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Access Restrictions and Prohibited Activities on James River and Pipestem Creek

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding

Due to the recent information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the Bureau of Reclamation, LaMoure and Stutsman Counties are notifying the public of the anticipated ice conditions this winter and next spring due to continued releases from the Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs.


Burgum, Goehrig Thank Perdue for Approving Secretarial Disaster Designation to Help ND Farmers and Ranchers

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding

USDA Under Secretary Northey visits ND to see impacts, hear from producers; disaster designation covers 47 of state’s 53 counties

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. (NOV. 8, 2019) – Gov. Doug Burgum and state Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring today applauded the announcement that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has approved the governor’s request for a secretarial disaster designation for 47 of North Dakota’s 53 counties, making assistance available to farmers and ranchers struggling with the impacts of an early blizzard and abnormally wet fall.


Burgum Waives Restrictions on Hay and Livestock Hauling to Help Producers Impacted by Wet Conditions

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding

BISMARCK, N.D. (NOV. 7, 2019) – To help ranchers struggling with abnormally wet conditions for this time of year, Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order waiving hours of service requirements, fees and certain load restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting hay and livestock.


Burgum Waives Hours of Service for Haulers of Propane, Gasoline and Diesel

Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding

BISMARCK, N.D. (NOV. 2, 2019) – Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order granting a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting propane, gasoline and diesel fuel to retail suppliers.


Game and Fish: Hunters Use Caution on Roadways

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Categories: 2019 Fall Flooding

With wet conditions abating enough to allow many North Dakota producers to start or continue row crop harvest, the State Game and Fish Department reminds hunters to avoid parking along roadways or field approaches where vehicles could block travel by farm machinery.


Water Commission Announces Flood Data Viewer - North Dakota Risk Assessment Mapservice

Monday, October 28, 2019

Categories: 2019 Fall Flooding

The State Water Commission is pleased to announce the upcoming release of its online flood map data viewer, North Dakota Risk Assessment Mapservice (NDRAM).


NDSU Extension: Ag Producers Income Tax Management Program Set for Nov. 15

Monday, October 28, 2019

Categories: 2019 Fall Flooding

A tax management program will be offered to ag producers and tax preparers from 9 a.m. to noon CST on Nov. 15 at nine interactive video sites in North Dakota.


Department of Agriculture: Programs That May Assist Farmers and Ranchers Now

Monday, October 28, 2019

Categories: 2019 Fall Flooding

BISMARCK, N.D. – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said that farmers and ranchers may be eligible for certain federal programs even before a secretarial designation is in place.


Water Commission Announces Flood Data Viewer - North Dakota Risk Assessment Mapservice

Monday, October 28, 2019

Categories: 2019 Fall Flooding

The State Water Commission is pleased to announce the upcoming release of its online flood map data viewer, North Dakota Risk Assessment Mapservice (NDRAM).


NDSU Extension to Host Fall Agriculture Challenges Webinar Series

Monday, October 28, 2019

Categories: 2019 Fall Flooding

Issues related to this year’s challenging growing season and harvest conditions across North Dakota are the focus of a webinar series North Dakota State University Extension is hosting beginning next week.

The series will start at noon Central Daylight Time on Tuesday, Oct. 29. NDSU Extension specialists will present live and be available to answer questions.