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Southwest ND cities receive funds to lease vet hospital

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Rep. Kevin Cramer announced the Tri-Cities Joint Job Development Authority, formed by the cities of Carson, Elgin and New Leipzig to manage Lake Tschida, is receiving a $10,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase eq…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Southwest ND cities receive funds to lease vet hospital

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Rep. Kevin Cramer announced the Tri-Cities Joint Job Development Authority, formed by the cities of Carson, Elgin and New Leipzig to manage Lake Tschida, is receiving a $10,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase eq…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Goehring names Theurer agricultural emergency manager

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring appointed Kent Theurer as the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s emergency manager on Tuesday.

A Dickinson native, Theurer graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in eme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Marcus Traxler
Forum News Service
STICKNEY, S.D. — The scene around Ronnie Prien’s farm is one he’s all too familiar with.
“The first year I farmed, I got hail. I’ve been through this rodeo before,” he said with a chuckle.
After ne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

USDA to invest in Prairie Pothole Region conservation effort for landowners:

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be offering as much as $35 million during the next three years to help landowners conserve grasslands and wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region, the agency announced Friday.
As part of the pro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND ag commissioner: New farm bill is tolerable

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jonathan Knutson
Forum News Service
GRAND FORKS — The new farm bill, though imperfect, is acceptable, North Dakota’s agriculture commissioner said.
“Given the current atmosphere, I’m glad we got it. Would you like more? Yeah,” Doug Go…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. Continue Reading

ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres

May 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted 3.9 million acres offered nationwide under the Farm Service Agency’s 43rd Conservation Reserve Program general signup, including 190,000 acres in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Pride of Dakota: Showcasing today’s agriculture

September 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

This weekend, area residents are going to see what North Dakota is made of, or rather, what North Dakotans make. Continue Reading