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Consultant: Grass-fed beef industry growing fast: Dozens attend REC Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

MANNING — Agricultural producers from across the region gathered here Wednesday to hear that the grass-fed beef industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the livestock industry. Keynote speaker Allen Williams, an agriculture and food indus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fields of yellow: Fields of yellow

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Vast swaths of common, yellow-flowered sweet clover are springing up along southwest North Dakota roadsides and ranges, thanks to early spring rains.
Despite its simple beauty, sweet clover saps up precious water because of deep roots.
It can also …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

How much barley goes into a beer?

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

How much barley does it take to make a bottle beer? The answer to that question depends on the type of beer, according to North Dakota State University professor Paul Schwarz, who has spent a career searching for the best kind of barley for beer makers. Continue Reading

Beef cattle, forage field day

August 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Five teams of horses pull five wagons through the North Dakota State University Dickinson Research Extension Center Manning Ranch on Wednesday for the facility’s beef cattle and forage field day. Continue Reading