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Badlands National Park bison plan questioned

June 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A proposal to expand bison grazing in Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota is being questioned by some neighboring cattle ranchers who fear it could harm their operations.
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Federal grazing fee stays same, rekindles debate

March 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RENO, Nev. The federal grazing fee will stay at the minimum allowable level for a seventh consecutive year, a development that has rekindled a longstanding debate in the West between conservationists and ranchers.
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CRP opened to haying, grazing; SD counties added to disaster list

August 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Farmers and ranchers in drought-stricken South Dakota will gain much-needed livestock feed as federal officials will allow emergency haying and grazing on additional land in the Conservation Reserve Program, the state’s two U.S. senators said Wednesday.
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Feds allowing haying, grazingin of conservation land

July 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota ranchers will have 1.6 million more acres available for haying and grazing beginning next week, though not all of the land is likely to be useful to cattle producers trying to keep their animals fed during drought. Continue Reading

Feds open up land to aid farmers, ranchers

July 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Decision to OK haying, grazing on CRP acres may not help much in ND, SD.
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CRP acres in Dakotas opened to haying, grazing

July 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (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. Continue Reading

Farmers Union: Open CRP to haying, grazing

July 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

HURON (AP) The South Dakota Farmers Union is urging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to open Conservation Reserve Program acres in South Dakota to haying and grazing to combat the lingering drought.
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Thune urges opening CRP acres to haying, grazing

July 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sen. John Thune is asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to release Conservation Reserve Program acres for emergency haying and grazing in South Dakota because of continuing drought conditions.
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No takers on ND grazing offer

July 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Bone dry conditions in other states do not appear to be leading people to bring their animals over the state line to North Dakota from what many local officials tell. Continue Reading

Drought-stricken Wyoming ranchers look to ND pastures

June 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Drought-stricken cattle ranchers in Wyoming are looking to surrounding states for grazing land, and their best bet might be North Dakota, where farmers this year have been luckier than their neighbors. Continue Reading