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NDSU Releases New Soybean Variety

Characteristics of ND1406HP include 0.6 maturity, purple flower color, gray pubescence, yellow hila with dull seed coat luster and brown pod color.

Kandel Shares Skills With Ethiopian Farmers

Kandel worked with nine subsistence farm groups, with more than 275 participants, during three-hour training sessions in each village. He also trained 17 development workers during a two-day training session.

Spotlight on Economics: Low-carbon Corn

New technology and improved practices have resulted in average U.S. corn yields rising from 20 bushels per acre in 1930 to more than 150 bushels per acre today.

NDSU Prevented-planting Website Provides Help Analyzer

The program uses partial budgeting to compare the economics of prevented-planting with growing the same crop, for which a prevented-planting payment could be received, or some other crop.

NDSU Releases Pest Management App

Some of the tools in the app give users the ability to search by crop or pest to find solutions to problems or recommended treatments.

Spotlight on Economics: Examining the Source of Farm Equity

During the most recent time period (2007 through 2012), farmers are relying more on retained earnings to build net worth than asset revaluation. In other words, most farmers have been using their earnings wisely.

Scout for Wheat Midge Hot Spots

Twenty one percent of the soil samples statewide are moderate to high risk for wheat midge infestation.

NDSU Wheat Researcher Fights Rust Disease

Acevedo is passionate about working with rust pathogens, ultimately with a goal of increasing food security in the U.S. and around the globe.

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