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North Dakota Corn Hybrid Trial Results for 2014 - A793-14
This publication reports the results of corn hybrid trials that were conducted by NDSU research and Extension personnel throughout North Dakota. The hybrids tested were entered voluntarily by the companies that market them, and the management of these trials was financed partially by the entry fee those companies paid.
Corn Ear Molds: Basic Questions and Answers - PP1451
Corn ear molds are of concern because of their potential to produce mycotoxins, which may affect livestock feeding value. The following provides some answers to frequent questions about corn ear molds.
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.
Utilizing Corn Residue in Beef Cattle Diets - AS1548
Corn residue is a useful feedstuff for beef cattle. Producers should consider incorporating these fee resources into their grazing and feeding programs to reduce the cost of production.
Integrated Pest Management of the Wheat Midge in North Dakota - E1330
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of wheat midge including identification, life cycle, crop damage, pheromone trapping, degree day modeling, field scouting, economic threshold, cultural methods biological control and chemical control.
Bertha Armyworm in Canola - E1347
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of bertha armyworm including identification, life cycle, crop damage, pheromone trapping, field scouting, economic threshold, cultural methods, biological control and chemical control.
Integrated Pest Management of Sunflower Insect Pests - E1457
Sunflowers can be a high-risk crop because of potential losses from diseases, insects, birds and weeds. These potential risks require that growers follow integrated pest management (IPM) practices.
Integrated Pest Management of Wheat Stem Sawfly - E1479
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of wheat stem sawfly including identification, life cycle. crop damage, pest monitoring, cultural control, host plant resistance, biological control and chemical control.
Replanting or Late Planting Crops - A934
Replanting when crop damage and stand reduction occurs early in the growing season can be an economically viable option.
North Dakota Alternative Broadleaf Crop Variety Trial Results for 2016 and Selection Guide - A1105
This publication is reference to select alternative crops and varieties.
Management of Rhizoctonia Root and Crown Rot of Sugarbeet - PP1495
Rhizoctonia root and crown rot is one of the most severe soil-borne diseases of sugarbeet and a major problem for growers in Minnesota and North Dakota. This publication provides colored pictures of the disease symptoms and management practices.
Rust Diseases of Wheat in North Dakota - PP1361
The revision of PP1361 will update previous information on the three wheat rusts. Growers, consultants and county agents will be able the use this information for disease diagnosis.
2018 North Dakota Field Crop Plant Disease Management Guide (PP622)
This fungicide guide is based on the latest information available from the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the agricultural chemical industry.
Plant Disease Management: Sugar Beet Powdery Mildew ( PP967 Revised)
Powdery mildew is a sporadic fungal leaf disease of sugar beet in the Red River Valley and southern Minnesota sugar beet-production areas. It first was found in Minnesota and North Dakota in 1975. In recent years, the use of triazole and strobilurin fungicides for Cercospora leaf spot control has limited powdery mildew development. Recent discoveries of the sexual stage of the powdery mildew fungus in several sugar beet producing states could lead to potential biological changes in the fungus, making it more difficult to control.
Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) of Small Grains (PP804 Revised)
This publication provides information for the identification and management of Fusarium head blight and associated mycotoxins.
Flax Production in North Dakota - A1038
Flax production goes back to ancient history. Producers grow two types of flax: seed flax for the oil in its seed and fiber flax for the fiber in its stem. North Dakota is the leading producer of flax for oil and food use in the United States. Flax is an annual plant that has one main stem. Flax is a self-pollinated crop; usually is sown on the same type of land that grows wheat and barley.
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.
North Dakota Canola Variety Trial Results for 2016 and Selection Guide - A1124
Canola is a major oil crop in the northern Great Plains, particularly in North Dakota. In 2016, North Dakota accounted for approximately 82 percent of the canola acreage planted in the U.S. This publication summarizes canola variety performance at the various North Dakota State University Research Extension Centers. The relative performance of the hybrids is presented in table form.
Identification and Control of INVASIVE AND TROUBLESOME WEEDS in North Dakota (W1411 Revised )
This publication includes photos of all North Dakota state and county listed noxious weeds as well as "troublesome" plants such as poison ivy. Methods to identify and control each weed are discussed and why the plant is a concern in the state is explained. This is a major revision since the first publication in 2010.
