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Spotlight on Economics: A Changing Paradigm for Conservation Decisions   ( 2014-06-03 )
It became clear that the farmers interviewed are, in fact, using economic criteria in their decision rather than what initially appeared to be convenience factors. They just did not use the specific economic criterion I expected.
NDSU Crop Management Field School Scheduled for June 19 in Carrington   ( 2014-05-14 )
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop Set for Feb. 11-12 in Fargo   ( 2014-01-17 )
BeefTalk: Survival Still is About Production Costs   ( 2013-02-28 )
A good place to start is gross margin.
Market Advisor: U.S. Sheep Numbers Resilient Despite Drought   ( 2013-02-27 )
Some sheep industry analysts expected a larger decline in numbers due to the severe drought that impacted the southern Plains in 2011 and expanded into much of the country, including the Corn Belt, in 2012.
Best of the Best Meetings Set   ( 2013-01-11 )
Learn about research results addressing some of the most critical issues facing barley and wheat producers.
Good Crop Returns Projected for 2013   ( 2012-12-18 )
However, producers are worried about whether average yields in 2013 will materialize. Unlike last spring, soil moisture is depleted.
Annual Zero-tillage Workshop Set for Jan. 8-10 in Bismarck   ( 2012-12-18 )
The theme for workshop is “No-till: An Evolution Toward Sustainable Ag.”
Good Grazing Management Can Increase Soil Mineral Nitrogen   ( 2012-10-25 )
Low available mineral nitrogen at less than 100 pounds per acre is responsible for greater than half of the reduction in herbage production.
Sugar Beet Byproducts Alternative Feed for Sheep   ( 2012-10-18 )
Sugar beet byproducts are high in fiber and energy.
Reduce the Risk of a Combine Fire   ( 2012-09-24 )
Operators can reduce the risk by recognizing the problem areas and acting to reduce the potential for fires.
Dairy Focus: Improve Low-quality Forages   ( 2012-09-24 )
Ammoniation and adding hydrated lime can improve low-quality forages.
Corn Harvest, Drying Challenging Again This Year   ( 2012-09-17 )
Producers need to check the condition of their corn crop in the field.
Winter Cereals an Alternative Silage Source   ( 2012-09-04 )
Cool-season cereal grains fared better than warm-season grains during this year’s drought conditions.
Dairy Focus: Poor Corn Pollination Affects Quality   ( 2012-08-08 )
NDSU’s dairy specialist offers advice on feeding and storing poorly pollinated corn.
Volunteer Crops Can Provide Additional Animal Feed   ( 2012-08-02 )
Dry conditions in some parts of North Dakota have producers looking at feed alternatives.
Spider Mites Continue to Cause Problems in Some Fields   ( 2012-07-27 )
Spider mite feeding reduces the photosynthetic area of the leaves and heightens drought stress.
Testing Forages Pays Dividends   ( 2012-07-26 )
Some forage may be low in nutritional value and high in nitrate.
Canola Possible Forage Crop for Livestock   ( 2012-07-25 )
Canola can be an alternative feed for livestock, but producers need to be aware of the challenges.
Haying, Ensiling Immature Corn Poses Challenges   ( 2012-07-25 )
Nitrate levels are a concern when haying or ensiling corn.

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