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August 10, 2017
Arnie Zent turns a windrow of field grass south of Bismarck on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 10, 2017 with plans to have it baled before the weekend. "It's CRP actually. I cut it every three years," said Zent, "and this hay is going to people who need it." Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Sliver of Richland County remains drought free
August 10, 2017 - 6:15pm
August 8, 2017
Gov. Doug Burgum   Forum News Service file photo
ND seeks what would be first FEMA drought disaster declaration in half century
August 8, 2017 - 8:31pm
August 7, 2017
This farm has been in Rodney Rebel's family for four generations, but if this drought lasts another year, its future lies in jeopardy. (Iain Woessner/The Dickinson Press)
Day by day, season by season: Local farm receives hay donation to stay afloat
August 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
August 6, 2017
Water commission program helps plans for future
August 6, 2017 - 6:45pm
Matt Zavoral welds a metal frame in rural Grand Forks County on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Drought-ravaged ranchers look east for CRP hay
August 6, 2017 - 5:19pm
Hay is in short supply in many parts of the Dakotas and Montana as drought conditions persist. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Trying to hang on: Farmers and ranchers change plans to deal with drought
August 6, 2017 - 5:16pm
August 5, 2017
Drought heightens controversy over cloud seeding
August 5, 2017 - 5:27pm
August 3, 2017
The U.S. Drought Monitor map issued Thursday shows severe drought expanding east across southern Stutsman County, shown in orange on the map. Northern Stutsman County is in moderate drought conditions, shown in tan. Yellow represents abnormally dry areas while red is extreme drought and the darkest area reflects exceptional drought. Courtesy / National Drought Mitigation Center.
Moisture conditions in ND similar to drought year of 1988
August 3, 2017 - 7:04pm
August 1, 2017
North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, right, and Greg Lardy, North Dakota State University Animal Sciences department head, talked Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 about a hay lottery to help livestock producers. Dave Olson / Forum News Service
Hay lottery planned for North Dakota ranchers struggling with drought
August 1, 2017 - 8:32pm
July 31, 2017
Much of the South Dakota wheat crop is a disaster due to drought, so many farmers have baled their wheat for hay. (Michelle Rook/Special to Agweek)
Drought concerns grow in South Dakota
July 31, 2017 - 8:20am
July 27, 2017
Cattle graze parched pasture land in western Morton County in July 2017. Governor Doug Burgum and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring held a town hall meeting in Golden Valley to address issues relating to the drought in western counties of North Dakota. TOM STROMME/ Bismarck Tribune
Burgum declares drought disaster for almost entire state
July 27, 2017 - 11:28am
July 24, 2017
A crew from the Grand Forks Street Dept. patches potholes along Lincoln Drive Monday.   photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
July 24, 2017 - 8:31am
Kelly Benson, a chemist in the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory campus, prepares forage samples for nitrate testing. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
July 24, 2017 - 6:57am
July 22, 2017
Casey Moen, golf pro at the Bully Pulpit Golf Course south of Medora, N.D., talks about the three large storage ponds near the golf course used to water the 18-hole public golf course. The water was pumped from the adjacent Little Missouri River before June 1 Moen said. (Mike Mccleary / Bismarck Tribune)
Bully Pulpit course copes with driest season yet
July 22, 2017 - 4:31pm
July 21, 2017
Grand Forks farmer Paul Sproule evaluates the condition of a field of CRP near Grand Forks Friday. Sproule is helping to find suitable acres of CRP to assist drought victims in the western part of North Dakota. (Eric Hylden / Forum News Service)
Spared by drought, growers help farmers to the west
July 21, 2017 - 8:01pm