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September 16, 2018
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
September 16, 2018 - 9:25am
September 14, 2018
From left, North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, Gov. Doug Burgum and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem hold an Industrial Commission meeting Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at the state Capitol. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota panel awards $648,000 in conservation grants
September 14, 2018 - 6:32pm
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
June 25, 2018
A pie chart from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service shows the break down of spending in the 2014 Farm Bill. Click to view full graphic
Why the farm bill should matter to you
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
April 21, 2018
Volunteers cleaned up in and around the Red River in Fargo during the summer of 2017. River Keepers / Special to The Forum
10 simple ways to help save Earth
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
March 26, 2018
Conservation push: Two ag groups support GROW Act
March 26, 2018 - 8:32am
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
February 1, 2018
Mike McEnroe, left, of the North Dakota Wildlife Federation, and Jan Swenson of the Badlands Conservation Alliance present Thursday in Bismarck a film that aims to preserve the North Dakota Badlands. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Conservation groups urge public to engage to preserve Badlands
February 1, 2018 - 6:45pm
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
January 28, 2018
Land Tawney, president and CEO of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, says the group's efforts on behalf of public land resonate with both young members and older members. The group, which is looking to form a chapter in North Dakota, has doubled in membership each of the past four years and now has 17,000 members across the U.S. and parts of Canada. Photo courtesy of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
A voice for public lands and waters: Backcountry Hunters and Anglers CEO Land Tawney talks about the mission to keep public lands public
January 28, 2018 - 6:00am
November 25, 2017
Tom Nuessmeier
5 questions with ... Tom Nuessmeier, farmer and federal policy organizer for the Land Stewardship Project, St. Peter, Minn.
November 25, 2017 - 5:33am
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
August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
July 31, 2017
Roughly 200 people attended a tour of Black Leg Ranch near Menoken, N.D., on July 19 that featured conservationist Allan Savory. The tour included a look at one of the ranch's pastures. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Savory Institute visit to ND ranch focuses on importance of soil health
July 31, 2017 - 7:23am