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McLean County

McLean County

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Pollinators, Producers, Partners and Planning Conservation Technical Assistance

The Lazy J C ranch, located in the prairie pothole region of McLean County North Dakota is reaping significant benefits from the honey bee pollinator effort... Continue reading

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Yields Rise with Conservation Practices in McLean County

When Tyler Stafslien returned as his family’s farm near Makoti after his dad passed away in 2003, he began learning about conservation practices from his local Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) office...Continue Reading

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Always Changing in McLean County

"The learning curve in agriculture is constant,” says Myron Lick, who starting farming and ranching 48 years ago. Lick, who operates Ruso Ranch near Ruso, N.D., with wife, Georgean, and daughter and son-in-law...Continue Reading

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 NRCS Helps Family Save Water, Soil and Labor with New Irrigation System

A “godsend” is how Clay Price describes an irrigation project that the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service of North Dakota recently helped his family complete....Continue Reading