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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
Minnesota county takes on public lands debate over farm sale
December 29, 2017 - 6:46pm
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
October 5, 2017
Kathryn Yurkonis
Funding for Grand Forks County conservation program available
October 5, 2017 - 10:50am
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
July 13, 2017
A meadow of foxtail barley stretches across Oakville Prairie west of Grand Forks. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
Grant benefits prairie conservation in Grand Forks County
July 13, 2017 - 8:58am
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
April 19, 2017
Conservation program taking applications for private landowner easements in northwest Minnesota
April 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 7, 2017
Brad Dokken
Brad Dokken column: Grand Forks County Wildlife Federation: 1947-2017
April 7, 2017 - 11:19am
March 27, 2017
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
March 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
According to Pete Bauman, the consequences of converting native grassland include the loss of societal benefits from the insects, pollinators and plants lost, as well as possible future increases in regulation and strain on remaining native grasslands. Submitted photo / Pete Bauman.
SDSU study analyzes East River native grasslands
March 27, 2017 - 11:30am
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