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.
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.
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.
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.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Drought-stricken cattle producers in Wyoming are looking to surrounding states for grazing land, and their best bet might be North Dakota, where ranchers are no strangers to natural disasters.
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