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Winter wheat fertilization recommendations in North Dakota previously were similar to spring wheat and durum. As a larger research base was developed for spring wheat and durum, separating the winter wheat from other wheats became necessary due to their unique nutrient requirements.
Dry edible beans have become a significant crop in eastern and east-central North Dakota during the past decade. Acreage for the past 15 years is shown in Table 1, with production by classes in Table 2. The 610,000 dry bean acres planted in 2009 reflect a decrease of 50,000 acres compared with 2008.
Canola is a major crop in the northern Great Plains and in North Dakota. In 2009, North Dakota accounted for approximately 89 percent of the canola acreage harvested in the United States. This report summarizes canola variety performance at the various North Dakota State University Research Extension Centers.
Pesticides include natural and man-made substances such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, disinfectants and rodenticides. This publication guides you to the right pesticide, how to read the label directions, precautions, disposal, safety, storage and alternatives.
A food safety study was conducted with 58 international students from 30 different countries at North Dakota State University. Participants indicated the kind of food safety information they would like to get to help them safely handle new and unfamiliar foods they encountered in the U.S. Many of the participants asked for information about food storage, preserving leftovers, proper handling of salads and fresh vegetables, and the safety of processed and frozen foods.