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Burleigh County Success Stories

Burleigh County Success Stories

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Conservation Practices Helps Smalls Cope With Drought in Burleigh County

When Mike and Becky Small swathed hay during the extreme drought last summer, they were surprised with one particular piece of acreage. A hayfield that had been reseeded with a mixture of legumes and grasses... Continue Reading

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Bismarck Soil Survey Staff Completes Order 2 Soil Survey of Reclaimed Mine Lands

The Bismarck Major Land Resource Area (MLRA) staff recently completed Order 2 soil survey of reclaimed mine land.  North Dakota contains some of the largest deposits of lignite coal within the United States. Continue reading...


Menoken Farm: Demonstrating Conservation and Educating the Public

Most agricultural soils in the United States are currently in a stare of poor health - showing symptoms of erosion, water runoff, nutrient lass, drought and fertility. Fortunately, soil health can be restored through proper management. Continue reading...

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ND Profile in Soil Health

Unleashing the power of diversity: The more diverse the crops and pastures become on Gabe and Shelly Brown's ranch, the more successful they become. Continue reading...

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Bismarck’s Buzzing with New Bee Habitat

A city might be the last place you’d think of as a good place to plant habitat for bees.
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Jen Skoog

FARRMS Helps Make Farming Dreams Come True

Jen Skoog’s dream of farming may not have come true without the help of FARRMS.

FARRMS (Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability) helps farmers and ranchers interested in sustainable agriculture plan, start and grow their businesses... Continue Reading