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Air Temperature Inversions

Air Temperature Inversions Causes, Characteristics and Potential Effects on Pesticide Spray Drift - AE1705

Temperature inversions are micro-climatic events that can significantly contribute to off target movement of pesticides. This publication explains in detail: what they are, why they develop, how they are impacted by land condition, how to identify them, how to measure them, and how to minimize their impact on pesticide applications. Professional applicators, private applicators using pesticides on their farm or ranch, state and federal regulators, pesticide safety educators, researchers, and industry should benefit from the comprehensive explanations found in AE1705.

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Alfalfa Soil Fertility Requirements in North Dakota Soils (SF1863)

Alfalfa is the most important forage grown in North Dakota. This manuscript details its soil fertility requirements more extensively than any publication has previously. The previous circular related to alfalfa soil fertility also included clovers, however the soil fertility requirements of clover and alfalfa are very different and alfalfa frankly deserves better information.

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ND Durum Wheat 2012

North Dakota Durum Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide - A1067

This publication provides summary tables for the performance of durum varieties grown in several locations within the state of North Dakota.

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Fertilizing Alsike Clover, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Red Clover and Sweetclover in North Dakota (SF1865)

Fertilization of clovers is different from alfalfa, so the recommendations requirements need to be different from those of alfalfa.

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ND Alternative Crop Variety Trial Results for 2013

North Dakota Flax Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A1105-17)

The North Dakota Flax Variety Trial Results provide producers with data on flax performance throughout the state and gives information about yield and other information needed for accurate selection of flax varieties for agricultural production in North Dakota

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ND Dry Bean Variety Trail Results for 2012

North Dakota Dry Bean Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A654-17)

North Dakota Dry Bean Variety Trial Results provide producers with data or bean performance throught the state and gives information about yield and other information needed for accurate selection of Dry Bean Varieties for agricultural production in North Dakota.

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North Dakota Canola Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A1124)

The ND Canola Variety Trial Results provide producers with data on canola performance throughout the state and gives information about yield and other information needed for accurate selection of canola hybrids for agricultural production in North Dakota.

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North Dakota Dry Pea Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide - A1469-17

The ND Pea Variety Trial Results provide producers with data on Field Pea performance throughout the state and gives information about yield and other information needed for accurate selection of Dry Pea Varieties for agricultural production in North Dakota.

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Integrated Pest Management of Flea Beetles in Canola E1234 (Revised October 2017)

This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of flea beetles in canola including identification, life cycle, crop damage, trapping, field scouting, economic threshold, cultural control, host plant resistance, biological control, and chemical control.

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North Dakota Hard Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results Variety Trail Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A1196)

This is the results of winter wheat trials conducted throughout the state. The result tables provide data that can be used to select winter wheat varieties that performed well in 2017.

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Soil Fertility Recommendations for Corn SF722 (Revised)

These recommendations are updated to include new potassium recommendations based on recent research.

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Soil Fertility Considerations for Buckwheat in North Dakota SF724 (Revised)

Buckwheat is grown every year in North Dakota and is an important specialty crop grown for grain in conventional and organic farming systems. It's ability to cycle phosphorus from slowly available to more available forms is referred to in this update.

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Fertilizing Pinto, Navy and Other Dry Edible Bean SF720 (Revised)

Dry beans are unique in crop fertilizer needs. This circular directs growers to an appropriate strategy for fertilizer efficiency and high yielding, high quality dry bean harvests.

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Documentation for Suspected Herbicide Drift Damage (WC751 (Revised)

Herbicide drift to nontarget plants can cause damage sufficient to result in a significant monetary loss.

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Fertilizing Flax SF717 (Revised)

Flax is an ancient crop. Evidence indicates it was cultivated in the Middle East as early as 7000 B.C. Ancient Egyptians cultivated flax extensively as a fiber crop for linen production, while other peoples utilized the seed for food as well as the fiber. Today, growers in Canada and the U.S. grow seed flax varieties.

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Fertilizing Malting and Feed Barley (SF723 (Revised)

The yield-based N rate formula has been terminated. These recommendations have been updated to reflect that yield and N rate are not related between environments. Also, N recommendations for western ND have been modified to incorporate the special requirements for achieving malting grade in that environment.

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FERTILIZING CANOLA and MUSTARD SF1122 (Revised)

This is an updated circular for a crop that is important to the livelihood of North Dakota framers north of highway 2, generally. All references to yield-based nutrient formulas are taken out of this revision.

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Organic Management of Canada Thistle (W1860)

This publication is a description of management options and methods for Canada thistle.

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Irrigation Water Pumps (AE1057 (Revised)

A pump is the heart of most irrigation systems and if not maintained can use much more power than required leading to excess pumping costs and wasting electricity.

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Plant Disease Management: Deoxynivalenol (DON) in Small Grains (PP1302)

The publication provides information for commonly asked questions on DON/VOM found in small grains. Additional information is provided on management of DON/VOM.

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