Field Pea Production - A1166
The North Dakota Field Pea Production guide is intended to provide growers field pea production information including variety selection principles, field selection, seeding rate, seed treatments, inoculation, fertilization, weed control, diseases, insect pests, harvest and storage and markets.
North Dakota Fertilizer Recommendation Tables and Equations (SF882 Revised)
Most of the nutrient recommendations for North Dakota crops were revised this year. For these crops and for minor crops that do not have a specific nutrient circular, this publication summarizes 27 crops or crop categories.
Diamondback Moth in Canola - E1346
This publication summarizes Integrated Pest Management of diamondback moth including identification, life cycle, crop damage, pheromone trapping, field scouting, economic threshold, cultural methods, biological control and chemical control.
Hard White Wheat: Producing North Dakota’s Next Market Opportunity (A1310 Revised)
This publication provides background information about growing hard white wheat, the challenges of its production and the current recommendations for growing it in North Dakota.
Oat Production in North Dakota (A891 Revised)
This publication provide guidelines for producing oats in North Dakota. It includes recommendation on variety selection, disease and weed control and fertilizer management.
Fertilizing Winter Rye - SF1462
Rye previously was grouped with wheat in fertility recommendations, but rye has unique nutrient requirements that separate it from other grains. Nitrogen requirements are not as high, even though yield may be comparable to wheat. Because economic return for rye is not as high as for wheat, other nutrient recommendations are more modest. A significant amount of rye is grown organically, so suggestions for fertilizing in an organic system also are included.
Selecting a Sprinkler Irrigation System (AE91 Revised)
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
Tame Mustard Production - A935
The Tame Mustard Production publication provides producers with data on mustard variety yield performance throughout the state and gives information about other characteristics needed for accurate selection of mustard varieties. It also provides production information for North Dakota growers
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.
Fertilizing Canola and Mustard - SF1122
Canola is an important crop in North Dakota. It is grown for its oil content for both food and fuel purposes. Nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) requirements of canola and mustard are similar to those of small grains. Sulfur (S) requirements for canola are higher than most crops. Soil test results direct fertilizer rates for N, P, K and S. Soil cores should be taken from 0 to 24 inches deep and divided into 0- to 6-inch and 6- to 24-inch samples. P and K should be analyzed on the 0- to 6-inch sample, while N and S should be tested on each depth.
Fertilizing Hard Red Spring Wheat and Durum (SF712 Revised)
Nitrogen management is a key to successful wheat production. Recommendations include consideration of wheat yield and protein response to added N within three major state agri-climatology zones, and the use of wheat price and N cost in determining N rate. These recommendations are based on the concept that identifies an optimal N rate for greatest net income, not greatest yield.
Site-specific Farming: What is Site-specific Farming? (SF1176-1 Revised)
This circular, although originally published in 2008 is still relevant and useful as its. Although almost half of ND farmers utilize some site-specific technology, the other half would also benefit from its use.
Site-specific Farming: Developing Zone Soil Sampling Maps (SF1176-2 Revised)
This circular, although originally published in 2008 is still relevant and useful as is. Although almost half of the ND farmers utilize some site-specific technology, the other half would also benefit from its use.
Site-specific Farming: Yield Mapping and Use of Yield Map Data (SF1176-3 Revised)
This circular, although originally published in 2008 is still relevant and useful as is. Although almost half of ND farmers utilize some site-specific technology, the other half would also benefit from its use.
Site-specific Farming: Economics and the Environment - SF1176-4
Site-specific farming technologies can result in economic gain for farmers if used correctly, and can also decrease impact from the environment from off-sight movement of fertilizers to groundwater and surface waters.
Fertilizing Winter Wheat (SF1448 Revised)
Winter wheat fertilization recommendations in North Dakota previously were similar to spring wheat and durum. As a larger research base was developed for spring wheat and durum, separating the winter wheat from other wheats became necessary due to their unique nutrient requirements.
