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Start planning now if summer looks dry
Agricultural producers often experience feelings of uncertainty that are sourced in many day-to-day issues. The biggest uncertainty is the weather.
Tuesday, April, 21, 2015 - North Dakota State University Extension Service - News

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Farmers must balance yields, environment with fertilizer use
Nitrogen fertilizer can pose one of farmers’ biggest challenges: Apply too little to crops and yields and profits can decline. Apply too much and the environment can suffer.
Monday, April, 20, 2015 - Agweek - News

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CropStop: Calves, crops and a baby
Rick Harpole and his wife, Gail, farm and have a commercial beef cow-calf operation just east of Driscoll, N.D. For them, it’s a time for sleepless nights.
Monday, April, 20, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Growing Together: Lesser-known annuals are an opportunity for adventure
If you're up for an adventure, skip petunias and marigolds and discover the world of lesser-known annuals. Many of the following types graced the flower beds of our grandparents. Not all are offered by every garden center, but enjoy a scavenger hunt to each of the region's growers. I've added the word "easy" behind descriptions of the most carefree.
Monday, April, 20, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Minnesota distiller is back on the family farm
HALLOCK, Minn. — There are barrels and bottles, tubes and pipes, gauges, dials and labels. There are smells — some sharp, some subtle, many mingled and mysterious — of grain, of alcohol, of juniper and other additives. There’s the gurgle and burble of liquids.
Monday, April, 20, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Weather Talk: Why such wind?
There have been many days with a tight pressure gradient over our region which makes it windy. The top soil has been very dry, allowing the soil to warm up greatly on sunny days. Air above hot ground rises rapidly and this also increases the general turbulence, allowing more of the stronger winds aloft to mix down to near ground level.
Saturday, April, 18, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Carlson honored by Montana State University

Saturday, April, 18, 2015 - Montana State University News Service - News

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U.S. pushing organic crops as demand grows
CHICAGO - The U.S. government will boost support for production of organic crops and produce this year to meet growing consumer demand and boost rural incomes, U.S. Agriculture Department Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Wednesday.
Thursday, April, 16, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Agriculture could be the key in combating world hunger
With a rapidly rising global population, agriculture will be essential in reducing world hunger. That’s what South Dakota State University Dean of Agriculture and Biological Sciences Barry Dunn told attendees of the McGovern Hunger Summit on Wednesday at Dakota Wesleyan University.
Thursday, April, 16, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Weather Talk: The beginning stages of a drought
Causes of drought are complex. There is nothing in our atmosphere; no known circulation or recognized anomaly; which is certain to cause a drought. Also, it is impossible to know when a drought has begun. We cannot know if a short-term dry spell will become a full drought until it has been dry a long time.
Thursday, April, 16, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Vilsack: U.S. pushing organic crops as demand grows
The U.S. government will boost support for production of organic crops and produce this year to meet growing consumer demand and boost rural incomes, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, April, 15, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Farmers in the region are OK with dry weather, for now
No rain and high winds have resulted in fire threats and also favorable farming conditions — for now. The Red River Valley region is under a red flag warning, as a result of dry weather and high winds across the region, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, April, 15, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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Long-term grazing plans a necessity
Agricultural producers often experience feelings of uncertainty that are sourced in many day-to-day issues. The biggest uncertainty is the weather. Those operations that push the limit for production will experience greater uncertainty than those that target production to the long-term average.
Wednesday, April, 15, 2015 - North Dakota State University Extension Service - News

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China farm pollution worsens, despite moves to curb excessive fertilizers, pesticides
BEIJING - Farm pollution in China is worsening, despite moves to reduce excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides, said the agricultural ministry, urging farmers to switch to organic alternatives to tackle severe soil and water pollution.
Tuesday, April, 14, 2015 - Reuters - News

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Buffer zone proposal targets farmers
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has chosen to turn up the rhetoric against Minnesota’s hardworking farmers this session.
Tuesday, April, 14, 2015 - - News

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Northwest Minnesota farmers still like corn
Like Sherman’s March to the Sea, corn had been driving steadily and relentlessly into northwest Minnesota. High corn prices have encouraged farmers here to grow the crop, and new, faster-maturing varieties have allowed them to do it.
Monday, April, 13, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Annual survey of N.D. cropland shows signs of peaked prices
Farmland rental rates and values are both rising and falling across North Dakota — a good sign that farmland prices have peaked, an agricultural economist says.
Monday, April, 13, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Weather Talk: One good rain away
Each warm day causes more and more evaporation which leaves the ground drier and drier. Many farmers in the area are concerned that the lack of rain will soon impact the growing season. And while all of these concerns are real, it is important to realize that our region is one good storm away from being quite wet.
Saturday, April, 11, 2015 - Forum News Service - News

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'The pendulum has swung'
Anna Stansbery is going full bore. Calving is underway, and the Carrington, N.D., veterinarian’s services are needed often. Kevin Wolsky, a father of eight, is always busy. But planting season is at hand, and the Carrington farmer soon will be even busier.
Monday, April, 06, 2015 - Agweek - News

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Paraquat: A controversial chemical's second act
One of the oldest and most widely used pesticides in the world is also one of the most toxic and controversial. Paraquat, a herbicide used to control weeds since the 1950s, was banned in the European Union in 2007. It is restricted for use only by licensed technicians in the United States and, since 2012, many of its formulations in China are being phased out.
Monday, April, 06, 2015 - Reuters - News

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