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Drought: Dakotas in Crisis – Frustration with USDA Lack of Funds – DTN

Drought: Dakotas in Crisis – Frustration with USDA Lack of Funds – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jul 24, 2017

Scattered thundershowers across North Dakota on Wednesday brought a slight respite to the region’s drought, but farmers and ranchers say some crops are already lost and it would take months of rainfall to rebuild pastures. Dryland corn from central South

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Drought: Northern Plains – More Land Available for Emergency Haying and Grazing

Drought: Northern Plains – More Land Available for Emergency Haying and Grazing

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 20, 2017

Today, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency grazing and haying in and around portions of Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota affected

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North Dakota: 4 Counties Declared Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

North Dakota: 4 Counties Declared Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 19, 2017

In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Dickey, Kidder, McHenry and Sheridan counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas

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North Dakota: 2 Upcoming Corn Management Workshops, July 25, 26

North Dakota: 2 Upcoming Corn Management Workshops, July 25, 26

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University Extension 🕔Jul 19, 2017

The North Dakota State University Extension Service will host two one-day workshops on corn management July 25 and 26. The July 25 workshop will be held near Minot at the North Central Research Extension Center (REC). The July 26 workshop

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North Dakota Drought: Possible Grain Seed Shortage Coming

North Dakota Drought: Possible Grain Seed Shortage Coming

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Farmers should be mindful of escalating drought conditions and the outlook for seed supplies for 2018 planting, says Ken Bertsch, North Dakota’s state seed commissioner. North Dakota State Seed Department personnel are taking calls on a daily basis from farmers

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North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

North Dakota Drought: 75% of State Suffers – Yield Estimates Falling – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Jul 18, 2017

In my first drought story earlier in June, much of the focus was on the poor condition of the wheat and durum crops. While that is still the case, with both of those crops in worse shape since then, the

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Drought in High Plains – ‘Simple Survival’ a Goal for Some

Drought in High Plains – ‘Simple Survival’ a Goal for Some

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jul 17, 2017

Associated Press writer Blake Nicholson reported on Saturday that, “Drought in North Dakota is laying waste to fields of normally bountiful food and hay crops and searing pastures that typically would be home to multitudes of grazing cattle. Some longtime farmers

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North Dakota: 8 Counties Designated Drought Disaster Areas

North Dakota: 8 Counties Designated Drought Disaster Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2017

In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Dunn, Emmons, Grant, Logan, McIntosh, McKenzie, Mountrail and Sioux counties in North Dakota

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South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Corson and Perkins counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to

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Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

Midwest and Plains Crop Progress: Conditions Decline in Many Areas

👤By Anthony Greder, DTN Managing Editor, and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 11, 2017

Corn, soybean and spring wheat conditions all declined last week, according to USDA’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. Corn condition dropped to 65% good to excellent last week, down 3 percentage points from 68% the previous week. Silking was

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