North Dakota Hard Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A1196
This publication provides information and performance data on the most recently released hard winter wheat varieties tested in North Dakota. Data from multiple locations in North Dakota are complied and summarized.
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.
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.
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.
North Dakota Durum Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A1067-14
This publication provides data on the performance of durum wheat varieties from trials conducted throughout ND. It is intended to be a resource to be used by farmers in selecting varieties that can perform well in their own farms.
North Dakota Hard Red Spring Wheat Variety Trial for 2014 and Selection Guide - A574-2014
this publication provides data on the performance of hard red spring wheat varieties from trials conducted throughout ND. It is intended to be a resource to be used by farmers in selecting varieties that can perform well in their own farms.
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.
North Dakota Hard Red Spring Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A574-17)
This publication provide summary tables for the performance of spring wheat varities grown in several locations within the state of North Dakota
North Dakota Barley, Oat and Rye Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A1049-17)
This publication provide summary tables for the performance of barley, oats and varieties gown in several locations within the state of North Dakota.
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.
North Dakota Barley, Oat,Rye and Flax Variety Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A1049-2014
This publication contains the results from variety trials conducted in several locations in ND focused on barley, oat and rye. Data may be useful to growers in selecting varieties that will be the most productive in their particular farm.
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
ND Canola Variety Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A1124-14
The North Dakota Canola Variety Trail 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.
IPM Basics Integrated Pest Management in North Dakota Agriculture - PP863
This publication reviews what Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is for agriculture. Examples of different pest management strategies, such as cultural, host plant resistance, mechanical, biological and chemical are described. The steps of implementing IPM and its benefits are summarized.
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.
North Dakota Dry Pea Variety Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A1469-14
Dry pea (Pisum sativum L.), native to southwest Asia, was among the first crops brought under cultivation by man. The largest acreages of dry pea in the United States are in North Dakota, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. As a cool-season legume crop, it fits well into small-grain rotations. The green- and yellow-seeded varieties are used for human consumption. Dry peas also are used as protein concentrates for livestock and pigeon feeds. In North Dakota, pea yields generally are similar to or exceed spring wheat yield. Peas also can be used as a forage crop for hay, pasture or silage.
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.
North Dakota Soybean Variety Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A843-17)
The North Dakota 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 North Dakota.
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.
North Dakota and South Dakota Sunflower Hybrid Trial Results for 2017 and Selection Guide (A652)
The North Dakota and South Dakota Sunflower Trial Results provide producers with data of 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.
North Dakota and South Dakota Sunflower Hybrid Trial Results for 2016 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.
North Dakota and South Dakota Sunflower Hybrid Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A652-14
In North Dakota, an estimated 655,000 acres of sunflowers were harvested in 2014. This was about 35 percent more than the acres harvested in 2013.
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.
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.
North Dakota Corn Hybrid Trial Results for 2017 (A793)
This publication provide summary tables for the performance of corn hybrids gown in several locations within the state of North Dakota.
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.
Emerald Ash Borer Biology and Integrated Pest Management in North Dakota - E1634
This publication summarizes the threat of invasive metallic wood-boring beetle, emerald ash borer, to ND's ash trees. It's identification, biology, damage and pest management strategies including cultural, plant resistance, biological control and chemical control are discussed. If you suspect that your ash tree is infested with emerald ash borer, it also tells you what to do.
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.
North Dakota Alternative Crop Variety Trial Results for 2014 and Selection Guide - A1105-14
This publication contains information on selected varieties of flax, safflower, lentil and chickpea that North Dakota State University tested in 2014.
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
Compatibility of North Dakota Soils for Irrigation (AE1637)
This publication is intended as a first step to help current and prospective irrigators understand the principles behind the irrigability of soils in North Dakota. This publication lists all the soils in the state with relevant properties and categorizes them as irrigable, conditional or nonirrigable.
2012 Dry Bean Grower Survey of Production, Pest Problems and Pesticde Use in Minnesota and North Dakota - E1640
The 2012 dry bean grower survey is the 23rd annual assessment of varieties grown, pest problems, pesticide use and grower practices of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, an association of dry edible bean growers in Minnesota and North Dakota.
