Burleigh County Extension
The 2015 NDSU Beef College is coming up on Dec. 3, 2015 in Bismarck! The Beef College provides a great professional development opportunity for you, and a great learning and networking opportunity for your producers. This year’s Beef College will feature a Cattle Market Outlook from Marcus Brix, a market analysist with Cattle Fax, and a Panel discussion on Filling the Workforce Needs in the Beef Industry. As well, NDSU Animal Sciences Department Head, Greg Lardy will present “State of the Beef Industry” and there will be updates on Beef Research at NDSU.
On Sunday, November 1, 150 4-H youth and adult leaders came together to assemble birthday parties in a box. The boxes contained items needed to have a birthday party and will be donated to local service organizations.
“We can’t store all of our grain forever waiting for prices to get better; we have to sell sometime. The question is, what do I store, and what do I sell?”
Trick-or-treating is fun and a treasured tradition for many families and communities. But no child needs to eat five pounds of Halloween candy this October 31! Limit the loot without spoiling the fun.
A “Tax Management for Ag Producers” program will be offered to agricultural producers and tax preparers from 9 a.m. to noon CST on Wednesday, November 18, via interactive video at 10 sites around the state, including Bismarck, to be held at the Butler Center, 505 S. 7th Street East.
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Even if there are instructions for pressure canning in the manufacturer’s directions, it is not recommended to pressure can in the electric pressure multi-cooker appliances now containing "canning" buttons on their front panels.
National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the fall 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the sixth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4 H programming in each of the communities where a TSC or Del’s Farm and Feed Supply store is located.
Throughout the summer Burleigh County 4-Hers collected 1,523 books to help build libraries in Uganda. The books were donated to the NGO Grassroots Uganda to stock the shelves of new and existing libraries.
Although tomatoes are the most widely home-canned product, you must can tomatoes carefully to avoid the risk of spoilage and food borne illness.