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Lake Region Extension Roundup Set for Jan. 8-9

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

The event offers presentations on a range of agricultural production issues.

Prairie Fare: Could Your Cellphone or Tablet Be a Germ Catcher?

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

On study found cellphones may carry 10 times the amount of bacteria found on toilet seats.

N.D. 4-H Archery Circuit Starts in January

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

Youth can start signing up for the North Dakota 4-H archery competition circuit.

Annual Western Dakota Crops Day Set for Dec. 20

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Dec 10, 2018.

This year’s crops day will provide information on soil health and the latest in cropping systems research.

NDSU Feedlot School Set for Jan 23-24

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Dec 10, 2018.

Participants will learn about feedlot production, nutrition, waste management and marketing.

Ag Producers Should Do Year-End Income Tax Planning

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Dec 07, 2018.

There are several items to note for tax planning regarding the new tax law changes.

Diversity, Direction and Dollars Ag Forum Set

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

Farm and ranch economics, cover crops and acidic soils are among the topics that will be covered.

NDSU and UMN Researchers to Unearth Old Red River Flood Evidence

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

Researchers will look for flood evidence in bur oaks and structures built from them.

NDSU Agriculture, Extension Faculty and Staff Honored

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

NDSU honors its Agriculture and Extension faculty and staff for their work.

Grazing Lands Biology Workshop Set for Jan. 9-11

By karmbruster from All News. Published on Dec 06, 2018.

The workshop will discuss the development of biologically effective forage management practices for modern beef cattle.

Prairie Fare: Have You Tried an Air Fryer?

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

If you are interested in buying an air fryer, do your homework and read the appliance reviews from reputable sources.

NDSU’s Wachenheim Receives Teaching Award

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Dec 03, 2018.

Wachenheim teaches courses in economics and agricultural sales and finance.

Buchanan Named Blue Key Distinguished Educator

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Dec 03, 2018.

NDSU’s David Buchanan will receive the award Dec. 10.

Prairie Fare: How Long Does Frozen Food Last?

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Nov 29, 2018.

The quality of frozen food depends on how well it is wrapped.

N.D. 4-H Century Families Recognized

By ecrawford from All News. Published on Nov 24, 2018.

Seven families were honored for their years of 4-H service.

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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