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Drylot Beef Cow/Calf Production - AS974
The drylot beef cow/calf enterprise is an alternative management system to traditional pasture or range beef production. Strictly defined, it is feeding confined cow/calf pairs in a feedlot environment during part or all of the traditional summer or fall- winter grazing season. In a practical sense, it means feeding confined cows and calves forages, crop residues and grains that may have more value marketed through cattle than as a cash crop. Many cattlemen manage their cows in drylot during the winter and after calving until pastures are ready.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Field Pea Grain and Forage for Beef Cattle - AS1301
This publication provides nutritional value and feeding recomendations for field pea grain and forage. It reviews research feeding pea to beef cattle in production stages of creep feed, backgrounding, finishing and supplementation to cows. It also provides background in field pea production.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
Harvesting, Storing and Feeding Corn as Earlage - AS1490
Earlage is growing in popularity in this region of the country because it allows the production of a relatively high-energy feed product, which can be harvested, stored and fed much like corn silage, using the same types of equipment that are used to produce corn silage.
Located in Landing Pages / Livestock
A Basic Primer on Biotechnology - A1219
This publication provides basic information about biotechnology and how it can be used to enhance agricultural crops.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Food Pantry Wish List - FN1651
Use these ideas to help you choose healthful foods to donate to food pantries.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Temporary Grain Storage - AE84
The purpose of any grain storage facility is to prevent grain quality loss from weather, wind and moisture; rodents, birds and insects, and microorganisms. Various techniques and facilities have been used to store grain temporarily. Generally, the more durable the facility, the longer grain can be stored without excess loss.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Wheat Disease Indentification - PP1552
This publication identifies the many diseases affecting heads and grain, diseases affecting leaves and diseases affecting stem and roots of wheat.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Safflower Production - A870
Safflower provides three principal products: oil, meal and birdseed. Safflower oil consists of two types: those high in monounsaturated fatty acid (oleic) and those high in polyunsaturated fatty acid (linoleic). This publication provides background information on how to grow safflower in ND, from land selection, fertilizer management, variety selection, seeding, weed management to harvesting and marketing the crop. Safflower is an annual oilseed crop adapted primarily to the central grain areas of the western Great Plains.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
Fertilizing Malting and Feed Barley - SF723
Barley has been an important cash and rotational crop in North Dakota and the region for many years. It is important as a feed grain, but by far its economic value is linked to the malting industry. Barley requires adequate nitrogen (N) for good yields, but since grain protein in excess of industry limits often results in rejection of a crop, and since excess N leads to smaller kernel size, the line between adequate N and excessive N is fine. In addition, excessive N may result in lodging, which lowers yields and increases the incidence and severity of head blight and other diseases in some years.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
North Dakota Fertilizer Recommendation Tables and Equations - SF882
The soil test recommendation tables here are based on field research data obtained in North Dakota, South Dakota, western Minnesota and the Canadian Prairie Provinces.
Located in Landing Pages / Crops
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