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Hard red spring (HRS) wheat was planted on 6.7 million acres in 2009, down slightly from 6.8 million acres planted in 2008. Temperature and rainfall were favorable for high yield development throughout the wheat growing regions of the state, resulting in one of the highest average yields for the state ever. Protein content was lower than normal, however, due to the unexpected high yields.
Durum was planted on 1.7 million acres in North Dakota in 2009, a similar acreage to 2008. Precipitation was generally abundant in the durum-growing areas of North Dakota in 2009, and yields were well above average. The most commonly grown varieties in 2009 were Divide, Lebsock, Mountrail and Pierce, occupying 20.6, 16.9, 16.9 and 9.4 percent of the acreage planted, respectively. Alkabo and Ben were the next most important varieties.
No matter the language, hand washing is an important step in the fight against germs. Follow these guidelines for proper hand-washing practices.
How children use money will affect not only their economic stability and security throughout life, but also how they live and feel about their lives. This publication will show parents and other adults how they can help children learn about and develop money management skills by discussing money with them, planning together and providing children with positive learning experiences.
Whether trying to save money or save natural resources, concentrating on the areas of the home that are the largest energy consumers or areas for energy waste makes sense. Each home is different, but this guide will provide some direction for where to concentrate efforts to reduce energy consumption.