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 By Beth Redlin    News    February 15, 2017

ARS BrownBagger Features Antarctica Talk

Part travelogue and part research talk, the latest presentation in the 2017 BrownBagger Series at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Sidney lab will take participants to "the bottom of the...

 

Celebrate American Heart Month with a Heart Healthy Serving of Beef

February is American Heart Month, and the Richland County Nutrition Coalition would like to remind you of the importance your diet, and specifically beef in your diet, can be to preserving the health...

 

5th Annual ND Reclamation Conference Feb. 20-21

Darryl R. Nelson, cofounder of NELSON Environmental Remediation Ltd. in Edmonton, Alberta , Canada is the keynote speaker at the fifth annual North Dakota Reclamation Conference set for Feb. 20-21 at the Astoria Hotel and Convention Center in...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    February 1, 2017

Importance of private lands to conservation focus of ARS BrownBagger talk

More than two-thirds of the land area in the United States is privately owned, with 914 million acres in farms or ranches. These working lands include much of the country’s remaining open space and habitat, making them vitally important to the...

 

USDA Expands Grasslands Conservation Program to Small-Scale Livestock Producers Helping Dairy, Beef and Other Producers Protect Working Grasslands in 43 States

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were offered by producers during the recent ranking period for the Conservation...

 

A Steak in Ag

R-CALF USA may be defined as a non-profit producer organization, but our work benefits anyone who eats meat and lives in an economy that includes agriculture. We’re more than a producer organization; we’re your organization! Recently USDA’s...

 

ND USDA Farm Service Agency names Brian Haugen as Acting State Executive Director

Beginning Jan. 20, Brian Haugen will serve as the Acting State Executive Director of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in North Dakota until the permanent appointment is made to that position. Brian Haugen,...

 
 By Beth Redlin    News    January 18, 2017

Forage Analysis Workshop Kicks Off ARS 2017 BrownBagger Series

The USDA-Agricultural Research Service facility in Sidney is pleased to partner with the Richland County Extension Office to host an interactive forage analysis workshop to open the lab’s 15th annual winter BrownBagger series on Friday, Jan. 20th....

 

USDA Provides New Cost Share Opportunities for Organic Producers and Handlers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting March 20, 2017, organic producers and handlers will be able to visit over 2,100 USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost...

 

County Agent Update

Annie’s Project Some women in the agriculture world have heard of Annie’s Project. So what is it? A program for empowering women in agriculture to be better business partners through networks and...

 

Bovine Connection Returns to Benefit Farmers and Ranchers

The blowing snow and icy roads did not hinder the Bovine Connection's turnout in Culbertson on Nov. 29. After a five-year hiatus, the Bovine Connection returned to the area thanks to ag agents of...

 

Bovine Connection Returns to Benefit Farmers and Ranchers

The blowing snow and icy roads did not hinder the Bovine Connection's turnout in Culbertson on Nov. 29. After a five-year hiatus, the Bovine Connection returned to the area thanks to ag agents of...

 

Farm Service Agency Extends Voting Deadline for County Committee Elections

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Aaron Krauter, today announced that the deadline to submit ballots for the 2016 County Committee Elections has been extended to ensure farmers and...

 
 By Tim Fine    News    November 16, 2016

USDA ARS Focus Group Will Meet Nov. 21

One of the bonuses of my job (at least it’s usually a bonus) is that, because of the position, I get asked (sometimes told) to be a part of various groups. Generally speaking these groups have an agricultural focus and are looking for input. One...

 

FSA Urges Farmers and Ranchers to Vote in County Committee Elections

USDA encourages farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee elections. Beginning Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, USDA will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers across...

 

Montana FSA: Nov. 15th and Other Upcoming Acreage Reporting Dates for 2017

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Bruce Nelson announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. Please pa...

 

Attend the Bovine Connection 2016: Innovative Programs With a Practical Twist Nov. 29

The 2016 Bovine Connection: Innovative Programs with a Practical Twist will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29th, at the Culbertson Saddle Club Barn. MSU Extension, NDSU Extension, and industry leaders formed...

 

USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to ND Farmers in Response to 2015 Market Downturn

USDA N.D. Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director (SED), Aaron Krauter announced that approximately 57,000 N.D. FSA farms that enrolled in safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will receive financial assistance for the...

 

A Monthly Report by R-CALF USA

We now know the real reason country of origin labeling (COOL) was repealed was to help multinational meatpackers steal the good name and reputation of U.S. cattle producers and put it on beef from foreign-sourced cattle for duty-free distribution to...

 

New Pulse Crop Facility Makes Gains & Increases Capacity

Glendive, MT is home to a new pulse crop receiving and transportation facility, established by ITC International Inc. Based out of Canada, ITC International Inc. provides a diverse range of pulse...

 

Sponsors are Wanted for the 2016 Bovine Connection

The 2016 Bovine Connection will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29th, at the Culbertson Saddle Club in Culbertson, MT, and they are looking for supporting sponsors. The Bovine Connection was formed by MSU...

 
 By Jenny Lavey    News    October 12, 2016

MSU to honor Jim Hagenbarth as Outstanding Agricultural Leader

Jim Hagenbarth of Hagenbarth Livestock in Dillon has been named the 2016 Outstanding Agricultural Leader on behalf of Montana State University's College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural...

 

The New Pulse Crop Facility Makes Gains & Increases Capacity

Glendive, MT is home to a new pulse crop receiving and transportation facility, established by ITC International Inc. Based out of Canada, ITC International Inc. provides a diverse range of pulse...

 

A Steak in Ag

R-CALF USA seeks a quick end to Beef Checkoff lawsuit. R-CALF USA’s lawsuit alleges the government, represented by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the USDA, is operating the Beef Checkoff in a manner that violates the U.S. Constitution....

 

Thinking Out of the Fruit Box

Annual fundraising campaigns featuring bulk fresh fruit is a win-win for residents living in Richland County. Throughout the year, organizations like PEO, Kiwanis and 4-H take advantage of selling boxes of seasonal fruit including peaches, apples,...

 

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