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Let's Enjoy Apples!

You’ve probably heard the expression “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Research continues to show that the fiber and natural antioxidants and other phytochemicals (plant chemicals) in apples may help prevent chronic diseases.

Taking Charge of Family Finances: Family Money Manager

Money is an often-discussed topic in most families, usually centering on, “Where did it go?” More money usually is not the answer for solving financial concerns for most families. Instead, developing a plan for better money management will help most families feel more satisfied with their income and their progress toward goals.

Calving Book

Successful beef production begins with good records. CHAPS™ (Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software) is a web-based recordkeeping and analysis application for cow-calf operations. CHAPS™ can help producers track inventories, evaluate cow profitability, and monitor herd reproduction and calf performance.

Corn Growth and Management Quick Guide

This publication describes key growth stages of corn and provides photos of each. It describes what yield components are affected by management and environmental stress at each stage.

Dry Pea and Lentil Root Rot Management Guide

Root rots are an important yield-limiting factor in lentil and pea production. Managing root rots requires preventative measures, early detection and accurate diagnosis. This publication describes symptoms and management strategies for root rot pathogens of peas and lentils.

A Pocket Guide to Preparing Fruits and Vegetables

This pocket guide provides creative ideas for using fruits and vegetables as part of nutritious meals and snacks. Be sure to wash your hands with warm, soapy water before and after preparing food. Rinse fresh fruits and vegetables, even those you peel, under running tap water.

2016 North Dakota Beef Report

The report has several short research reports from researchers conducting research on beef cattle and associated topics.

North Dakota Hard Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results for 2016 and Selection Guide

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 Canola Variety Trial Results for 2016 and Selection Guide

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.

Annual Cover Crop Options for Grazing and Haying in the Northern Plains

The purpose of this publication is to provide annual forage options that can be used in cover crop mixtures for livestock grazing and/or hay production. The use of cover crops in a cropping rotation has been resurrected in recent years due to greater awareness of their environmental and ecological impacts on our natural resources.

How Can I Prevent Diabetes?

Receiving any diagnosis can be overwhelming and scary. This handout will help give you a better understanding of prediabetes and answer some of your basic questions about prediabetes.

Questions & Answers About Prediabetes/Diabetes and Your Health

Nearly 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, an estimated 86 million U.S. adults have prediabetes. Prediabetes affects 35 percent of adults age 20 and older and half of Americans

Protecting Your Water Source: What’s the Condition of Your Water Well?

Water wells can become contaminated over time, and usually, the source of contamination is within 100 feet of the well. Testing the water is the only way to know what substances are present, if your well tests positive for bacteria and/or elevated nitrates, there are several questions to ask. This publication goes over testing your well water, and what questions to ask if it is contaminated.

Talking to Children About Pandemics

This publication helps parents and other adults find ways to support children through age-appropriate information, understanding and reassurance during pandemics.

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