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Kaylor: 5 steps to making a meal in a bowl

October 13, 2017 Making your own meal in a bowl is inexpensive and easy. You can make meals from ingredients you probably already have on hand. Think about all the different bowls you can make. more »»

 
 
 
Schmidt: Fall perennial and bulb care

October 13, 2017 Digging and Storing Tender Bulbs Many of the tender flower bulbs such as gladiolus, cannas, dahlias and tuberous begonias require special care to assure good condition the following spring. more »»

Schmidt: Soybean cyst nematode sampling continues

September 29, 2017 The NDSU Extension Service and the North Dakota Soybean Council are working together again to coordinate a Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) soil testing program. more »»

Using lentils in recipes

September 29, 2017 Pulse foods include chickpeas (or garbanzo beans), lentils and split peas. These inexpensive foods provide protein, complex carbohydrates, and several vitamins and minerals. more »»

How you can use dry beans

August 4, 2017 Dry edible beans, such as pinto, navy, kidney, pink and black beans, are members of the legume family. more »»

Schmidt: ND Windbreak Cookbook available

July 21, 2017 Besides shade and wind protection, many ND trees provide edible fruits that can be used on our menus. more »»

Love your leftovers

July 21, 2017 By Carolee Kaylor Nutrition Program Asst. Leftovers often have a bad reputation. They can be lost in the refrigerator and eventually thrown ou. more »»

Schmidt: Small grain variety plot tour July 17

July 14, 2017 The Pierce County Agriculture Improvement Association and NDSU Extension Service – Pierce County will be hosting its annual small grain plot tour on Monday, July 17thbeginning at 9:00 a.m. more »»

Pierce County Master Gardener Pollinator Garden Update

June 16, 2017 As many readers are aware, Pierce County’s NDSU Extension Master Gardener Model Pollinator Garden is located in the existing flower beds of the Pierce County Memorial Building on the Southeast corne... more »»

Schmidt: Reducing spray drift and its effects

June 9, 2017 Herbicide spray drift during pesticide applications is an increasing concern in agriculture. more »»

Schmidt: Tick season is upon us

May 26, 2017 With warmer spring weather, tick season is officially upon us even though some folks in Pierce and surrounding counties have been seeing ticks for several weeks now. more »»

Schmidt: Diagnosis and treatment for spruce diseases

May 19, 2017 By Yolanda Schmidt County Agent Spruce trees often thrive in North Dakota under the right conditions. more »»

Schmidt: Grazing readiness progress of key species in Pierce County

May 5, 2017 In North Dakota, most cool-season native range grasses typically reach grazing readiness in mid to late May, which is the recommended time to begin grazing native range. more »»

Schmidt: What are the optimum soil temperatures for germination?

April 28, 2017 The arrival of spring has many farmers and home gardeners itching to get planting, however let’s take a moment to visit about the minimum soil temperatures required for germination of various crops... more »»

Schmidt: Caring for lawns in spring

April 14, 2017 The recent snow melt and warm temperatures gets folks in the mood to start spring yard chores. With all the spring chores needing to be done, lawn care sometimes takes a back seat in priority. more »»

Schmidt: Pierce County to participate in grazing readiness project

April 7, 2017 The Pierce County NDSU Extension office along with 17 other ND counties will be helping to collect data for a Grazing Readiness project beginning this month and continuing through approximately Jul... more »»

Schmidt: Seed starting

March 31, 2017 Recent warm snaps we’ve had let us know that spring isn’t too far away. Seed catalogs also are out, which gives the avid gardener an itch this time of year. more »»

Spring Fever workshops coming soon

March 3, 2017 For the fourth consecutive year, the NDSU Extension Service will host its series of garden forums to help families care for their gardens and landscape. more »»

Pierce Co. Ag Improvement Annual Meeting & Seed Increase Varieties Available

February 24, 2017 The Pierce County Ag Improvement Association held its annual meeting at Dakota Farms in Rugby last week. One new director, Dave Teigen, was elected. Brad Fritel and Larry Pieterick were re-elected. more »»

Schmidt: 2016 Wheat Midge Survey Results, 2017 Forecast

February 17, 2017 Results of the fall 2016 wheat midge survey are in and soil samples in North Dakota indicate low levels of overwintering wheat midge larvae (cocoons) for the 2017 season. more »»

Miglers win SCD achievement award

December 16, 2016 Congratulations to Dave & Cindy and Ryan & Amanda Migler, who were selected for the 2016 Pierce County Soil Conservation District Achievement Award for their accomplishments and their contribution... more »»

 
 

 

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