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ND Weed Control Guide

2016 Weed Control Guide - W253

The information in this guide provides a summary of herbicide uses in crops grown in North Dakota and is based on federal and state herbicide labels, research at ND Ag. Experiment Stations, and information from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

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Harvesting, Storing and Feeding High-moisture Corn

Harvesting, Storing and Feeding High-moisture Corn - AS1484

High-moisture corn (HMC) offers many advantages for producers who feed beef or dairy cattle. However, successfully using high-moisture corn requires attention to harvest timing, processing, storage conditions and feeding management.

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Laundering Pesticide-contaminated Work Clothes

Laundering Pesticide-contaminated Work Clothes - PS1778

This publication discusses methods of handling pesticide contaminated work clothing in the home. It reviews proper washing techniques. Finally, it explains the limitations of applying recommendations developed in the 1980s and 1990s with contemporary wash equipment, detergents, generally lower toxicity pesticides and new fabrics and finishes.

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ND Alternative Crop Variety Trial Results

North Dakota Alternative Crop Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A1105

This publication contains information on selected varieties of flax, safflower, lentil and chickpea that North Dakota State University tested in 2015.

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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean Cyst Nematode - PP1732

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most damaging soybean disease in the United States. Since its first detection in ND it has spread to a dozen counties. This publication includes information about the SCN symptoms, biology, sampling and management.

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Sunflower Hybrid Trial Results 2015

North Dakota and South Dakota Sunflower Hybrid Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A652

The North Dakota and South Dakota Trial Results provide producers with data related to the hybrid performance throughout the state and gives information about yield and other information needed for accurate selection of sunflower hybrids for agricultural production in North Dakota.

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Fresh Market Potato Trial Results

North Dakota Fresh Market Potato Cultivar/Selection Trial Results for 2015 - A1783

Potatoes reported were selected from recently released cultivars or from advancing selections, or cultivars that are new to the United States. This includes red-and yellow-skinned cultivars grown near Crystal, ND and contain graded yield results.

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ND Corn Hybrid Trial Results for 2015

North Dakota Corn Hybrid Trial Results for 2015 - A793

This publication reports the results from the various corn hybrid trials conducted in ND during the 2015 growing season. Summary tables for each experimental location contain the yield and moisture at harvest of the hybrids tested.

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Barley Oat and Rye Variety Trials

North Dakota Barley, Oat and Rye Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A1049-15

This publication contains the results from multiple locations on the performance of adapted varieties of barley, oat and rye.

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Durum Wheat Variety Trial Results

North Dakota Durum Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A1067-15

This publication contains the results from multiple locations of the performance adapted varieties of durum.

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Soybean Variety Trials

North Dakota Soybean Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A843

The ND Soybean Variety Trial Results provide producers with data on soybean performance throughout the state and gives information about yield and other information needed for accurate selection of soybean varieties for agricultural production in ND.

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Dry Bean Variety Results

North Dakota Dry Bean Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A654

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

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Hard Red Spring Wheat

North Dakota Hard Red Spring Wheat and Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A574-15

This publication summarizes data from variety trials conducted in the main research centers in North Dakota.

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ND Dry Pea Varieties 2015

North Dakota Dry Pea Performance Testing 2015 - A1469-15

The North Dakota 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 ND.

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ND Canola Variety Trials 2015

2015 Canola Variety Trials - A1124-15

The North Dakota 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 on canola hybrids for agricultural projection in North Dakota

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Potato Tuber Viruses

Potato Tuber Viruses: Mop-top Management -A1777

The Potato mop-top virus causes tuber quality problems. Infection on tubers may be expressed as arc or rings on the tuber surface, deep cracking and distortions to the skin that compromising tuber quality. Care must be taken not to infest fields with PMTV from known powdery scab and PMTV infected fields and by avoiding PMTV or powdery scab-infected seed tubers.

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Canola Production

Canola Production - A686

Canola has become a popular oilseed crop for North Dakota. The state leads the U.S. in canola production, with approximately 92 percent of domestic production. Canola is a specific edible type of rapeseed, developed in the 1970s, which contains about 40 percent oil. The term “canola” is a name registered by the Western Canadian Oilseed Crushers Association.

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Sprinkler Irrigation Systems

Selecting a Sprinkler Irrigation System - AE91

The four basic methods of irrigation are: subsurface irrigation (“subirrigation,” which uses tile drain lines), surface or gravity irrigation, trickle irrigation (also called drip irrigation) and sprinkler irrigation. Of the acres currently irrigated in North Dakota, more than 80 percent use some type of sprinkler system. Statewide, the center pivot is the most popular sprinkler system.

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ND Hard Winter Wheat 2015

North Dakota Hard Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2015 and Selection Guide - A1196

During the 2014-15 growing season, 250,000 acres of winter wheat were planted and 235,000 acres were harvested. The state’s winter wheat yield this season was estimated at 51 bushels per acre (bu/a), which is up significantly from last year’s yield of 44 bu/a. Generally, conditions were favorable for winter wheat development and yield. Yellow rust developed at damaging levels in some areas of the state . Fusarium head blight (scab) was problematic in a few regions of the state, but generally the crop was of a better quality than last year, when scab was more widespread. This publication will aid producers with variety selection.

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Sunflower Disease Diagnostic Series (PP1727)

This series aids in disease identification.

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