SUBSCRIBE NOW 3 months just 99¢/month

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

WINTER STORM

Farmers impacted by natural disasters in 2020 and 2021 should begin receiving emergency relief payments through the Farm Service Agency’s new Emergency Relief Program to offset crop yield and value losses, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.
"Coming Home" columnist Jessie Veeder reflects on the hardships and victories that came after another big winter storm dumped more snow on western North Dakota.
A series of storms brought around 4 feet of snow to some parts of the region. While the storm and its aftermath continue to stress ranchers and cattle, there is optimism that it spells the beginning of the end of a dry cycle.
The spring snowstorm in western North Dakota may have pushed back planting but wheat growers aren't complaining. They needed the moisture and now see better yield potential to take advantage of high prices. There also is more snow in the forecast for the Minot area that already got about 4 feet of snow from the mid-April storm.

ADVERTISEMENT

Latest Headlines
Livestock producers who have experienced animal losses due to weather conditions are urged to reach out to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency for information about the Livestock Indemnity Program.
Our firstborn was two weeks old during Blizzard Hannah and a month old during the historic Flood of 1997.
FARGO -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for much of eastern North Dakota and portions of northern and western Minnesota beginning Thursday morning, Oct. 26.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT