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August 14, 2017
Drought delivers double-whammy to southwestern North Dakota
HETTINGER COUNTY, N.D. — Aryn Hansen could see her coffee cup as half full or half empty, and, after opening a new coffeehouse on Mott's...
August 14, 2017 - 6:08am
August 13, 2017
Fighting drought and flood with soil health
WASHINGTON D.C. — The Upper Midwest is in the grips of a historic drought, pretty close on the heels of several historic floods. Both extremes cause devastating, expensive problems for agriculture. But agronomist Andrea Basche thinks an answer to improving outcomes for droughts...
August 13, 2017 - 4:51pm
Drought's toll likely billions of dollars for ND economy
North Dakota's harvest will be significantly less than last year's because of the ongoing drought, and though it's still early, the state's lead...
August 13, 2017 - 6:15am
August 12, 2017
Rain, wells and grass management help during drought
EPIPHANY, S.D. — The cows will come home from the pasture on schedule for Cory Eich this year thanks to the recent rains. "It looks like...
August 12, 2017 - 2:26am
August 10, 2017
Sliver of Richland County remains drought free
WAHPETON, N.D. — Wahpeton in Richland County has the distinction of sitting amid the only strip of land in North Dakota that has not been...
August 10, 2017 - 6:15pm
August 9, 2017
DROUGHT DISASTER: ND seeks first FEMA drought disaster declaration in half century
Gov. Doug Burgum cited the ongoing dry conditions in much of North Dakota when he requested a presidential major disaster declaration for the state Tuesday.
August 9, 2017 - 6:41am
August 7, 2017
Farm Rescue comes to aid of hay-starved ranches in western ND
RICHARDTON, N.D.—The sight of a truck ladened with a mountain of hay bales is a welcome sight as it comes down the narrow stretch of North...
August 7, 2017 - 8:20pm
August 6, 2017
Water commission program helps plans for future
BISMARCK — The water in three of Stark County rancher Rodney Rebel's pastures had dried up with this summer's drought, removing even more grazing options. But with the aid of the North Dakota State Water Commission's drought disaster livestock water supply program, the pastures...
August 6, 2017 - 6:45pm
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
Trying to hang on: Farmers and ranchers change plans to deal with drought
MOTT, N.D. — The dust blows off the combine in puffs as Brad Steiner points the air compressor wand. Steiner spent part of Tuesday, Aug....
August 6, 2017 - 5:16pm
August 5, 2017
Drought heightens controversy over cloud seeding
BISMARCK — Controversy over cloud seeding is intensifying in western North Dakota as farmers and ranchers coping with extreme drought question...
August 5, 2017 - 5:27pm
Emergency CRP haying
An expansion of the acres covered by an emergency haying provision for the Conservation Reserve Program will help farmers cope with dry conditions,...
August 5, 2017 - 6:47am
August 4, 2017
DRY LIKE THE 1980S Moisture conditions similar to drought year of 1988
Reports of some wheat fields yielding less than 20 bushels per acre and moisture totals for the year comparable to the drought year of 1988 have...
August 4, 2017 - 6:42am
August 1, 2017
Hay lottery planned for North Dakota ranchers struggling with drought
FARGO — Drought is causing serious trouble for many North Dakota ranchers who are looking for hay to feed their animals, but officials...
August 1, 2017 - 8:32pm
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