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AgUpdate - Weekend Digest

These are the most popular stories on AgUpdate in the past week. Thank you for reading!


First confirmed case of dicamba-resistant waterhemp found in ND

Ryan Crossingham ​ | ​

Waterhemp began emerging in the Fargo area in mid-May, indicating eastern North Dakota farmers are in for another year of battling the chal… Read more

Producer Reports

Planting going full speed ahead for Rosenaus

Sue Roesler ​ | ​

CARRINGTON, N.D. – Planting season was full speed ahead at the Rosenau family farm in mid-May, as Tysen Rosenau has been busy pulling the c… Read more


Ranch families come together for work, fun

By Heather Senn of Opal, S.D. ​ | ​

"In agriculture it seems to be “easier” to just work rather then take time to be with our friends and community. It was great to gather with neighbors and friends." Read more


May rain makes for good hay in southeastern South Dakota

Janelle Atyeo, Tri-State Neighbor Editor ​ | ​

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, Crop Watcher Blake Burggraff was waiting to bale his first cutting of alfalfa, and it was looking good. Read more


Robotic-milking size advances

Lynn Grooms lgrooms@madison.com ​ | ​

Robotic milking systems have continued to improve since the first milking robots in Wisconsin were installed in 2000 at Knigge Farms near O… Read more


Spring brings first alfalfa cutting, rhubarb, gnats

By Mike Brosnan and Jackie Kleinsasser, Woonsocket, S.D. ​ | ​

"The alfalfa cutting began May 23. Now we can’t decide if we want rain or we want it to hold off for two weeks." Read more