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NDSU Extension Projects Commodity Prices for 2019

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Jan 18, 2019.

Price projections are given for the major crop commodities, livestock and milk.

Prairie Fare: Avoid Sitting Too Much

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 17, 2019.

Too much sitting can lead to health issues.

Farm Management Meeting Set for Jan. 30 in Fargo

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Jan 16, 2019.

The presentations will provide information to help guide producers through the current challenges in agriculture.

NDSU Extension 4-H Programming Piques Youth Interest in STEM

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 16, 2019.

4-H programs teach youth to build and program robots and learn the basics of computer coding.

Susan Keller to be Honored as NDSU Little I Agriculturalist of the Year

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Jan 16, 2019.

The 93rd annual Little I will be Feb. 8-9, 2019.

NDSU Hosting Drought Planning Workshop

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 15, 2019.

Drought frequency and severity likely will increase in the northern Plains.

Ag Tile Drainage Design Workshop Set for Feb. 26

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 15, 2019.

Participants will gain a better understanding of the planning and design principles and practices for drainage, subirrigation and water table management.

Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop Set for Feb. 12-13

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 11, 2019.

Participants will be able to explore selected crop production challenges and interact with regional crop experts and other crop advisers.

NDSU Extension, Carrington REC to Host Lambing Workshop

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 11, 2019.

Ewe health, wool management and lamb nutrition are among the topics that will be covered.

Prairie Fare: 6 Dogs Taught Me Some Health Lessons

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 10, 2019.

Pets can offer lessons on companionship, physical activity, sleep and nutrition.

Producers Need Disposal Plan for Dead Livestock

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 09, 2019.

Disposing of dead livestock quickly prevents the spread of disease and protects water quality.

Spotlight on Economics: Trade is Good for the Environment

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 09, 2019.

Years of liberalized international trade have increased incomes and led to improved environmental quality in many regions of the world.

Don’t Skimp on Protein for Pregnant Cows

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 07, 2019.

Not feeding pregnant cows enough protein can have serious consequences.

NDSU Corn Silage Meeting Set

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 04, 2019.

Producers can learn about growing corn for silage and feeding corn silage to cattle.

2019 NDSU Soybean Production Meetings Set

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Jan 04, 2019.

The meetings will be held in January in Park River, Lisbon and Hope.

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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