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USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Zach Ducheneaux and members of the Montana State and County FSA offices meet with members of the Blackfeet Extension Stockgrowers/PHLI/Ag Producers to listen to their concerns and discuss solution they are working on to help during a meeting May 24, 2022.
The Blackfeet Indian Reservation is a 1.5-million-acre reservation on the Rocky Mountain Front located east of Glacier National Park in northeast Montana and one of  the largest Tribes in the US (estimated 1

Range and Pasture-North Dakota

Range and pasture lands are diverse types of land where the primary vegetation produced is herbaceous plants and shrubs.

These lands provide forage for beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, goats, horses and other types of domestic livestock. Also many species of wildlife, ranging from big game such as elk to nesting song birds such as meadowlarks, depend on these lands for food and cover.   

Primary economic outputs include livestock production, but wildlife values are also a major economic consideration for these lands, especially range lands. Environmental values of these lands are extensive and provide many essential ecosystem services, such as clean water, wildlife and fish habitat, and recreation opportunities. Scenic, cultural, and historic values of these lands provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life values cherished by many.

Conservation Technical Assistance with Inventory, Planning, and Monitoring




Rangeland and Pastureland Wildlife

 Sage Grouse

Contact Information:

Jonathan Fettig
State Rangeland Management Specialist
C: 701-455-0722