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Morton County Success Stories

Rocky Bateman

Halfway back, Restoring soil health helps triple yield

Rocky Bateman figures he’s got his farm’s soil halfway back to what it was like before his great, great grandfather broke the sod. Bateman, New Salem, N.D., is one of eight Soil Health Champions.. Continue reading


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Morton County Rancher Triples Stocking Rates with Aid From NRCS

When Ken Miller started farming in the 1970s along the Missouri River cut banks in Morton County, he quickly encountered a problem. “It’s some real fragile land. It varies so much, from bentonite to clay pan to pure sand...Continue Reading