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Adding to the Sheep Flock Requires Planning

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 31, 2014.

Sheep producers have many considerations when thinking about expanding their flocks.

Farmers Union Contribution Supports NDSU Quentin Burdick Center

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 30, 2014.

The Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives promotes education to college students about cooperatives.

Prairie Fare: Hand Washing Really Does Cut Illness Rates

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 30, 2014.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention refers to hand washing as the single most important means of preventing the spread of disease.

BeefTalk: Change, It’s in Your Mind

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 30, 2014.

The needs of today’s cattle industry are not the same as yesteryear’s needs.

Fall Tillers Not Free Forage

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 28, 2014.

As a result of the current favorable conditions, this year’s fall tillers have grown to an unprecedented 9 to 12 inches tall and have produced considerable herbage.

Now is Time to Protect Sewer Vents From Freezing

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 24, 2014.

Taking steps now can prevent sewer vents from freezing this winter.

N.D. Dairy Convention Set for Nov. 5

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 24, 2014.

The theme of this year’s convention is the past, present and future of the dairy industry.

2014 NDSU Harvest Bowl Agribusiness Award Recipient Named

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 24, 2014.

Jerry Doan, a leader in North Dakota agriculture, was the first chair of the State Board of Agricultural Research and Education.

Prairie Fare: Take Steps to Prevent Kitchen Fires

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 23, 2014.

Kitchen fires are the most common cause of home fires.

BeefTalk: It’s Time to Buy That New Recliner

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 23, 2014.

This is the time to make good on that long-promised opportunity to do something for the family and ranch help.

Protect Livestock From Sweet Clover Disease

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 22, 2014.

Sweet clover contains a high level of a chemical that can be converted to an anticoagulant.

Prairie Fare: Onions Add Flavor, Potential Health Benefits to Your Menu

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 16, 2014.

Most people consume about 20 pounds of onions per year. In fact, we are eating 70 percent more onions than we did just a few years ago.

BeefTalk: Age and Weight Are Cow Herd Dynamics

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 16, 2014.

The cow herd averages 5.6 years of age. Does this mean that all the cows should be managed as 5-year-old cows?

Dairy Focus: Holstein Bull Calves Have Value

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 15, 2014.

The process of developing healthy calves starts at birth.

NDSU Extension Service Honors Staff for Years of Service

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 14, 2014.

NDSU Extension recognizes 37 people for years of service.
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