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Liquid level markers or indicators are a simple but important component of a manure storage facility that is required by state regulations (North Dakota Livestock Program Design Manual 5.2). A properly functioning liquid level marker enables the producer to easily determine the storage capacity of the pond, make management decisions (to pump or not to pump) and record storage conditions of the pond during regular inspections.
The proper way to fill sandbags is shown in this publication.
This circular shows the proper stacking for a sandbag dike.
Since DDT was banned in the U.S. in 1972, bed bugs have been controlled with pyrethroid insecticides. Increased global travel, resistance to pyrethroid insecticides, widespread use of insecticidal baits instead of foliar spray treatments for ant and cockroach control, and lack of public awareness are key factors that have contributed to the resurgence of bed bug infestations in homes, hotels and other public buildings.
Field pea fits well into small-grain rotations. The green- and yellow-seeded varieties are used for human consumption as dry split field peas. Field peas also are used as protein concentrates for livestock and pigeon feeds. In North Dakota, pea yields are similar to hard red spring wheat yields.