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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
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
November 1, 2017
Grassland and wetland terrain in the Missouri Coteau, part of the Prairie Pothole Region in North Dakota. Photo special to The Forum.
Crops continue to eat up Great Plains grassland
November 1, 2017 - 6:00am
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
September 4, 2017
NDSU to host lecture on early days of American conservation
September 4, 2017 - 6:44am
August 21, 2017
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
July 13, 2017
 A yellow lady slipper blooms in June 2015 on the Oakville Prairie west of Grand Forks. Prairie conservation in Grand Forks County is getting a boost from a $121,200 grant the Industrial Commission awarded to Audubon Dakota through the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Coupled with funds from other partners, the total grant is  $450,000. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
Grant benefits prairie conservation in Grand Forks County
July 13, 2017 - 8:23am
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
March 27, 2017
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
March 20, 2017
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., has offered a new short term set aside program for the new farm bill. Michelle Rook / Special to Agweek
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
March 20, 2017 - 9:45am