Extension and Ag Research News



Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop Set for Feb. 9-10

This workshop is designed to provide in-depth discussion on selected topics to help agricultural professionals enhance their crop production recommendations for farmers.

N.D. Land Values Cool

Land values showed about an 8 percent increase from the previous survey, compared with a 42 percent increase during 2012.

Scout for Wheat Midge Hot Spots

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

Landowners May Reallocate Crop Bases and Update Program Yields

["The FSA will provide notification to landowners that will include the base and yield information of record as of Oct. 1, 2013. It will be up to landowners to decide whether any reallocating or updating is to their advantage.", ""]

Stored Grain Poses Danger

Never enter a bin when unloading grain or breaking up a mass of grain.

Farm Bill Requires Choices

For crop producers, the primary decision will be to choose the Agricultural Risk Coverage option or the Price Loss Coverage option.

Wheat Show to Feature Best of the Best

National Hard Spring Wheat Show has taken on a different look this year with the incorporation of the Best of the Best program.

NDSU Releases Custom Farm Work Rates Survey

The 2013 survey summarizes more than 4,800 reports from farmers and ranchers, aerial sprayers, elevators, custom harvesters and other custom operators.

Check Stored Grain Now

Some grain may have gone into storage last fall at higher than recommended moisture contents.

Retired Dean of Agriculture Honored at NDSU

Because of H. Roald Lund’s outstanding leadership in agricultural research and academics at NDSU, the name of the atrium in Loftsgard Hall was changed to the H.R. Lund Atrium.

Timing Critical in Alfalfa Harvest

Weigh the risk of winter injury against the need for forage when deciding whether to harvest alfalfa in the fall.

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