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Schmidt: Herbicide Injury to Plants

July 23, 2015 Herbicides, when used properly, rarely cause problems on non-target plants. more »»

2015 Pierce County 4-H Achievement Days

July 9, 2015 Pierce County’s 2015 4-H Achievement Days began on Tuesday, June 30th with the Horse Show at the DeMontigny farm in Rugby. There were 8 talented riders who competed in this event. more »»

Kaylor: Quick, Tasty, Healthy Salad Dressings

July 2, 2015 Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) has a higher natural phenol (a type of organic compound) content than other forms of olive oil. more »»

Schmidt: Small Grain and Soybean Plot Tour

July 2, 2015 NDSU Extension Service and the Pierce County Agriculture Improvement Association will be hosting a small grain and soybean plot tour Thursday, July 16th beginning at 9:00 a.m. more »»

Kaylor: National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

June 26, 2015 Eating fruits and vegetables is a great way to get the most nutrition out of your calories. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and other nutrients. more »»

Schmidt: Tips For Starting a Butterfly Garden

June 26, 2015 If you enjoy watching butterflies fluttering from one flower to the next, you may want to consider starting a butterfly garden. more »»

Schmidt: Ash Trees Dropping Leaves

June 11, 2015 Cool, wet weather during bud break has created an outbreak of anthracnose disease on ash trees in some areas of North Dakota again this year. more »»

4-H Shooter Jaeger Competes in Archery Tournament

June 5, 2015 A member of area 4-H shooting sports scored high at the third annual Missouri River 3D Shoot in Bismarck in early May. more »»

Kaylor: Spruce Up Your Summer Menus with Salads

June 5, 2015 Summer brings a wide variety of fresh produce. Fruits and vegetables add color and nutrition to our plates. more »»

FSA Seeks Nominations

June 5, 2015 Nominations for candidates to run for a position on the Pierce County Farm Service Agency Comittee representing Local Administrative Area (LAA) #2 are now being accepted. more »»

Hawk Museum Farm Show Set For June 12-14

June 5, 2015 The Dale & Martha Hawk Museum is celebrating the 26th Annual Antique Farm Show, June 12-14, 2015. more »»

Agriculture Is Alive and Strong in Rugby

June 5, 2015 The Rugby FFA represented the North Dakota FFA at the National Range Judging competition in Oklahoma City on May 7, 2015. more »»

In June, Stretch Your Milk Budget

May 29, 2015 During June, National Dairy Month, enjoy some dairy products, such as low-fat milk, yogurt and cheese. more »»

Schmidt: Proper Soil Temperatures for Germination

May 15, 2015 The minimum soil temperatures for germination of various crops or groups of crops is 40 degrees for spring wheat, durum, barley, canola, mustard, safflower, field peas and lentils; 45 degrees for... more »»

Schmidt: BBQ Boot Camp Coming to Rugby

May 8, 2015 Mark your calendars and save the date as BBQ Boot Camp is coming to Rugby on June 30th! BBQ Boot Camp is a collaborative effort of animal scientists in NDSU’s Animal Sciences Department and agent... more »»

Kaylor: Ten Tips to Save at the Grocery Store

May 8, 2015 1. Priorities First — Fill your cart with the basics first — vegetables, fruit, protein and milk. These foods are nearly always found along the outside walls of the store. 2. more »»

Nutritious Options for Smarter Snacking

May 1, 2015 Over the last 30 years, the average number of snacks consumed by adults per day has doubled, according to the USDA Food Surveys Research Group. more »»

Soil Testing for the Home Gardener

May 1, 2015 Well, it seems spring has sprung. Time to shift gears and knock the cobwebs from my brain as we shift to growing season related questions. more »»

Kaylor: April is Stress Awareness Month

April 24, 2015 Most of us have felt “stressed out,” from time to time, but when this feeling persists, stress becomes chronic and can negatively impact our careers, quality of life, and our bodie. more »»

Pierce County’s Junior 4-H Hippology Team Competes at State Contests

April 10, 2015 Pierce County’s junior 4-H Hippology team wrapped up their season at NDSU on March 28-29, 2015 with the state 4-H Hippology, Horse Judging, and Quiz Bowl contest. more »»

 
 

 

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