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Solution to Combine Fires in Sunflowers

DSH Engineering, L.L.C. | South Dakota State University   Research conducted at South Dakota State University, and funded by the South Dakota Oilseeds Council and the National Sunflower Association, has resulted in......more

Start Scouting for Insect Pests

Start Scouting for Banded Sunflower Moth and Red Sunflower Seed Weevil NSA Sufnlower Highlights | July 24, 2017 As sunflower fields begin to bloom, adults of red sunflower seed weevil (RSSW) will......more

Banded Sunflower Moth Scouting & Spraying

In-Season Alert: NDSU has reported an increase in the number of Banded Sunflower Moth (BSM) in their traps over the week prior to July 14, 2017. The moth itself doesn’t do damage......more

Science of Sunflower – Wahpeton Daily News

Point of View: The Science of Sunflowers – Wahpeton Daily News | June 14, 2017 Sunflowers are one of the most photogenic crops grown in the southern Red River Valley. Their bright......more

Don’t Take a Chance Having Blackbirds Move In

To maximize return, plant sunflowers as early as possible, and desiccate and harvest them before blackbirds move in. Click link to read more: NSA Sunflower Highlights – May 15, 2017 – pg......more

Sunflower is an Option for Damaged Wheat Acres

Producers who had winter wheat damaged by the recent snowstorm and freezing temps in the High Plains can consider planting sunflower if the first crop is ‘zeroed out’. The USDA Risk Management......more

NSA Planter Considerations

As sunflower planting approaches for the major production region, it’s important to take a close look at planter condition and settings. Achieving the perfect plant stand is one of the most critical......more

New Book About Blackbirds Available

A new book by George M. Linz, Michael L. Avery, and Richard A. Dolbeer is available for pre-order at www.crcpress.com/Ecology-and-Management-of-Blackbirds-Icteridae-in-North-America/Linz-Avery-Dolbeer/p/book/9781498799614. The book, “Ecology and Management of Blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America” summarizes......more