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NDSU Extension Service: Agriculture and Natural Resources Fundamental to N.D.’s Success

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 10, 2014.

NDSU Extension supports North Dakotans’ efforts to produce the food and fiber that are essential to the state.

Producers Can Save Money, Reduce Environmental Impact

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 24, 2013.

Nutrients from livestock manure can harm water quality and have other negative environmental impacts.

Cyanobacteria Harmful to Livestock, Humans

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 12, 2012.

Watch out for green or blue-green scum in livestock water supplies, lakes and other recreational waterways.

Spotlight on Economics: Time to Consider Water Quality and Economic Good

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 23, 2012.

Efforts to maintain environmental quality need not threaten economic growth.

Spotlight on Economics: Water Laws

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 14, 2012.

A fundamental concept of water is the law that all water in North Dakota is owned by the state.

Sanitize Water Lines Before Using Water

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 09, 2011.

Take steps to make sure your drinking water is safe after a flood.

Don’t Overwork Flooded Septic Systems

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 11, 2011.

Septic systems that were flooded should be treated carefully.

Reduce Containment Pond Levels in Wet Years

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 28, 2011.

Overfilled containment ponds can result in erosion and environmental problems.

NDSU Extension Offers Water Screening

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 21, 2011.

NDSU Extension specialists will provide water quality screening and answer horticultural, septic system, well and irrigation questions at field days.

Flooded Wells Must be Cleaned

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 14, 2011.

NDSU Extension water quality experts offer advice on cleaning flooded water wells.

Protect Your Wells From Flooding

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 28, 2011.

Consider protecting your well if it's in a flood-prone area.

EPA Extends Some Oil Spill Plan Deadlines

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 20, 2010.

Some farmers and ranchers receive more time to develop a plan to clean up and mitigate oil product spills.

Pump Your Septic Tank Before Winter Hits

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 11, 2010.

Now is the time to get your septic system ready for winter.

Red Substance in Tub, Toilet is Bacteria

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 12, 2010.

Bacteria cause the pink or red substance you may find in your toilet bowl, sink, bathtub or shower stall.

Producers May Need Oil Cleanup Plan

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 21, 2010.

Farms and ranches may be required to have a plan to store, clean up and mitigate oil spills.
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