Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00 pmCategories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration for the impacts of an October storm that dumped heavy rain and snow on a large swath of the state and caused up to $9.7 million in damage to public infrastructure, according to preliminary assessments.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 11:00 pmCategories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is reminding farmers with federal crop insurance that Tuesday, Dec. 10 is the United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (USDA-RMA) deadline for farmers to file their notice of loss with insurers for most spring-planted crops including corn and soybeans.
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11:00 pmCategories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding
BISMARCK, N.D. – Officials from nearly a dozen agencies, including the Governor’s Office, Department of Emergency Services (DES) and North Dakota National Guard, began planning efforts today in anticipation of spring flooding after a record wet fall that has produced high river flows and left soils saturated heading into freeze-up.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 11:00 pmCategories: all, 2019 Fall Flooding
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Nov. 15 the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations.
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 pmCategories: 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 pmCategories: 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 pmCategories: 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.
Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 11:00 pmCategories: 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.
Thursday, October 31, 2019Categories: 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.
Monday, October 28, 2019Categories: 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).