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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.
Rye previously was grouped with wheat in fertility recommendations, but rye has unique nutrient requirements that separate it from other grains. Nitrogen requirements are not as high, even though yield may be comparable to wheat. Because economic return for rye is not as high as for wheat, other nutrient recommendations are more modest. A significant amount of rye is grown organically, so suggestions for fertilizing in an organic system also are included.
As young children grow older, the challenges they face in life become more serious. Parents and other adults may become increasingly concerned about children’s safety. This publication addresses the topics of alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention, and how to guide children in growing up healthy and drug-free.
Growing houseplants is a challenging and rewarding hobby that can be enjoyed by everyone and need not be difficult.This publication covers the cultural considerations, trouble signs, colored pictures of common insect and arthropod pests and diseases of houseplants.
People have different needs, wants and values that will determine how much they need to save or invest. This publication will highlight some of the different savings and investment plans.