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March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area.
A week later, a majority of that snow has melted and spring is on the horizon.
Though an abrupt snowfall fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

March snow fall shouldn’t raise concerns

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

On March 30, southwest North Dakota residents felt prolonged winter effects as a snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across the area.
A week later, a majority of that snow has melted and spring is on the horizon.
Though an abrupt snowfall fo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Conservation program enrollments stopped

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

In less than five years, about 82,000 acres of high quality wildlife habitat was enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in South Dakota.

Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency, CREP is a state-sp…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

USDA extends deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program signup

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the deadline for new enrollments in the Conservation Stewardship Program for fiscal year 2014.

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USDA extends deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program signup

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By South Dakota Ag Connection

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the deadline for new enrollments in the Conservation Stewardship Program for fiscal year 2014.

Producers interested in part…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

CRP: Coyote Reproduction Program?

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

HURON — The main focus of Friday’s gathering of pheasant hunters, landowners and policymakers was on the loss of pheasant habitat and its impact on the birds’ numbers.

But that’s not the only factor influencing the pheasant population. So…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

CRP: Coyote Reproduction Program?

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

HURON — The main focus of Friday’s gathering of pheasant hunters, landowners and policymakers was on the loss of pheasant habitat and its impact on the birds’ numbers.

But that’s not the only factor influencing the pheasant population. So…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD 10th for CRP acres

December 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

South Dakota has the 10th highest number of acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program since 2009, according to statistics released Tuesday by the U.S Department of Agriculture.

In all, since 2009, 516,350 acres …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD 10th for CRP acres

December 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

South Dakota has the 10th highest number of acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program since 2009, according to statistics released Tuesday by the U.S Department of Agriculture.

In all, since 2009, 516,350 acres …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Record-high crop prices spur conversion from grasslands to cropland

October 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO When cattle producer Jason Zahn aims his pickup across the gravel roads of North Dakota, he doesn’t see as many native grasses dancing along the prairie. Instead, he sees more and more black. Continue Reading