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June 8, 2017
Most parts of this hay field outside of Richardton, N.D., hasn't grown enough to cut by June 5, 2017. All of North Dakota and large areas of South Dakota and Montana are abnormally dry or in drought conditions, leading ranchers to sell off cattle to make up for low feed supplies. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Drought conditions lead to herd trimming across region
June 8, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 27, 2017
A dry summer in parts of South Dakota resulted in a low hay supply this winter, causing challenges for Troy Hadrick and other ranchers. (Submitted by Troy Hadrick)
SD ranchers stretch feed to finish out winter
February 27, 2017 - 11:15am
April 3, 2015
A Duluth firefighter uses a hose to control a grass fire on Arrowhead Road in Duluth on Thursday afternoon, April 2, 2015. Red flag warnings were in effect for much of the Northland due to high winds and low humidity in the area. Clint Austin / Duluth News Tribune
Dozens of wildfires keep crews busy in northern Minnesota, into North Dakota
April 3, 2015 - 7:12am
September 5, 2013
Drought Monitor shows drought deepening in central Minn.
September 5, 2013 - 10:49pm
Drought deepens in central Minnesota
September 5, 2013 - 10:14am
August 29, 2013
Drought spreads in U.S. Midwest, Iowa suffering: Drought Monitor
August 29, 2013 - 1:00pm
August 22, 2013
Drought making comeback in Minnesota
August 22, 2013 - 11:06am
June 13, 2013
Farm fields north of Willmar along Kandiyohi County Road 41 Thursday show signs of early growth of corn sprouts.
Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Drought monitor still shows drought conditions, may have helped spring planting
June 13, 2013 - 11:39pm
April 15, 2013
Angus cattle producer Gary Stai feeds a couple of heifers at his livestock farm near the south shore of Lake Andrew, west of New London. High grain prices for feed have reduced the profit margin for livestock producers like Stai. Tribune photo by David Little
West Central Minnesota cattle producers’ profit margins taking a big hit
April 15, 2013 - 11:21pm
January 18, 2013
Federal Reserve: Farm income may drop in 2013
January 18, 2013 - 9:06am
January 13, 2013
Snow-covered farm fields are shown Thursday south of Willmar. It would take a lot of snow to make up for the lack of moisture in 2012, but a prominent meteorologist speaking this week in North Dakota says the Northern Plains likely will see more rain this spring and early summer than it did in the same period last year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Better growing season ahead? More precip expected in 2013
January 13, 2013 - 12:00am
January 11, 2013
In this July 2012 photo, corn stalks struggling from lack of rain and a heat wave covering most of the country are seen in Farmingdale, Ill. AP Photo/Seth Perlman
Drought cut corn crop by about one-fourth
January 11, 2013 - 9:54pm
USDA final report details crop losses to drought
January 11, 2013 - 12:15pm
January 8, 2013
US roasts to hottest year on record by landslide
January 8, 2013 - 12:55pm
December 20, 2012
Drought's grip unrelenting across Midwest
December 20, 2012 - 9:42am