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Extension Program Helps Create Soil and Water Conservation Leaders

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 09, 2018.

It’s a locally delivered educational program to build participants’ skills to lead watershed, conservation and community-based projects.

Reduce Heat Stress in Cattle

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 18, 2018.

Summer heat and humidity can take a toll on cattle and humans.

Hot Weather Increases Risk of Cyanobacterial Poisoning to Livestock

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 17, 2018.

High temperatures promote the growth of blue-green algae, which can produce harmful toxins.

Drought May Have Compromised Livestock Water Quality

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on May 04, 2018.

Test water quality prior to livestock turnout.

Water Development Worth the Investment

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 25, 2018.

Installing a water development project may be the answer to drought-related livestock water shortages.

Spotlight on Economics: Waters of the United States

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 10, 2017.

Now may be the time for the legislative branch to clarify the scope of the Clean Water Act.

N.D. in Worst Drought Since 2006

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 21, 2017.

Fourteen counties have exceptional drought status.

Drought Increases Cyanobacterial Poisoning Risk to Livestock

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 30, 2017.

Cyanobacteria often occur in stagnant ponds or dugouts, forming large colonies that appear as scum on or just below the water surface.

Testing Livestock Water Quality Critical During Drought

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 09, 2017.

Poor water quality can impact livestock health.

Drought Like Conditions Threaten Livestock Water Quality

By karmbruster from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 24, 2016.

Monitoring water quality throughout the grazing season is important.

Cyanobacteria Can be Toxic to Livestock, Wildlife, Humans

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jun 16, 2016.

An algae bloom in Walsh County has tested positive for toxic cyanobacteria production.

Test Water Quality Before Livestock Turnout

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Apr 25, 2016.

Salts, minerals and bacteria may have compromised the quality of water in ponds and dugouts.

Water Developments Enhance Livestock, Environmental Health

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Mar 24, 2016.

Adequate water is critical for livestock health and production.

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.
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