North Dakota Field Crop Insect Management Guide - E1143
This guide summarizes the insecticides/miticides registered in North Dakota for control of insect or mite pests of filed crops. Scouting and economic thresholds are listed for the major pest. Keeping in mind that chemical control is only part of an Integrated Pest Management approach. The most effective control may involve integrating culture, host plant resistance and other strategies.
Fusarium Yellows of Sugar Beet - PP1247
Fusarium yellows of sugarbeet was identified in the Red River Valley in a few fields between Moorhead, Minn., and Drayton, N.D., in 2002. Fusarium yellows is caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. betae, although other Fusarium species can be involved as secondary invaders. The disease causes significant reduction in root yield and recoverable sucrose. In storage, the quality of infected roots may deteriorate more rapidly than in noninfected roots.
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.
Corn Growth and Management Quick Guide - A1173
Knowing the growth stages of corn allows growers to time field operations properly to meet windows of opportunity. Proper timing of fertilizer, irrigation, cultivation, harvest, and insect, weed and disease control can improve yields significantly.
Funding Assistance Programs for Irrigation Development in North Dakota: Financial Incentives for Irrigators and Irrigation Districts (AE1674 Revised)
This publication list the sources of funding agencies to aid irrigation development.
Planning To Irrigate: A Checklist (AE92 Revised)
Installing an irrigation system on a piece of land requires a great deal of planning and a significant financial investment.
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.
Houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale L.) Identification and Control - Stop the Spread - W1307
Houndstongue is a biennial, poisonous herb that is native to Eurasia. The plant is a member of the Borage family, which includes more commonly known plants such as Virginia bluebells, forget-me-nots and the fiddlenecks. Houndstongue commonly is found in disturbed areas, including roadsides and trails, and in pasture and woodlands following soil disturbance or overgrazing.
Identification and Control of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L.) - W1132
Purple loosestrife, a beautiful garden plant with an aggressive nature, was first introduced into North America in the early 1800s. The plant was sold in North Dakota by its genus name Lythrum for at least 50 years. Lythrum plants were brought to North Dakota for flower gardens because of their striking color, ease of growth, winter hardiness, and lack of insect or disease problems. The garden varieties of purple loosestrife were sold by many cultivar names including Morden Pink, Drop-more Purple, and Morden Gleam. These garden cultivars were thought to be sterile but have now been shown to cross-pollinate with the wild Lythrum type and sometimes with other Lythrum cultivars.
Know Your Knapweeds - W1146
North Dakota is being threatened by three noxious weeds that could infest more acreage in the state and at a faster rate than leafy spurge. Members of this trio include spotted, diffuse, and Russian knapweed. These three knapweeds already infest more acreage than leafy spurge in Montana and Minnesota, and have been found in over 20 counties in North Dakota
The Thistles of North Dakota - W1120
Thistles in agriculture have a reputation as a sign of untidiness and neglect, and are often found on good ground not properly cared for. However, this unfortunate characteristic is only true of a few invasive species and is not accurate for the vast majority of native thistles which have many useful traits.
Soybean Soil Fertility - SF1164
All of NDSU soil fertility recommendations now have no yield-based formulas. The soybean fertility recommendations were modified to be in line with these new guidelines.
Integrated Pest Management of Alfalfa Weevil in North Dakota - E1676
Identification and biology of the alfalfa weevil is discussed. When and how to scout, and use of economic thresholds for making management decisions. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies are discussed including biological control, cultural control and insecticidal control.
Frequently Asked Questions About Subsurface (Tile) Drainage - AE1690
Installation of subsurface (tile) drainage systems in the upper Great Plains, especially the Red River of the North valley, has increased since the late 1990s. A wet climate cycle, along with increased crop prices and land values, are the major reasons this technology is being put to use. As a relatively new practice in this region, many questions are being asked about tile drainage. This publication attempts to provide some answers.
ND Hard Red Spring Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2018 and Selection Guide (A574-18)
This publication provides summary tables for the performance of spring wheat varieties grown in several locations within the state of North Dakota
North Dakota Durum Variety Trial Result for 2018 and Selection Guide (A1067--18)
This publication provide summary tables for the performance of durum varieties grown in several locations within the state of North Dakota
North Dakota Dry Pea Variety Trial Result for 2018 and Selection Guide (A1469-18)
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 North Dakota.
