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Southwest ND (06/01/17)

.Information from the Southwest region of North Dakota.

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Southwest ND (06/01/17)

.Information from the Southwest region of North Dakota.

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South Central ND (06/01/17)

Information from the South Central region of North Dakota.

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Northeast ND (06/01/17)

Information from the Northeast region of North Dakota.

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North Central ND (06/01/17)

Information from the North Central region of North Dakota.

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Ammonium Thiosulfate (ATS) as an Ammonium Sulfate (AMS) Replacement (06/01/17)

Question: I received a call who was talking to a neighbor about an idea of substituting ammonium thiosulfate rather than using AMS with glyphosate. He normally uses 8.5 lbs. AMS per 100 gallons of water as a water conditioner. Presently he is considering inducting liquid AMS versus handling the dry product this year for their post work which is a fair amount of work currently with the dry bags.

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Dust Storms throughout the State over the Weekend (06/01/17)

Although there are more farmers using cover crops, no-till and no-till systems around the state than in the recent past, the number of ‘clean-tilled’ fields is still large.

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Stripe Rust in North Dakota (06/01/17)

The first report of stripe rust for the 2017 growing season was found in winter wheat located in Dunn County (found by Ed Cuskelly – Helena Chemical Company).

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Questions on Herbicide Options for Potato (06/01/17) Rev (06/07/17)

Question: What preemergence herbicides can I use on potato if I want to plant sugarbeets next year?

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Dry Soils and Poor Corn Emergence (06/01/17)

Conditions during the last couple of weeks have been good for planting.

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Low Plant Density and Replanting (06/01/17)

In parts of North Dakota, dry seed beds and low temperatures have delayed the emergence of broadleaf crops.

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Insect Repellent Clothing Means More Protection from Ticks and Mosquitos (06/01/17)

Farmers, ranchers, consultants, scouts, seed inspectors, insurance adjusters, handlers, workers, and especially custom pesticide applicators are routinely subjected to ticks and mosquitos.

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Sugarbeet Root Maggot Update: Peak Fly Expected in Two Weeks (06/01/17)

Most overwintered sugarbeet root maggots (SBRM) are in either the larval or pupal stage in last-year’s sugarbeet fields, and nearly all are within the upper two inches from the soil surface. However, it will not be surprising to see an occasional fly in the next couple of days, with activity picking up significantly by the end of next week.

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Canola Flea Beetles Emerging (06/01/17)

Crucifer and stripped flea beetles are emerging now and can be found in the NE, NC and SW areas of canola in ND.

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IPM Crop Survey Starts (06/01/17)

We have a new group of field scouts for the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Crop Survey in 2017!

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Cutworms Severe in SW ND (06/01/17)

Severe feeding injury and significant stand loss (several acres per field) from cutworms have been observed in canola, spring wheat, field peas and forages in southwest North Dakota this spring.

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Flag your Herbicide Trait (06/01/17)

Hey Dad, why is there a bicycle flag in the corner of our soybean field?” “Jimmy, it’s so our ag-retailer can verify they are spraying the herbicide matching our soybean variety.”

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Weather Forecast (06/01/17)

The June 1 through June 1, 2017 Weather Summary/Outlook

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Northwest ND (06/01/17)

Information from the Northwest region of North Dakota.

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Leaf Galls Already Observed…(06/01/17)

A number of different pests – insects and mites – produce a variety of galls on tree leaves. We normally don’t observe galls until later in the summer – late June through August. This year, I’ve already observed the galls produced by the maple bladder gall mite.

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