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How rain will affect crops after major drought this summer

NDSU Extension Agent Tells Us How Late Summer Rains Impact Growing, Harvest & Next Year's Planting

  FARGO (KVRR) – We’ve dealt with exceptional drought conditions in the region this year. But will a recent rainy spell offer any help for farmers as we near the end of growing season. The short answer is: not really. Cass County NDSU Extension Agent Kyle Aasand says we saw no rain from July 19th through August 20th, prime growing…

Cass County 4-H hosted annual awards ceremony online

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — The Cass County 4-H youth program hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony virtually this year. The online ceremony showcased photos from past events and presented awards and scholarships to participants. Several clubs were recognized and earned achievement awards for their service and engagement with the 4-H program. Volunteers who have worked with the program for over a…

LIVE: Red River Valley Home & Garden Show

KVRR's Adam Ladwig Picks Up Home Improvement Tips

I got to hang out at the Red River Valley Home & Garden show Friday morning. I found a ridiculous amount of home improvement ideas. Everything from renovations, to new pools, landscaping, even a robot lawn mower. I talked with Tim Leibl at Accent Kitchen & Bath about their free digital design models they’ll make for your home this weekend….

NDSU Extension holds Soil and Soil Water Workshop

This is the 25th Soil Workshop put on by NDSU Extension

FARGO, N.D. — Farmers and crop advisors from across the region were at the FargoDome on Wednesday to get an update on all things soil thanks to NDSU extension. The 25th soil and soil water worskshop is aimed to deliver continued education units to crop production specialists. The all-day event showcases several speakers, including North Dakota state faculty, who explain…

LIVE: It Takes A Village To Prevent Diabetes

Year-Long Diabetes Prevention Courses Help People With Prediabetes Regain Control Of Health

  Almost 40 percent of adults in North Dakota have prediabetes. But people facing the prospect of a life with diabetes have a lifeline. The NDSU Extension is offering a Diabetes Prevention Program. The program is a year long, and is designed to help people eat healthier, get more physically active and lose weight, all with the goal of preventing…

4-H Provides Life-Saving Training for Kids to Use in Emergency Situations

The organization allows kids to "learn by doing"

FARGO, N.D. – 4-H provides kids as young as five-years-old the life-saving techniques they need to survive in almost any given circumstance. Two young girls in California used their 4-H training to stay alive in the woods for days before being rescued. The organization allows kids to “learn by doing” by participating in wildlife safety, first aid experience, and emergency…

NDSU Nutrition Specialist Shares Tips for Using Pumpkin in Fall Baking

You can incorporate pumpkin into a variety of recipes, including pumpkin bread pudding and toasted pumpkin seeds

FARGO– Apples aren’t the only fruit you can make good use of this fall season. Pumpkins are rich in beta keratin, which makes it a good source of Vitamin A. You can incorporate pumpkin into a variety of recipes, including pumpkin bread pudding and toasted pumpkin seeds. Julie Garden-Robinson, a nutrition specialist and professor at NDSU, recommends using sugar pumpkins…

China Trade Dispute Results in No Bids on Soybeans

Over half of All soybeans grown in the U.S. are sent overseas

FARGO, N.D. — The trade dispute with China is having an impact on North Dakota’s soybean industry. Half of all soybeans grown in the U.S. are sent overseas. Of that 60 percent is exported to China. Now it’s all at a standstill. “The local grain elevators have not had bids to export soybeans out of the PNW or the Pacific…