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“Sound Ag Advice” presented by NDSU Extension, features NDSU Extension specialists and staff talking about current crop and livestock issues. “Sound Ag Advice” is free and can be used in any way you see fit.

 

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10/29/20 Sound Ag Advice 391

Farming and ranching is a high-stress occupation that can sometimes feel overwhelming. Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss some of the healthy habits farmers can add to their wellness toolbox to help them cope during stressful times.

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10/22/20 Sound Ag Advice 390

Farmers and ranchers learn early on how to troubleshoot almost any problem, but when feelings of stress or sadness become overwhelming, sometimes they cannot troubleshoot that problem. Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, joins Sound Ad Advice to discuss the stress resources available to farmers.

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10/15/20 Sound Ag Advice 389

This is the time of year when many North Dakota beef producers are marketing both weaned calves and aged cows. Lisa Pederson, NDSU Extension beef quality assurance specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss the differences in marketing these two products.

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10/08/20 Sound Ag Advice 388

In 2018 and 2019, large amounts of fall precipitation created delayed harvest conditions for North Dakota farmers. What type of weather is predicted for the next few weeks? Daryl Ritchison, director of the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to offer his forecast for the rest of harvest season.

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10/01/20 Sound Ag Advice 387

Fall is when many beef producers repair facilities, wean calves, vaccinate and move cattle to fall grazing. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss the many management and labor decisions that producers need to make going into winter.

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09/24/20 Sound Ag Advice 386

As sheep producers move into fall and winter, they should be thinking about how their facilities and feed purchases will affect their flock. Travis Hoffman, NDSU and University of Minnesota Extension sheep specialist discusses these topics and more in this week’s Sound Ag Advice.

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09/17/20 Sound Ag Advice 385

Working in agriculture is accompanied by managing a variety of stresses on a regular basis. Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how farmers and ranchers can manage their stress in healthy ways.

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09/10/20 Sound Ag Advice 384

As we begin harvesting, now is a good time to keep general farm safety in mind. Angie Johnson, NDSU Extension agent in Steele County, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to discuss ways farmers can keep themselves, their employees and their families safe on the farm.

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09/03/20 Sound Ag Advice 383

Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses and storability says Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension agricultural engineer. He joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how harvest timing and temperature can be critical to soybean storage.

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08/27/20 Sound Ag Advice 382

Harvested forages are a critical component of winter feeding programs for the majority of North Dakota’s cattle herds, but some producers may be facing a short hay supply due to dry conditions in some parts of the state. Janna Block, NDSU Extension livestock systems specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how to estimate your winter forage needs.

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08/20/20 Sound Ag Advice 381

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins that are harmful to livestock, wildlife and people. Miranda Meehan, NDSU Extension livestock environmental specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how to lower the risk of cyanobacteria blooms in ponds, lakes and other bodies of water.

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08/13/20 Sound Ag Advice 380

Grain can be stored in many types of facilities, but all storage options must keep the grain dry and provide adequate aeration to control the grain’s temperature says Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension agricultural engineer. He joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to discuss the pros and cons of alternative grain storage methods.

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08/06/20 Sound Ag Advice 379

Fly problems have been a concern for some livestock producers this summer says Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist. Stokka joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how to control horn, face and stable flies that contribute to problems like pink eye and foot rot.

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07/30/20 Sound Ag Advice 378

Producers are busy with haying and harvest this time of year, but they should not forget about the bulls out breeding cows, says Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist. Stokka joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss the things he looks for when checking bulls during breeding season.

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07/23/20 Sound Ag Advice 377

As the summer winds downs, breeding season is on the minds of sheep producers says Travis Hoffman, the NDSU and University of Minnesota Extension sheep specialist. In this week’s segment of Sound Ag Advice, Hoffman discusses proper management practices leading up to turning rams out with ewes.

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07/16/20 Sound Ag Advice 376

Summer temperatures will warm stored grain, which could lead to insect infestations and mold growth quickly. Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension agricultural engineer, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to offer ways to keep stored grain cool and at appropriate moisture levels.

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07/09/20 Sound Ag Advice 375

Summers usually are mild in North Dakota but hot, humid days do occur and can be dangerous and even deadly for cattle. Karl Hoppe, NDSU Extension livestock systems specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how producers can reduce heat stress in cattle.

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07/02/20 Sound Ag Advice 374

Fly problems have been a concern for some livestock producers this summer says Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist. Stokka joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how to control horn, face and stable flies that contribute to problems like pink eye and foot rot

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06/25/20 Sound Ag Advice 373

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, can produce toxins that are harmful to livestock, wildlife and people. Although this is something we typically see in ponds in late July, this year’s drought conditions have spurred the growth of algae blooms says Miranda Meehan, NDSU Extension livestock environmental stewardship specialist. Meehan joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to discuss how to prevent cyanobacteria poisoning.

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06/18/20 Sound Ag Advice 372

Although annual forages, small grains and cover crops are a great option for haying and grazing, they can pose a risk of nitrate toxicity for livestock. Janna Block, NDSU Extension livestock systems specialist, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to discuss how producers can reduce the risk of nitrate toxicity.

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