you keep seed that is infected with one of the pathogens causing these diseases, you greatly increase your likelihood of having an epidemic in the future.

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Direct Harvesting Dry Beans (09/12/13)

Direct harvest reduces equipment investment, harvest time, and operational costs. However, direct harvesting may result in reduced seed yield and quality if certain factors are not taken into account.

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Awed To See European Corn Borer Reaching High Levels In NC ND (09/12/13)

In a pocket of non-Bt corn production, European corn borer damage was found to be at high levels in the North Central Region of North Dakota. Out of 100 plants scouted in a “Z” pattern, 20 plants were found infested with European corn borer larvae.

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Aphids Infesting Area Sugarbeet Fields (09/12/13)

Sugarbeet root aphid (SBRA) infestations have been reported as occurring in several sugarbeet fields in the Red River Valley during the past few weeks.

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Soybean Aphids Moving To Buckthorn (09/12/13)

Winged soybean aphids were observed moving to buckthorn (Rhamnus spp), a small woody shrub. Buckthorn is common in our shelterbelts and woods in North Dakota.

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Weather/Crop Phenology Maps (08/22/13)

Maps detailing corn accumulated daily growing days, percent normal rainfall, departure from normal average air temperature, and accumulated wheat growing degree days.

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Southwest ND (08/2/13)

Information from the Southwest region of North Dakota.

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Row Crop tour on Sept. 5 (08/22/13)

The field tour is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 5, at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center. The event begins at 4 p.m. and concludes with a sponsored supper. Participants will view field research trials and receive production recommendations on corn, dry beans and soybeans.

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South-Central ND (08/22/13)

Information from the South-Central region of North Dakota.

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Fall N Application (08/22/13)

Here are my recommendations for application of anhydrous ammonia and urea in North Dakota in the fall. No fall anhydrous ammonia or urea on sandy loam soils or coarser or soil that floods regularly in the spring. Do not apply any anhydrous ammonia or urea until the calendar hits October.

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Fall Soil Testing (08/22/13)

As in the past, soil testing for residual nitrate immediately following early crop harvest in August is perfectly acceptable.

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Fall Tillage (08/22/13)

The soil this August is behaving differently than during last year’s dry period. Last year, the soil on higher clay soils was very hard and worked up very cloddy.

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