Report 1 - Our guest is John Dhuyvetter, NDSU North Central Research Center livestock specialist. We talk corn silage in this report. John tells us why silage is so good for livestock. He also discusses a workshop coming up on this very topic.

Report 2 - Our guest is John Dhuyvetter, NDSU North Central Research Center livestock specialist. We talk protein for pregnant cows in this report. This is an area where John says ranchers should not skip. He also tells us how much protein they should have.

Report 3 - Our guest is John Dhuyvetter, NDSU North Central Research Center livestock specialist. Nutrition is vital for cattle including vitamin A being a big contributor. John tells us last year some supply issues were a concern. He also tells us the lack of vitamin A will also show up during calving.

Report 4 - Our guest is John Dhuyvetter, NDSU North Central Research Center livestock specialist. In the world of business, keeping good records is essential and this includes the cattle business. John also tells us good records are crucial for your calving book and tells us how that has evolved.

Report 5 - Our guest is McHenry County agent Rachel Wald. A lot of bull sales are happening soon across the region. Rachel gives some advice for the buyer. She also tells us about a beef workshop coming up soon.

Report 6 - Our guest is McHenry County agent Rachel Wald. No one wants to go through a drought, but if you do Rachel tells us of a workshop coming up soon to help ranchers through it. She also tells us about a "succession planning" workshop soon.

Report 7 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agency Agent, Jim Hennessey. A lot of ranchers are having issues with high nitrate levels. Jim tells us how this happens and where they are finding it. He also tells us how you can utilize this damage feed.

Report 8 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agency Agent, Jim Hennessey. Frigid temps this past week are tough on the rancher and on the cattle. Jim tells us more. He also suggests some remedies for livestock.

Report 9 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agency Agent, Jim Hennessey. We talk water quality in this report. Jim shares some concerns. He also tells us how geology comes into the equation.

Report 10 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agency Agent, Jim Hennessey. Annual forage and summer feed decisions need to be made soon. Jim gives some considerations. He also says ranchers might want to get seed secured soon.

Report 11 - Our guest is soil specialist Chris Augustin, from the NDSU North Central Research Center. We talk manure storage in this report. Chris tells us things cattlemen should be thinking about. He also tells us about composting.

Report 12 - Our guest is soil specialist Chris Augustin, from the NDSU North Central Research Center. We talked composting benefits in our last report. Chris tells us how you would compost manure. He also talks about applying this in the field.

Report 13 - Our guest is NDSU's North Central Research Center livestock specialist, John Dhuyvetter. As ranchers and livestock experience a long frigid coldsnap, John gives some suggestions on what can be done as the outlook is more cold in the near future. He also gives advice on calving in the cold.

Report 14 - Our guest is NDSU's North Central Research Center livestock specialist, John Dhuyvetter. The cold brings a higher demand for feed. There are lots of options but prices vary and in many cases have gone up. John explains.

Report 15 - Our guest is NDSU extension range land specialist, Kevin Sedivec. Coming off a couple years of drought in 17 and 18, Kevin tells us what that might mean for the rancher. He also tells us that droughts can happen at different times. Kevin tells us the difference for a rancher given a spring, summer, or a fall drought.

Report 16 - Our guest is NDSU extension range land specialist, Kevin Sedivec. We talk drought again in this report. Kevin tells us about key trigger points. He also discusses some alternative management strategies.

Report 17 - Our guest is John Dhuyvetter, NDSU livestock specialist for the North Central Research Center. An extended cold snap recently has put livestock and ranchers under stress. John gives us advice on how to handle this in an upcoming webinar and tells us about it. He also gives us other tidbits about the hour long session to come.

Report 18 - Our guest is John Dhuyvetter, NDSU livestock specialist for the North Central Research Center. We talk forage for the summer in this report, as John tells us about swath grazing corn. He also discusses a recent trial on this.

Report 19 - Our guest is the director of the USDA Northern Plains climate hub, Dannele Peck. We are talking weather in this report and Dannele tells us how translate a weather forecast into a grassland forecast. Also, she has a solution for ranchers this spring facing the challenge of how much grass will be available for the summer.

Report 20 - Our guest is the director of the USDA Northern Plains climate hub, Dannele Peck. We are talking ranching and weather again in this report and Dannele further explains how ranchers can utilize grass-cast this spring.