Pierce County Tribunehttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/category.detail/nav/5045/Agricultureen-usFri, 17 Aug 2018 09:12:43 EDTFri, 17 Aug 2018 09:12:43 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNitrate QuikTest available at Extension officehttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/533726.htmlDrought stressed forages and small grain crops are prone to nitrate accumulation, which is toxic to cattle and sheep in high levels. Nitrate poisoning can cause abortion in pregnant animals, small calf size, reduced milk supply and death.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSCHMIDT: Drought may have compromised livestock water qualityhttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/533567.htmlLivestock producers should test the water in ponds, dugouts and other water sources because last year's drought may have compromised the quality of the wate.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTSCHMIDT: Diagnosing and treating spruce diseaseshttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/533550.htmlSpruce trees often thrive in North Dakota under the right conditions.Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTSoil test clinics and Spring Feverhttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/533373.htmlLearn to read and understand your soil test results at the Soil Test Clinic hosted by the Pierce County Extension office on Friday, March 16 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Farm Credit Service meeting room in Rugby.Tue, 6 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EDTSCHMIDT: Soybean seed deadline extendedhttp://www.thepiercecountytribune.com/page/content.detail/id/533326.htmlThe Pierce County Crop Improvement Association has an adequate supply of ND17009GT Soybean seed available for distribution to commodity growers for the 2018 growing seaso.Fri, 9 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EDT