Department of Agriculture and Technical Studies

Senior Capstone Papers - Undergraduate Research

2012

Brock Besler
Title: "Highest and Best Use of Expired CRP Land"
Collaborator: Dr. Seth Soman

Bryn Brown
Title: "Breeds of Sheep and the Survival Rates of Those Lambs from Birth Until Weaning"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Patti Burian
Title: "Differences in Commercial and On-Farm Seed Lots of Common Hairy Vetch in the North Central Region"
Collaborators: Dr. Patrick Carr, Dr. Frank Kutka, Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Layne Carson
Title: "Soil Physical Properties at a Reclaimed Oil Well Site"
Collaborator: Dr. Eric Brevik

Katie Clyde
Title: "Age vs. Learning Ability in Horses"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Katie Dukart
Title: "Purebred vs. Crossbred Dairy Cattle"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Jay Grosz
Title: "The Efficacy of Timed AI on Non-Cycling Beef Heifers at 72 Hours With a MGA-PG Synchronization Protocol"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Angela Moch
Title: "Effects of Protein Seed Treatment on Spring Wheat"
Collaborators: Mr. Toby Stroh and Dr. Seth Soman

John Pfaff
Title: "Economics of Equine Enterprise in Southwest North Dakota"
Collaborators: Dr. Seth Soman and Mr. Toby Stroh

Abby Solberg
Title: "Habitat Suitability Model for Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs Using Geospatial Technologies in Southwest North Dakota"
Collaborator: Dr. Seth Soman

Ethan Thom
Title: "Wheat Basis"
Collaborator: Dr. Seth Soman

Kyle Wells
Title: "How Does Water Quality Affect Pregnancy Rates in Beef Cattle and How Does Water Quality Change Throughout Summer"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

2011

Chaunci Auen
Title: "Effects of Tordon/Plateau vs. Chaparral on Leafy Spurge in Western North Dakota"
Collaborators: Mr. Toby Stroh and Dr. Seth Soman

Diane Fischer
Title: "Producer Perspectives on the Efficacy of Leafy Spurge Control"
Collaborators: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr. and Mr. Toby Stroh

Tyler Grosz
Title: "Economics of a Twinning Beef Herd"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Luke Heinle
Title: "The Advantages of Integrating Sustainable Practices into a Livestock Operation"
Collaborators: Mr. Toby Stroh and Dr. Seth Soman

Amanda Herberholz
Title: "Effects of Growth-Promoting Implants on a Calf's Final Weight, Gain and ADG"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Tayler Kennedy
Title: "Changes in the Standard Reinsurance Agreement"

Brittney Krebs
Title: "Growth Spurt: A Natural Soil Amendment"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Marissa Krebs
Title: "Suitability of North Dakota for Feral Pigs"
Collaborator: Dr. M. Koyle

Garrett Larson
Title: "The Use of Disturbance Combinations to Decrease Crested Wheatgrass Presence and Increase Native Vegetation"
Collaborators: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr. and Mr. Toby Stroh

Erica Lind
Title: "Water Quality and Cattle Production"
Collaborator: Mr. Toby Stroh

Kirby Longbrake
Title: "Sainfoin Suitability in Western North Dakota"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Shawn Romo
Title: "Precision Farming and Crop Rotation Sequences for Romo Brothers, LLP"
Collaborator: Dr. Seth Soman

Ty Thompson
Title: "Age and Source Verification in Cattle"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Kelsey Tibke
Title: "The Effects of Water Quality and Water Source on Indterdigital Necrobacillosis (Footrot) in Beef Cattle in Southwestern North Dakota"      
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.

Bodie Tobin
Title: "Prescribed Fire in Yellowstone National Park"
Collaborator: Dr. Woodrow W. "Chip" Poland, Jr.