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North Central ND (06/13/19)

Information from the North Central region of North Dakota

Some rain fell over the North Central region over the last week: Minot 0.08”; Rugby 0.09”; Bottineau 0.32”; Rolla 0.13”; Plaza 0.14”; Mohall 0.04’; and Garrison 0.56”.  Minor cut worm damage is continuing to be reported in the area.  Flea beetles are hitting area canola fields in high numbers – remember to scout!  Economic thresholds and scouting details were highlighted in last week’s Crop and Pest Report. Canola is in the 2nd leaf stage, soybean V1 to V2 stages, and small grains have tillered.

Do you have an interest in learning more about beneficial insects and their impact on the farm?  NDSU Extension, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and other area partners are teaming up to present Good Bugs III: Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Control – Conservation Biocontrol on Rangeland and Cropland short course.  This course will be offered on June 26th at the Burleigh County SCD Menoken Farm.  Both courses will begin at 9 am local time and conclude around 4 pm.  Registration is $40.  Registration is available at  If you have any question, please reach out to TJ Prochaska at


TJ Prochaska

Extension Cropping Systems Specialist

NDSU North Central Research Extension Center

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