A north central North Dakota agricultural tradition resumes Jan. 8 and 9 at the Memorial Building in Devils Lake, N.D. The annual Lake Region Extension Roundup is expected to once again draw about 700 people to hear speakers on a wide range of agricultural topics, including tiling, weather, land values and cell phone applications.
WEST FARGO — Tile drainage of farm fields has been cast as a villain that aggravates flooding in the Red River Valley, but also held out as a great hope for better managing runoff to minimize flooding.
It’s not unusual for William Ferguson to start planting his spring wheat in March. The Witten, S.D., farmer, who began planting in mid-March this year, is in a section of south-central South Dakota where early planting is fairly common.
FARGO, N.D. — It’s too late to be proactive on glyphosate resistance in weeds. Everybody is reacting, said experts addressing a Northern Weed Resistance Forum on March 8, sponsored by Peterson Farms Seed.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is a headwaters state for three major watersheds — the Mississippi River, the Red River and Great Lakes.
That means a rain drop that falls on a Minnesota farm field can end up in the Gulf of Mexico, Hudson Bay or the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It also means that decisions made in management of Minnesota land — whether urban, suburban or rural — can make a difference thousands of miles away.
FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of three Getting it Right meetings scheduled in North Dakota in Langdon, Oakes and Jamestown.
NDSU Agriculture Communication
January 16, 2012
MADISON — A field day near Madison will focus on cover crops and using alfalfa mulch for nitrogen credit before corn. Start time is 1 p.m. for the Aug. 23 field day, “Cover Crops and Alfalfa Mulch,” organized by the nonprofit Rural Advantage and University of Minnesota Extension.
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