A list of current publications from NDSU Extension Service.

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Latest NDSU Extension Publications

Selecting a Sprinkler Irrigation System

Selecting a Sprinkler Irrigation System - AE91

The four basic methods of irrigation are: subsurface irrigation (“subirrigation,” which uses tile drain lines), surface or gravity irrigation, trickle irrigation (also called drip irrigation) and sprinkler irrigation. Of the acres currently irrigated in North Dakota, more than 80 percent use some type of sprinkler system. Statewide, the center pivot is the most popular sprinkler system.

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Business Startup

Business Startup The 5 (+1) Most Frequently Asked Questions - EC1517

Potential new business owners have lots of questions about starting a business that cover a variety of areas. Yet of all these inquiries, six questions commonly are asked. This publication offers answers to those questions that potential business owners usually ask.

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The Scoop on  Snow Shoveling Safety FN-1518

The Scoop on Snow Shoveling Safety - FN1518

The weather can make shoveling more diffi cult. Cold air makes working and breathing hard, which adds some extra strain on the body. Shovelers also are at risk for hypothermia, a decrease in body temperature, if they are not dressed correctly for the weather conditions.

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Fertilizing Trees

Fertilizing Trees - H1035

Fertilizing applications are used during the growing season to improve the health and appearance of trees. This publication provides information on the methods and caluclations of application.

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Estate Planning in ND: The Basics Wills and Probate

Estate Planning in North Dakota: The Basics Wills and Probate - FE553

Although most North Dakotans are quite conscientious about their property while living, some of these same thoughtful people make no provisions for its management and disposition after their deaths. This publication explains the probate process, what a will is, how it is made and additional information on advance directives.

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