News & Events

Here you will find all of the latest MCSCD news, as well as information on upcoming events and activities.


North Dakota Conservation District Employees Association Conservation Studies Scholarship

The North Dakota Conservation District Employees Association (NDCDEA) established a scholarship for high school and college students interested in pursuing conservation education. The scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students who are residents of North Dakota and intend to or are currently pursuing an […]

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O-M-G Grassland Improvement Project – UPDATED

New sign-up period now!  Sign-up period runs from October 2nd to November 10th, 2017.  Overview Soil Conservation Districts from Oliver, Morton, and Grant counties received a $900,000 grant for the purpose of installing grassland improvement practices.  Funding is available at a 60% rate to producers in those […]

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Windbreak Renovation Initiative Provides Technical and Financial Assistance

Many planted shelterbelts and farmstead windbreaks in North Dakota have deteriorated due to age or disease and are no longer functional.  Through the North Dakota Statewide Windbreak Renovation Initiative, the North Dakota Forest Service (NDFS) will offer technical and financial assistance to private landowners to restore, protect […]

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Morton County SCD Board Meeting

Morton County SCD will have its next monthly meeting on Thursday January 11th, 2018. All monthly meetings are open to the public. The meeting will start at 9:30 am CST at the USDA Service Center at 2540 Overlook Lane Mandan, ND 58554. Click here for Agenda   […]

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Continuous CRP Sign-Up

Continuous CRP Sign-Up Returns The United States Department of Agriculture has announced that farmers and ranchers may sign up for the Continuous Conservation Reserve Programs (CRP). Continuous CRP acres target specific environmentally sensitive areas. They can be enrolled at any time and is non-competitive. To be eligible […]

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New Honey Bee Initiative Announced by NRCS

Photo: Courtesy of Rachel Bush NRCS has announced that they will be allocating $3 million across a 5 state region to aid in conservation efforts for honey bees and other critically important pollinators. The funds will be administered through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP.) Practices under this […]

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