2018 Sugarbeet Production Guide (A1698)
The production guide will provide useful information to assist you in making timely management decisions.
Soybean Production Field Guide for North Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota - A1172
The production guide will provide useful information to assist you in making timely management decisions.
A Guide to North Dakota Noxious and Troublesome Weeds (W1691 Revised )
This publication includes photos of all North Dakota state and county listed noxious weeds as well as "troublesome" plants such as poison ivy. Methods to identify and control each weed are discussed and why the plant is a concern in the state is explained. This is a pocket sized version of the publications W1411, Identification and Control of Invasive and Troublesome Weeds in North Dakota.
Pea Seed-borne Mosaic Virus (PSbMV) in Field Peas and Lentils - PP1704
Pea seed-borne mosaic virus (PSbMV) is an economically damaging viral pathogen of field peas and lentils that can cause significant losses in seed yield and quality, especially when infections occur before or during bloom. It has been observed on field peas and lentils in North Dakota and on field peas in Montana. PSbMV is distributed worldwide, and it presumably was introduced to North Dakota and Montana on seed imported from other regions.
2013 Dry Bean Grower Survey of Production, Pest Problems and Pesticide Use in MInnesota and North Dakota - E1710
The 2013 dry bean grower survey is the 24th annual survey of varieties grown, pest problems, pesticide use and grower practices of the Northharvest Bean Growers Association, an association of dry edible bean growers in Minnesota and North Dakota.
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.
Pesticide Use and Pest Management Practices in ND, 2012 - W1711
This is the ninth major account of pesticide usage inNorth Dakota and describes pesticide usage onagricultural land in 2012. The information is derived from a comprehensive survey of North Dakota farm operators.
Spray Equipment and Calibration - AE73
Many pesticides used to control weeds, insects, and disease in field crops, ornamentals, turf, fruits, vegetables, and rights-of-way are applied with hydraulic sprayers. Tractor- mounted, pull-type, pickup-mounted and self-propelled sprayers are available from numerous manufacturers to do all types of spraying.
Selected Management Factors for Economically Increasing Soybean Yield - A1718
Soybean yield increased with 14-inch versus 28-inch rows, 200,000 versus 150,000 pls/acre planting rate and special foliar inputs. The narrow rows also had higher net revenue than 28-inch rows. However, the low planting rate and no foliar inputs provided higher net revenue after costs of research factors versus the alternative choice for each factor.
Active Optical Sensor Algorithms: How they work and how they can be used to calculate N requirements in the field - SF1176-5
Research from 2011 to 2013 has resulted in a data base that supports to use of active-optical sensors to direct side-dress N rates in corn. Previously, rates were determined using a grower best guess.
Plant Disease Management: 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.
Fungal Leaf Spot Diseases of Wheat: Tan Spot, Stagonospora nodorum bloch and septoria tritici blotch - PP1249
This publication provides information for the identification and management of the common fungal leaf spot diseases found in wheat in North Dakota
Pythium Damping-off of Soybean - PP1737
Pythium damping off causes stand loss and yield reduction in North Dakota. The disease is particularly damaging in cool and wet soils. The pathogens involved, biology, identification and management are discussed.
Internal Physiological Disorders: Internal Heat Necrosis and Blackheart - A1738
Internal physiological disorders reduce the quality and marketability of potatoes. This publication explains internal heat necrosis and blackheart of potato tubers and some management strategies for reducing this problem.
Sunflower Production - A1331
This publication is a revision of the “Sunflower Production and Marketing Bulletin” published in 1994. The purpose is to update information and provide a production and pest management guide for sunflower growers. This revised publication is directed primarily to the commercial production of sunflower, not to marketing and processing. It will attempt to give specific guidelines and recommendations on production practices, pest identifi cation and pest management, based on current information.
Selecting High-quality Seed of Cereal Grains - A500
The publication provides information to growers on important characteristics to consider when selecting a seedlot.
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