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February 5, 2018
Larry Sitter, the now retired Rolette County Soil Conservation district manager, and Nikki Hanretty, soil conservation technician with Rolette County Natural Resources Conservation Service, study 2017 results from the "How Far North Can We Grow?" project. (Rolette County NRCS office photo.)
Way up north: Project seeks to expand cover crop use
February 5, 2018 - 7:08am
February 3, 2018
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How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
January 29, 2018
Ryan Heiniger of Pheasants Forever says this is a good "after" example of a project his team has worked on.  The field still is a majority of cropland "but boundaries are square and clean and the marginal acres are ‘growing’ clean water, wildlife and still producing a profit for the landowner," he says. (Ryan Heiniger photo)
Precision ag tools can improve profitability, work with conservation
January 29, 2018 - 6:45am
October 31, 2017
Grassland and wetland terrain in the Missouri Coteau, part of the Prairie Pothole Region in North Dakota. Photo special to Forum News Service
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
October 31, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 21, 2017
WOSTER: Pheasants in the Soil Bank
October 21, 2017 - 10:15am
August 19, 2017
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks. (Republic file photo)
Turn In Poacher arrests reach record high
August 19, 2017 - 10:15am
August 7, 2017
Feds to give states more flexibility in protecting wild bird
August 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
July 11, 2017
Farmers are keeping an eye out for Palmer Amaranth in Minnesota fields. Submitted photo
Minnesota keeps Palmer amaranth at bay by pulling by hand, blow torching
July 11, 2017 - 8:22pm
May 30, 2017
Ducks Unlimited purchased the Interseeder drill last year with a grant from First National Bank of Omaha to donate to the Beadle Conservation District for landowners to use to plant cover crops. Photo by Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited invests in region's environment
May 30, 2017 - 3:21pm
May 19, 2017
(File photo)
Farm bill forecast: Sen. Thune seeking to cut costs, pay farmers more for productive land
May 19, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 20, 2017
A greater prairie chicken is pictured in this handout from South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. (Photo courtesy of Keith Anderson)
GF&P habitat map to help prairie grouse hunters, conservation efforts
April 20, 2017 - 5:10pm
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., has offered a new short term set aside program for the new farm bill. Michelle Rook / Special to Agweek
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
March 20, 2017 - 9:45am
March 15, 2017
John Hume, the worlds largest rhino breeder walks among his rhinos at Buffalo Dream Ranch, North West Province, South Africa in this November 2016 handout photo. Shaul Schwarz / Reel Peak Films/Handout via REUTERS
'Trophy' film tackles African hunting and conservation
March 15, 2017 - 4:50pm
February 8, 2017
The sun sets on a flock of geese in a small lake along 257th street North of Bridgewater in this 2013 photograph. (Daily Republic file photo)
Senate gives support again for tax cut for buffer strips
February 8, 2017 - 5:38pm
February 6, 2017
The sun sets on a flock of geese in a small lake along 257th street North of Bridgewater in this 2013 photograph. (Daily Republic file photo)
Senate debates tax cut for buffer strips, meets another snag
February 6, 2017 - 4:06pm