STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Farming, pheasants and working together
If you hunt pheasants, Hettinger County (N.D.) is a cross between Nirvana and Valhalla.
"Hettinger County has long been recognized for its excellent hunting. We live in the center of what is arguably... Posted on 5/8/13 at 10:29 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS After the Fire
After the Fire
Tuesday, October 2nd was probably the largest, local fire event that has ever occurred in my lifetime. Dry conditions and high winds combined to create several large, i... Posted on 10/6/12 at 7:44 AM
More than 3.4 million acres nationwide were taken out of the program in September when the owners' contracts expired. Most of them were in Texas, Colorado and Kansas, but hundreds of thousands of acres also came out in Montana and the Dakotas.
Ag producers in southwestern North Dakota have two weeks left to signup for the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Conservation Security Program.
The initial signup began on April 16 and has been slow. But because of recent rainfall in the region, producers had a little time apply for the program late this week.
Item: The new U.S. Farm Bill — assuming Congress ever passes it — will likely shortchange land stewardship programs (and other titles) to the tune of billions of dollars because Congress cannot figure out a funding formula that appeals to the disparate whims of enough lawmakers.
Still — and get this — most officials believe any new Farm Bill will have a new disaster relief title.
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