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2017 Hot Topics in Burleigh County, North Dakota
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Veterinary Feed Directive

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

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Family Meals Can Be a Reality

Family mealtimes used to be the foundation of everyone’s day, but now about 30 to 35 percent of families eat together less than three times a week, despite research showing the benefits of family meals. The North Dakota State University Extension Service is launching “The Family Table: Eat, Savor, Connect,” a program to provide families with tips, meal plans, recipes and conversation starters to help make family meals a reality.

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Basic Guidelines for Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Rabbit and vole damage on shrubs this winter has been severe,

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An Adventure Awaits You at 4-H Camp

We are gearing up for another great year at the North Dakota 4H camp. There is a camp for everyone. Camp themes range from fishing to shooting sports to science to photography and a little bit of everything in between.

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Burleigh County Association for Family and Community Education wants to celebrate a recent project at Buckstop Junction.

Family and Community Education (FCE) Association has been a strong voice in promoting a healthier and better life for individuals, families, and communities through education, leadership and action. Building on the strength of the family as the center of a strong citizenry, FCE has a rich history that you could be a part of in Burleigh County.

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Understanding Fertilizer Numbers: N-P-K

Trying to determine what fertilizer to use can be an overwhelming task. Which formulation do you need for your particular situation? Should you get the bag of 18-9-9 or the bag of 5-10-5? And what the heck do those numbers mean anyway?

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Drought Conditions

The NDSU Extension Service is monitoring the situation and developing resources to help farmers and ranchers cope with conditions.

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Get Rid of Unusable Pesticides Safely

Farmers, ranchers, pesticide dealers and applicators, government agencies and homeowners with unusable pesticides can bring them to any of the Project Safe Send Sites listed below.

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NDSU extension Snooze News publication: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/casscountyextension/pdfs/snooze-news-1

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

Sleep needs vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health.

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Livestock Forage Disaster Payment Calculator Available

An NDSU Excel program can give producers an estimate of aid they might receive through the Livestock Forage Program.

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Yard & Garden Report

Yard & Garden Report including Gold Rush, Should You Aerate Your Lawn?, Drought Watch, Chores and Challenges, Weather Almanac

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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.

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Apple Maggot Fruit Damage

Apple Maggots, one of the most destructive pest of apples has hit the area, causing this year's harvest to be disappointing. The tiny maggots create tunnels or "railroad tracks" in fruit and have a bump outer appearance. The second injury occurs as the maggots tunnel through the flesh. As a result, the pulp breaks down, discolors, and starts to rot.

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Burleigh County 4-H Council Elects New Officers

The Burleigh County 4-H Council elected the 2017-2018 Executive Board into office. Officers will serve at least a one-year term in their positions running September 12, 2017-August 31, 2018

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Sara Fisher and Breanna Miller join NDSU Extension-Burleigh County

Sara Fisher and Breanna Miller recently joined the NDSU Extension – Burleigh County staff as administrative assistants.

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Ideas for Helping Children Deal with Stress Related to Violence or Terrorism

The occurrence of recent shootings has adults concerned and children fearful. How can adults help children deal with stress related to such violence or terrorism? There are a variety of strategies that parents or other adults can use in helping children to deal with such stress.

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Burleigh County 4-H Celebrates National 4-H week

Burleigh County 4-H kicked off National 4-H week (Oct. 1-7) with a service project that provided 120 birthday parties in a bag for local charities. The bags, which contain the basics needed to have a birthday party (cake, frosting, a few decorations), were donated to Carrie’s Kids and the Ronald McDonald House to be distributed to families in need.

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