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This publication reports the results of multilocation corn hybrid trials conducted in three regions of eastern North Dakota.
Bright Beginnings #27 Practical Strategies in Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention for Young Children - FS1463
What can parents and other adults do with young children to prevent use of alcohol,tobacco and other drugs? Parents and caregivers have a number of things they can do to help young children prepare to make good choices. This publication offers suggestions for parents and other adults to consider as they guide young children in learning to make healthy choices regarding alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
North Dakota Barley, Oat,Rye and Flax Variety Trial Results for 2009 and Selection Guide - A1049-2009
Barley, oat, rye and flax varieties are tested each year at multiple sites throughout North Dakota. The relative performance of these varieties is shown in table form. Variety performance data are used to provide variety recommendations to producers.
Soybean variety selection should be based on maturity, yield, seed quality, lodging, iron-deficiency chlorosis tolerance and disease reaction. Later-maturing varieties tend to yield more than early maturing varieties when evaluated at the same location. After determining a suitable maturity for the farm, comparing yields of varieties that are of similar maturity is important. Although late maturity increases yield potential, later-maturing cultivars are more risky to grow than earlier-maturing varieties because an early fall frost may kill a late-maturing variety before the beans have completely filled in the pods, which will reduce yield greatly.
In North Dakota, an estimated 850,000 acres of sunflowers were harvested in 2009. This was a decrease of 230,000 acres compared with 2008.