Friday, February 22, 2019

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UND dedicates Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Facility on Grand Forks Air Force Base

Governor Jack Dalrymple was in Grand Forks yesterday to attend the grand opening and dedication of the University of North Dakota (UND) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Training Facility located on the Grand Forks Air...

Administration announces no new regulations for ag transport

Senator John Hoeven today said an announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that it will not propose new or change existing regulations governing the transport of agricultural...

Sargent County added to emergency CRP haying authorization

Livestock producers in Sargent County may hay or graze CRP with written authorization from FSA under an emergency authorization granted by the USDA’s Farm Service Agency.  This is in addition to previous authorizations granted...

USDA seeks comments on the proposed rule for animal disease traceability

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) yesterday issued a proposed rule to establish general regulations for improving the traceability of U.S. livestock moving interstate when animal disease events...

Racing through corn fields; Iowa race shines spotlight on ethanol

NASCAR drove ethanol into the spotlight again last weekend at the Iowa Speedway as Nationwide series drivers raced to victory powered by Sunoco Green E15, a 15 percent ethanol blend, during the U.S. Cellular...

Governor Daugaard named Vice Chair of National Governors Association Natural Resources Committee, Governor Dalrymple...

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has been named vice chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) Natural Resources Committee by NGA Chair Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Vice Chair Delaware Gov. Jack Markell. The Natural...

Ag Secretary Vilsack reassures farmers and ranchers in states affected by extreme weather

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack yesterday pledged his commitment to the nation's farmers, ranchers and rural communities that USDA would continue to work to deliver assistance to those affected by recent extreme weather, including floods,...

Ag Secretary Vilsack says CRP policies modified to help farmers affected by drought

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Monday announced that the Farm Service Agency is modifying its Conservation Reserve Program policies to help those affected by sustained drought conditions. The policy changes influence FSA rules governing emergency grazing....

Dalrymple’s request for increased federal disaster approved-ND eligible for 90/10 percent federal cost share

Governor Jack Dalrymple yesterday announced that the President has approved his request for the federal government to reimburse 90 percent of the eligible costs incurred as a result of major flooding in areas throughout...

ND & SD harvests underway

North Dakota Some producers reported insect damage and concerns that the recent excessive moisture would promote disease. Access to fields remained an issue in a few areas. As of August 7, barley was 99 percent headed,...

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