NDSU Extension - Ransom County


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Farm Management

NDSU Extension Service offers many resources to help farmers make educated decisions about their farm/ranch operation.  Below are links to Rental Agreements, Crop Variety Trial Results, and Seed Increase information.   The NDAWN System gives information on weather data and us updated every hour.

PASTURE RENTAL Arrangements for Your Farm

FIXED and FLEXIBLE CASH RENTAL Arrangements for Your Farm

CROP SHARE RENTAL Arrangements for Your Farm

Visit AGLEASE101.org for more information.


wheat.jpg   Crop Variety Trail Link


Seed Increase Links

ND Foundation Seed
ND Crop Improvement & Seed Association





The Ransom County Crop & Livestock Association supports  the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) System located at the Lisbon Airport.


NDAWN Website is updated every hour.


NDAWN Phone #  has been discontinued.

What is NDAWN?

The North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN)  was established in 1989 with 6 stations to provide detailed weather data across North Dakota.  Today it consists of 67 stations that monitor weather conditions continuously and provide hourly and daily summaries.  All data and numerous applications are available free via the Internet or over the phone

Measured and calculated variables include:
Air temperature
Degree days (growing, insect, etc.)
Dew point temperature
Relative humidity
Wind speed and direction
Potential evapotranspiration
Crop water use estimates/projections
Soil temperature
Solar radiation
Air pressure

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