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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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01/17/19 Sound Ag Advice 298

How much longer with this extremely cold weather last and is this winter colder or warmer than past winters? Adnan Akyuz, North Dakota’s State Climatologist joins Sound Ag Advice to answer these questions and to discuss how the current government shutdown has affected the gathering of climate data.

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01/10/19 Sound Ag Advice 297

The Winter Survival Kit smartphone app can be as critical as a physical winter survival kit if you find yourself stuck or stranded in severe winter weather conditions. Bob Bertsch, NDSU Extension web technology specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss the features of the app.

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01/03/19 Sound Ag Advice 296

As calving season approaches, beef producers should be paying special attention to the nutrition requirements of their cows. Carl Dahlen, NDSU Department of Animal Sciences associate professor, joins us to explain the effects of inadequate nutrition on pregnant cows.

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12/27/18 Sound Ag Advice 295

Sending a high-quality product through the food chain to consumers should be the top priority of beef producers says Lisa Pederson, NDSU Extension beef quality assurance specialist. In this week’s Sound Ag Advice, Pederson discusses the NDSU Extension program, Stop The Truck, aimed at helping beef producers make decisions about the livestock they are sending to harvest.

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12/20/18 Sound Ag Advice 294

Given the volatility of the crops market and the ever-changing political climate, producers should try to be proactive versus reactive when making their marketing decisions says Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension crops economist and marketing specialist. Olson discusses the ways to make those decisions in this week’s Sound Ag Advice.

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12/13/18 Sound Ag Advice 293

Ag producers should do tax planning before the year ends, says Ron Haugen, NDSU Extension farm economist. Haugen joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to discuss what producers can do to limit their current tax liability.

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12/06/18 Sound Ag Advice 292

Just like the NDSU Bison football team works to have a winning season, North Dakota cattle producers also work to have a winning calving season. Lisa Pederson, NDSU Extension Beef Quality Assurance specialist, joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss things producers should be doing now to ensure successful calving.

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11/29/18 Sound Ag Advice 291

As of Jan. 1 2019, two of the nation’s largest beef packing plants will require that cattle entering their facilities must come from a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified feedyard. Lisa Pederson, NDSU Extension’s BQA specialist, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to explain the value in certification.

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11/22/18 Sound Ag Advice 290

An emergency source of power, like a stand-by generator, is important during winter storms for farms with critical equipment or for heating homes. Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension agricultural engineer, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to talk about how to pick out the right generator for your needs and how to stay safe when using one.

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11/15/18 Sound Ag Advice 289

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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11/08/18 Sound Ag Advice 288

Now that Palmer Amaranth has been found in North Dakota, should farmers change the way they grow row crops? Tom Peters, NDSU Extension sugar beet agronomist, answers this question and more in this week’s Sound Ag Advice.

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11/01/18 Sound Ag Advice 287

One of the unique aspects of farming and ranching is that husbands and wives often work closely together. Sean Brotherson, NDSU Extension family life specialist, joins this segment of Sound Ag Advice to talk about some simple ways couples can manage stress together and where they can go to learn more about farm stress.

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10/25/18 Sound Ag Advice 286

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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10/18/18 Sound Ag Advice 285

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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10/11/18 Sound Ag Advice 284

Rain and snow in early October has farmers anxious about getting back into the field to continue harvest. Meteorologist Daryl Ritchison, interim director of NDAWN, gives his short- and long-term forecast in this week’s Sound Ag Advice.

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10/04/18 Sound Ag Advice 283

As soybean harvest continues, falling temperatures, rain and trade issues mean that producers will likely need to manage their storage options in new ways. Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension agricultural engineer, joins this week’s Sound Ag Advice to discuss ways to aerate and store soybeans.

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09/27/18 Sound Ag Advice 282

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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09/20/18 Sound Ag Advice 281

As harvest for corn and soybeans gets started in North Dakota, and soybean trade in the Pacific Northwest is at a standstill, many farmers will be managing their harvest flow differently this year. Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension crops economist joins Sound Ag Advice to discuss how farmers should prioritize their options for long-term grain storage.

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09/13/18 Sound Ag Advice 280

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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09/06/18 Sound Ag Advice 279

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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