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September 25, 2017
CRP haying bridges regional divide
GRAND FORKS — Justin Mead has spent all of August and much of September in Grand Forks County, the longest he's ever been away from his...
September 25, 2017 - 6:17am
August 6, 2017
Drought-ravaged ranchers look east for CRP hay
GRAND FORKS — Justin Mead traveled across the state to make hay. The 370-mile trip from his ranch in Grassy Butte, N.D., to a temporary...
August 6, 2017 - 5:19pm
July 31, 2017
Drought concerns grow in South Dakota
ABERDEEN, S.D. — The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows the drought is expanding in South Dakota, with nearly 100 percent of the state in...
July 31, 2017 - 8:20am
July 24, 2017
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Harvest crews are in northeast North Dakota this weekend to take emergency Conservation Reserve Program hay, though some...
July 24, 2017 - 6:11am
July 10, 2017
Emergency haying of CRP lands in much of ND approved by USDA
DICKINSON, N.D.—North Dakota ranchers and farmers may find some relief from the recent drought after the state's congressional delegation announced Monday afternoon that Conservation Reserve Program acres have been opened for emergency haying. This approval by the U.S. Department...
July 10, 2017 - 9:04pm
June 23, 2017
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
DICKINSON — The federal government took action Friday afternoon to help North Dakota ranchers. The United States Department of Agriculture...
June 23, 2017 - 7:44pm
May 15, 2017
Conservation freeze: Popular program sees change
WASHINGTON — New enrollment in a popular conservation program has been frozen, but producers interested in it shouldn't give up hope, a...
May 15, 2017 - 12:21pm
March 20, 2017
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
HOUGHTON, S.D. — With the current low commodity price environment, farmers are relying more on farm program payments to help them stay...
March 20, 2017 - 9:45am
February 13, 2017
Minnesota Legislature: Water quality efforts require collaboration
Water is essential to sustaining life, and thus is incredibly critical to agriculture producers. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has made water quality a hallmark of his administration. We have seen the most success on this issue when we collaborate with local governments and landowners...
February 13, 2017 - 5:30am
January 15, 2017
Republican SD governor hoping for expanded CRP acres
PIERRE, S.D.—As governor of one of the nation's most prominent crop producing states, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's stance on ag...
January 15, 2017 - 9:56pm
November 24, 2010
Leier: CRP decline, more corn can affect hunt
The 2010 deer gun season is now behind us and like most years, it had its own unique angle, from hunters out in short-sleeved shirts on opening weekend to much more winter-like conditions two weeks later. It's interesting to note the changes on the landscape over the past several...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
North Dakota farmers to receive USDA payments
North Dakota State Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency Aaron Krauter announced Friday that approximately $268.8 million in USDA payments will be made to North Dakota agricultural producers this month.
October 9, 2010 - 12:05am
August 18, 2010
Leier: Getting out message on CRP ongoing goal
Whether we like it or not, it's part of human nature to take for granted things that become part of our lives or benefit us over the long term. The only way we can truly appreciate the value of what we have, is to have less of it. In the outdoor world, CRP is a fitting example, and...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 4, 2009
Emergency use of CRP land extended in ND; USDA grants $750,000 to ND to help provide livestock feed
WASHINGTON -Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack extended emergency use of Conservation Reserve Program land for North Dakota livestock producers facing losses from continued flooding. Vilsack agreed to the extension for the emergency use of the acreage due to the continued flooding-from...
May 4, 2009 - 5:40pm