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Latest NDSU Extension Publications

Use of Minerals in Dairy Cattle AS-1271

Use of Minerals in Dairy Cattle - AS1271

All too often, discussions of dairy nutrition are limited to nutrients, such as energy and protein, that have a direct impact on milk production. But what about minerals? What are they? Why are they important? How much do cows need? What happens if we don’t provide enough of a particular mineral? Can we provide too much? While varying mineral levels may not have the immediate impact of a major shift in energy or protein levels, the long-term effects on animal health, longevity and growth are significant.

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Power Line Compatible Tree and Shrub Selections

Power Line Compatible Tree and Shrub Selections - H1104

Everyone loves large, stately, picturesque trees, but the nicest species can become a problem if planted under, or too near, overhead power lines. This publication gives a listing of what trees are compatible and which are not.

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methods of preserving flowers

Methods of Preserving Flowers - H1037

Preserving flowers is becoming more and more popular with an ever-increasing number of flower-conscious Americans. H1037 explains how to gather plant material; methods of hanging; glycerin; pressing; the different drying agents and methods to make your experience successful.

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Home Canning Meat Poultry, Red Meats, Game and Seafood

Home Canning Meat Poultry, Red Meats, Game and Seafood - FN188

Poultry, red meats, game and seafoods are low-acid foods and must be processed in a pressure canner to assure their safety. This publications provides general tips for high-quality products, general procedures and recipes.

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On-farm Turkey Carcass Composting and Management Issues Under ND Climatic Conditions -PDF

On-farm Turkey Carcass Composting and Management Issues Under North Dakota Climatic Conditions - NM1487

Turkey mortality is part of a turkey production system. Environmentally safe disposal of turkey carcasses is vital to a farm’s biosecurity and for prevention of disease outbreaks. The North Dakota Department of Health prefers burning, burial, landfilling, rendering or composting of carcasses as part of normal carcass management.

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