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Jenny Schlecht
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
1 hour 42 min ago
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
2 hours 22 min ago
August 13, 2017
Fighting drought and flood with soil health
August 13, 2017 - 4:51pm
August 12, 2017
Cory Eich looks over a solar well in his pastures near Epiphany, S.D. Mercedes Lemke / Forum News Service
Rain, wells and grass management help during drought
August 12, 2017 - 2:26am
August 7, 2017
These forlorn corn fields tell a story of the harshness of this drought season. These little green shoots should be much taller by this time of year, according to farmer Rodney Rebel. (Iain Woessner/The Dickinson Press)
Farm Rescue comes to aid of hay-starved ranches in western ND
August 7, 2017 - 8:20pm
August 3, 2017
U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan, left, and Tim Walz of Minnesota talk Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, during a U.S. House Agriculture Committee listeniing session at Farmfest. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'A safety net for rural America': Minn., N.D. reps hear from farmers on aid, new farm bill
August 3, 2017 - 7:42pm
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 24, 2017
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 12, 2017
Riley Schriefer, left, asks a question of Gov. Doug Burgum at town hall meeting Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Golden Valley. Schriefer, a Golden Valley rancher, asked about grazing and haying in wildlife management areas in the open forum meeting that attracted nearly 100 people from drought stricken areas in North Dakota. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Farmers, ranchers tell Burgum hay next to nothing in western ND
July 12, 2017 - 8:52pm
July 6, 2017
Forum News Service file photo of the afternoon sun shining on a wheat field along Highway 81 south of Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Extreme heat broils the Dakotas and Montana, flash drought takes toll on wheat crop
July 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 26, 2017
Field peas had three or four pods and peas in them in mid-June. Farmer Pete Severson of Onida, S.D., wondered if rains would produce more blossoms on for better production. Photo taken June 13, 2017, near Onida, S.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
June 26, 2017 - 6:54am
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
February 27, 2017
A dry summer in parts of South Dakota resulted in a low hay supply this winter, causing challenges for Troy Hadrick and other ranchers. (Submitted by Troy Hadrick)
SD ranchers stretch feed to finish out winter
February 27, 2017 - 11:15am
March 16, 2015
Farmers lead the way
March 16, 2015 - 8:35pm