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June 22, 2017
Cattle graze in Morton County, N.D., on June 20, 2017. Pastures in western North Dakota are showing the effects of a spreading and worsening drought. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
June 22, 2017 - 1:26pm
June 8, 2017
Most parts of this hay field outside of Richardton, N.D., hasn't grown enough to cut by June 5, 2017. All of North Dakota and large areas of South Dakota and Montana are abnormally dry or in drought conditions, leading ranchers to sell off cattle to make up for low feed supplies. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Drought conditions lead to herd trimming across region
June 8, 2017 - 2:18pm
May 11, 2013
A herd of Nokota horses browse on a pasture on the Missouri River near Linton in 2006.
Low donations, high hay prices threaten Nokota horse
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Hay shortage
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
150 acres of wheat lost in fire near Mott; fire crews across southwest ND busy responding
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Hot and dry: Fires spark across region
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 9, 2012
Traffic was left at a standstill Friday in the eastbound land of Interstate 94 about four miles west of Medora after a semi hauling hay bales caught fire at approximately 1 p.m.
Stuck in Traffic
June 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 8, 2012
Officials open one lane on Interstate 94 near Medora after semi catches fire
June 8, 2012 - 4:00pm
June 5, 2012
Memories of mowing, daydreaming in the field
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
ND registers about 200,000 CRP acres
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
December 11, 2011
A semi hauls hay southbound Saturday on Highway 22 through north Dickinson. Officials said North Dakota hay prices are the lowest in the country because of a low demand, prompting producers to find buyers in other states.
State with the lowest hay prices: North Dakota
December 11, 2011 - 12:00am
September 18, 2011
Hay bales are stacked northwest of South Heart on Bobby Kubas's farmstead. Kubas said he has sold 1500 bales to a hay farm in Kinsley, Kan.
Local 'Hay' Day
September 18, 2011 - 12:17am
September 1, 2011
Press Photo by April Baumgarten
South Heart Fire Department firefighters put out a hay fire on Robbie Ridl's land north of South Heart at about 11 this morning. A lightning strike started the fire late Wednesday night. The fire is under control but between 50 and 60 round bales were destroyed.
South Heart firefighters respond to bale fire started by lightning
September 1, 2011 - 12:03pm
July 10, 2010
Photo by KB Carter
Most crops are near or above average for this time of year and nice weather is allowing farmers to hay.
Moisture right on target
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 3, 2010
Press Photo by Jennifer McBride
Fresh hay lies in a field near Gladstone, Friday morning. Farmers throughout the area are beginning to bale, but not as many acres as last year.
The hay is coming down
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am