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NDSU Offers Updated Crop Compare Program for 2017

NDSU Offers Updated Crop Compare Program for 2017

The program provides a tool for producers to check the changing scenarios until final planting decisions are made this spring. The North Dakota State University Extension Service has updated the Crop Compare program, which is a spreadsheet designed to compare cropping alternatives. The most favorable crop budgets were in the western part of the state.

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Cattle and Cold Weather

Winter in the Northern Great Plains is inevitable. It will be cold and it will snow. The question is how much and for how long. A 2-3 day blizzard started on December 5, 2016 followed by subzero temperatures the following week. Another blizzard hit on December 26, 2016. Snow falls are hard to measure with 30-60 mile per hour winds.

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Veterinary Feed Directive

Goes Into Effect on January 1, 2017. Will you be ready?

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Local Family Receives Harvest Bowl Honor

Dave and Colleen Pearce of Bismarck were recognized as Burleigh County’s honoree at the 43rd annual Harvest Bowl Nov. 4 and 5.

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Turkey Basics

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, here are a couple tips on some subjects that I’m hearing about this holiday season.

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Burleigh County 4-H Assembles Art Kits

On Sunday, October 30, 115 4-H youth and adult leaders came together to assemble art kits for kids. The kits contained items that youth use for art projects. Burleigh County 4-H assembled over 100 kits to be donated to Carrie’s Kids and the Welcome House to help those in need.

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Preserving Wild Game Meat

Wild game provides wholesome, nourishing food, but it should be handled and preserved carefully to retain quality. Like domestic meat, wild meat is perishable, so care is needed to maintain its safety. This unusually warm weather can pose a food safety threat to your newly harvested game. Here are some tips:

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Fall Needle Drop

Fall is upon us and we are seeing great fall color from our trees! Did you realize that evergreen needles change color in the fall just like our deciduous trees? It is true and often worries homeowners.

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There is a project for everyone, join 4-H today

Youth in 4-H are four times more likely to give back to their community, two times more likely to make healthier choices and the best part is…most of the time they don’t realize they are learning something.

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JMG: Growing and Giving Smiles 2016

JMG: Growing and Giving Smiles

There’s nothing better than seeing beautiful flowers grown in gardens during the summer! Well maybe there is something better…like receiving a floral arrangement of homegrown flowers. Burleigh County residents in nursing homes, assistant living, and hospitals have been receiving gladiolus and zinnia arrangements grown and arranged by at-risk youth.

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