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Mildred "Millie" Boatright
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Severe Weather Announcements (2)
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
September 14, 2016
CRP STUDY RAISES CONCERNS
A U.S. Geological Survey study on nationwide cropland expansion from 2008 to 2012 said changes in federal policies and enforcement have led to...
September 14, 2016 - 7:03am
July 27, 2016
Wildlife may decline due to after-effects of farm bill
PIERRE, S.D. -- The potential future loss of the state’s wildlife habitat leaves South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks officials concerned for the future of wildlife. This year, there were 42,352 acres of South Dakota land submitted by landowners for the Conservation Reserve Program...
July 27, 2016 - 7:09am
September 18, 2014
Outdoor fund grant could mean millions for CRP
BISMARCK — A $3 million grant approved Wednesday from North Dakota’s Outdoor Heritage Fund could mean more than $38 million in incentives for farmers, ranchers and landowners to remove environmentally sensitive land from production, officials said. The grant will support the...
September 18, 2014 - 7:18am
July 30, 2014
CRP reductions to continue
The loss of more than half of the acres of land in a popular conservation program in North Dakota has triggered what Eric Lindstrom, government affairs representative for Ducks Unlimited in North Dakota, referred to as “CRP loss hangover.” Conservation Reserve Progam is a conservation...
July 30, 2014 - 7:13am
September 15, 2013
Stutsman among ND counties OK'd to cut CRP hay due to drought
BISMARCK(AP) -- The federal Farm Service agency says emergency haying will be allowed on Conservation Reserve Program acreage in seven North Dakota counties in response to severe drought conditions. The Bismarck Tribune reports that CRP participants in Barnes, Griggs, Kidder, LaMoure,...
September 15, 2013 - 9:31am
July 23, 2012
CRP acres in Dakotas opened to haying, grazing
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Farmers and ranchers in the Dakotas affected by drought will be able to use Conservation Reserve Program acres for emergency haying or grazing after Monday's announcement by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. Vilsack in his announcement says lands not yet classified...
July 23, 2012 - 3:29pm