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Heating Farm Shops - AE1620
A number of choices are available when selecting a heating system for the farm shop. This publication will help you make a more informed choice.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Planning To Irrigate: A Checklist - AE92
Installing an irrigation system on a piece of land requires a great deal of planning and a significant financial investment.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Care and Maintenance of Irrigation Wells - AE97
Effective irrigation is not possible without a reliable water source. In North Dakota, the availability of relatively shallow aquifers with high-quality water has spurred the development of irrigation in many areas. Irrigation wells must produce a high volume of water during the driest months: July and August. To maintain consistent, high production from year to year, a well requires annual maintenance, just like any other piece of valuable equipment.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
5 Easy Steps for Composting Dead Livestock - AS1781
Dead animals are an inevitable part of a livestock operation. Livestock owners can dispose of dead animals by composting. This guide offers step-by-step instructions for a livestock owner to follow.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Soil, Water and Plant Characteristics Important to Irrigation - AE1675
Irrigation is the application of water to ensure sufficient soil moisture is available for good plant growth throughout the growing season. Irrigation, as practiced in North Dakota, is called "supplemental irrigation" because it augments the rainfall that occurs prior to and during the growing season.
Located in Landing Pages / Environment & Natural Resources
North Dakota Hard Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2016 and Selection Guide - A1196
During the 2015-16 growing season, 140,000 acres of winter wheat were planted and 130,000 acres were harvested. The state’s winter wheat yield this season was estimated at 54 bushels per acre (bu/a), which is up significantly from last year’s yield of 51 bu/a. Generally, conditions were favorable for winter wheat development and yield. Diseases were not as damaging as in past years in most regions of the state.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Water Quality of Runoff From Beef Cattle Feedlots - WQ1667
Runoff from feedlot may cause surface and groundwater pollution. Knowledge of runoff quality from beef cattle feedlot pens would be useful to design effective management practices to protect water quality. The objective of this bulletin is to share runoff quality measurements from three beef cattle feedlot pen surfaces under North Dakota management and climatic conditions.
Located in Landing Pages / Environment & Natural Resources
Oil and Fuel Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Program - WQ1486
The goal of the SPCC program is the prevention of oil spills into navigable waters of the United States and adjoining shorelines. By May 10, 2013, certain farms and other facilities must have an SPCC plan to prevent oil spills and a plan for cleanup and mitigation following a spill. If a farm or facility meets the defi nition of this regulation, it must have a plan.
Located in Landing Pages / Environment & Natural Resources
Baseline Water Quality in Areas of Oil Development - WQ1614
As oil development increases in North Dakota, private water well owners may be concerned about the quality and quantity of water they use or may use in the future.
Located in Landing Pages / Environment & Natural Resources
Farm Management Planning Guide Projected Budgets for Irrigated Crops Eastern North Dakota - EC1662
These crop budgets provide an estimate of cost and returns for producing various crops under irrigation. The budgets are developed for a multicounty region. Soil type and productivity, as well as weather conditions, vary considerably across the region. These budgets are intended to be used as a guide. Producers should develop their own budgets.
Located in Landing Pages / Farm Economics & Management
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