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Integrated Pest Management of the Wheat Stem Sawfly

Wheat stem sawfly is one of the most serious insect pests of wheat in North Dakota. In this video, Dr. Janet Knodel, Extension Entomologist, from North Dakota State Univers…

  • Integrated Pest Management of the Wheat Stem Sawfly

    Integrated Pest Management of the Wheat Stem Sawfly

    Wheat stem sawfly is one of the most serious insect pests of wheat in North Dakota. In this video, Dr. Janet Knodel, Extension Entomologist, from North Dakota State University describes the life cycle and integrated pest management strategies for control of wheat stem sawfly.

  • Grazing Animals on Sweet Clover

    Grazing Animals on Sweet Clover

    There are many advantages to monitoring and maintaining sweet clover production such as utilizing additional biomass, increasing stocking rates and grazing pastures.Comments by David Ollila, SDSU Extension Sheep Field Specialist, Kiley Whited and Mitch Faulkner, USDA NRCS Range Management Specialists.

  • Building a Value-Added Food Business

    Building a Value-Added Food Business

    As the population of South Dakota ages, it is more important than ever to encourage and promote the opportunities available to help young people live, work and raise families in the rural areas they call home.This video is part of the Voices of the Next Generation series. Comments by Justin Fruechte, Sturdy Post Ranch

  • Marketing Hometown America Promo

    Marketing Hometown America Promo

    Is your community ready to explore its potential to attract new residents? What makes your community unique, healthy, and alive? What more could you do to build the kind of community that is welcoming, attractive, and comfortable?Marketing Hometown America empowers communities to create a vision to grow. Designed as a tool to create dialogue that moves toward action, it can be the spark to help a rural community look at itself in a new way.Your community may already be working on attracting new residents. But to grow, more people need to be part of that effort. Marketing Hometown America engages communities through small groups called Study Circles to get more people involved and more voices heard.https://igrow.org/community-development/communities/marketing-hometown-america/

  • Genuity® Rootworm Manager

    Genuity® Rootworm Manager

    Genuity® Rootworm Manager is an app that can be used by farmers and dealers to help determine the risk of corn rootworm in each of their fields and provide management guidelines at each stage of the season. In a question and answer format, the app collects data on relevant past and present field practices. It then uses this information to analyze and assess current and future corn rootworm risk.

  • EHV-1 Informational Lecture - Part 3 of 4: Diagnosis

    EHV-1 Informational Lecture - Part 3 of 4: Diagnosis

    College of Veterinary Medicine | Oregon State UniversityJohn W. Schlipf Jr., DVM, MS, DACVIM-LAMay 19, 2011Informational lecture in response to Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1) outbreak.Part 3 Covers:Diagnosis

  • Anhydrous Ammoniated Straw with Wet Distillers Grain

    Anhydrous Ammoniated Straw with Wet Distillers Grain

    Justin Waggoner, K-State beef systems specialist explains the benefits of combining anhydrous ammoniated straw and wet distillers.

  • Training the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

    Training the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

    USDA has announced funding under the new Farm Bill to train and educate the next generation of farmers and ranchers.For more information:http://www.nifa.usda.gov/newsroom/news/2014news/04111_bfrdp.html

  • Biodiesel Made From Soybeans

Calf tackler

A youngster struggles to subdue a calf in this August 1953 photograph from the Casey Tibbs 4-H Rodeo at Fort Pierre, S.D. The photo is part of the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum’s Sudlow Collection.

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Casey Tibbs 4-H Rodeo

Bounty of foxes

George and David Workman display foxes they had trapped in this photograph from the late 1930s in Brookings County, S.D.

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Bounty of foxes

Threshing a New Way

Bob Blankespoor of George, Iowa, sent this photo of himself, his father, Henry J. Blankespoor, and his cousin, Dave Wesselink of Rock Valley, Iowa, on top of the threshing machine. Threshing oats in 1955 in a very different way, they used a PTO to run the machine instead of a belt and no bundles to pitch in.

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Threshing a New Way

The Doctor is In

Family and friends of William W. Merritt pictured with his wife, Marjorie, sent this photo. Merritt is a 1942 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. He started his general practice in veterinary medicine in Minneota, Minn., Aug. 10, 1942, and practiced until the late 1980s. He was one of the first veterinarians who had a factory working cattle squeeze chute with wheels, scale and dehorning table, along with his first vet truck with chassis mounted veterinary box in 1960.

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Doc Merritt

Sunday ‘Fun’day

Iris Smoley of Rice, Minn., sent this photo of the Skwira family in the 1940s. This shows her dad and 11 of her brothers and sisters on the tobaggon that he made long enough for at least eight kids to fit on. This was their entertainment every Sunday on the hill by the farm near Opole, Minn. She is the youngest in her family of 16.

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Sunday 'Fun'day
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