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Keep Stored Grain Cool During Spring and Summer

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 20, 2018.

Keeping grain as cool as possible will limit insect activity.

Income Tax Filing Deadline is March 1 for Agricultural Producers

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Feb 20, 2018.

NDSU Extension Service Farm Economist Ron Haugen shares some items to note for 2017 income tax preparation.

Prairie Fare: Grocery Shopping Options Are Changing

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 15, 2018.

Read food nutrition labels and comparison shop to make the best choices wherever you buy groceries.

2018 Wheat Midge Forecast Lowest on Record

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Feb 15, 2018.

Less than 1 percent of the soil samples had economic population densities of wheat midge.

BeefTalk: Finding the Right Cow Size is Not Simple

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 15, 2018.

Bigger and bigger cows may not be the best option.

Produce Safety Training Set

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 14, 2018.

Postharvest handling and sanitation, and worker health, hygiene and training are among the topics that will be covered.

NDSU Extension Direct Contacts Top 1 Million

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 13, 2018.

Extension’s direct contacts increased 33 percent in the last five years.

NDSU Extension Launches ‘Healthwise for Guys’

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 13, 2018.

Cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity are among the topics covered.

NDSU Sheep Unit to Host Lambing Workshop

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 12, 2018.

Lambing barn management and ewe nutrition and health are among the topics that will be covered during the workshop.

Spotlight on Economics: NAFTA Renegotiation and Issues Related to Sweetener Trade

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 12, 2018.

Sugar and other sweeteners could be an issue in NAFTA renegotiations.

Hazardous Substance Reporting May Affect Producers

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 09, 2018.

For livestock operations, reportable substances would include ammonia and hydrogen sulfide, which are in all livestock waste.

BeefTalk: Bull Selection for Moderate Growth?

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 08, 2018.

Now may be the time to get a handle on the perpetual size race.

Prairie Fare: Electric Pressure Cookers Can Speed Meal Preparation

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 08, 2018.

Electric pressure cookers let you make everything from main courses to desserts, but don’t use them for canning food.

Reclamation Workshop Set for Feb. 20-21

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 07, 2018.

The workshop will provide insight on the importance of successful reclamation to wildlife and plant communities.

NDSU Extension Hosting Brine Spill Discussions

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Feb 06, 2018.

Landowners will have an opportunity to share information and concerns about brine spills.

Market Advisor: Late Spring May Mean Rebalancing Marketing Plans

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on May 16, 2011.

A common question asked is how to modify an existing forward contract or production contract if cropping plans change dramatically due to poor weather.

Market Advisor: How High Will Corn Prices Go Before Usage Is Rationed?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Oct 13, 2010.

There are similarities in current market conditions, compared with those experienced during 2008.

Market Advisor: Wet Spring Creates Problems for Canadian Crops

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Jun 25, 2010.

Weather forecasts for the Canadian Prairie Provinces will be watched closely by market traders.

Crop Market Advisor: How Will the Market Balance Record Corn Production and Use?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on May 18, 2010.

Tracking the dynamics of the corn market is challenging because of the diversity of uses for corn.

Market Advisor: Shifting Canadian Plantings May Impact N.D. Crop Prices

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Apr 30, 2010.

The three most noteworthy shifts in 2010 Canadian planting intentions are in durum, spring wheat and canola.

Market Advisor: When Will Spring Wheat Protein Discounts Soften?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Apr 21, 2010.

The primary reason the current protein discounts and premiums are so strong is that the average protein levels for the 2009 spring wheat crop were below normal.

Market Advisor: How Will the Corn Market Deal With Crop Quality Concerns?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Nov 24, 2009.

Market Advisor: Large Crops and Low Prices Create Marketing Challenges - Part II

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Sep 25, 2009.

The wheat market is shifting focus quickly away from supply issues and toward demand considerations.

Market Advisor: Large Crops and Low Prices Create Marketing Challenges

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Sep 18, 2009.

The challenge is to develop a marketing strategy that will generate a favorable net price, meet cash flow needs and limit risk exposure.

Market Advisor: Will the Weather Cooperate for Near Record Crop Production?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Aug 14, 2009.

The USDA forecasts the largest soybean crop on record and the second largest corn crop.

Market Advisor: What’s Up or Down With Cow Prices?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Jul 23, 2009.

Although prices in mid-July were similar to last year’s levels, cow prices likely will not increase to the high levels reached last August.

Market Advisor: Will Increased Acres Translate Into Increased Production?

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Jul 01, 2009.

Futures markets often try to anticipate the information contained in key USDA reports and then respond to the actual report information based upon their expectations.

Market Advisor: Market Overreactions Create Pricing Opportunities

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Jun 11, 2009.

How can you recognize when futures markets have overreacted and there is a pricing opportunity?

Market Advisor: Spring Pricing Opportunities May Open and Close Quickly

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Apr 23, 2009.

Staying current on market information does not mean that one has to stare at the computer screen and watch every price tick up or down.

Market Advisor: The Battle for Acres

By rmattern from Crops Market Advisor. Published on Mar 12, 2009.

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