NDSU Extension Service offers many resources to help farmers make educated decisions about their farm/ranch operation. Below are links to Rental Agreements, Crop Variety Trial Results, and Seed Increase information. The NDAWN System gives information on weather data and us updated every hour.
PASTURE RENTAL Arrangements for Your Farm
FIXED and FLEXIBLE CASH RENTAL Arrangements for Your Farm
CROP SHARE RENTAL Arrangements for Your Farm
Visit AGLEASE101.org for more information.
Seed Increase Links
The Ransom County Crop & Livestock Association supports the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) System located at the Lisbon Airport.
NDAWN Website is updated every hour.
NDAWN Phone # has been discontinued.
What is NDAWN?
The North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) was established in 1989 with 6 stations to provide detailed weather data across North Dakota. Today it consists of 67 stations that monitor weather conditions continuously and provide hourly and daily summaries. All data and numerous applications are available free via the Internet or over the phone
Measured and calculated variables include:
Degree days (growing, insect, etc.)
Dew point temperature
Wind speed and direction
Crop water use estimates/projections