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Watch for Cyanobacterial Poisoning in Livestock

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 04, 2015.

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, is toxic to livestock.

Wet, Cold Weather Creates Calf Health Risks

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 20, 2015.

Producers should monitor their calf crop closely in the next week to 10 days.

Get Pasture Water Tested This Year

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 28, 2015.

Limited snowmelt and rainfall could affect the quality of water in pastures.

Blue-green Algae Poisoning Threatens Livestock

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 16, 2014.

Watch for unexplained deaths in livestock and wildlife.

NDSU Extension: 100 Years of Extending Knowledge, Changing Lives

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 05, 2014.

NDSU Extension is celebrating its 100th anniversary with events on campus May 8 and at county offices this spring.

NDSU Extension Service: Agriculture and Natural Resources Fundamental to N.D.’s Success

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 10, 2014.

NDSU Extension supports North Dakotans’ efforts to produce the food and fiber that are essential to the state.

Producers Can Save Money, Reduce Environmental Impact

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 24, 2013.

Nutrients from livestock manure can harm water quality and have other negative environmental impacts.

Cyanobacteria Harmful to Livestock, Humans

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 12, 2012.

Watch out for green or blue-green scum in livestock water supplies, lakes and other recreational waterways.

Spotlight on Economics: Time to Consider Water Quality and Economic Good

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 23, 2012.

Efforts to maintain environmental quality need not threaten economic growth.

Spotlight on Economics: Water Laws

By rmattern from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 14, 2012.

A fundamental concept of water is the law that all water in North Dakota is owned by the state.

Sanitize Water Lines Before Using Water

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 09, 2011.

Take steps to make sure your drinking water is safe after a flood.

Don’t Overwork Flooded Septic Systems

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 11, 2011.

Septic systems that were flooded should be treated carefully.

Reduce Containment Pond Levels in Wet Years

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 28, 2011.

Overfilled containment ponds can result in erosion and environmental problems.

NDSU Extension Offers Water Screening

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 21, 2011.

NDSU Extension specialists will provide water quality screening and answer horticultural, septic system, well and irrigation questions at field days.

Flooded Wells Must be Cleaned

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 14, 2011.

NDSU Extension water quality experts offer advice on cleaning flooded water wells.
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