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  •   December 10, 2021 Drought-stressed forages can be high in nitrates and cause toxicity issues in cattle. (NDSU photo) Many livestock operations harvested drought-affected crops, annual small-grains or other alternative forages to make up for reduced hay production in North Dakota. These drought-stressed forages can......

  • November 10, 2021 By Brad Mosher bmosher@badlandspatriot.com The rebirth of the annual Hunter Supper in Rhame Friday (Nov. 5) was a success, one of the organizers said as he looked out at an American Legion Hall filled with people eating and getting ready for the......

  •   Honors Bruce and Teresa Bowman   The 4 Seasons Pavilion in Bowman, ND once again filled with people ready to celebrate the ag community. The evening focused on agriculture with a special highlight and congratulations given to Bruce and Teresa Bowman from Rhame, North......

  • Bowman County was recognized on October 12 in West Fargo as a recipient of the Main Street Excellence Award. The award was in recognition of three projects lead by Bowman County Development Corporation (BCDC): The Main Street Garden, Mainspace, and Festival of Lights.   Main......

  • The annual Agriculture Appreciation Banquet hosted by Bowman Area Chamber of Commerce is set for Wednesday, October 27, 2021 with the social at 5:00 pm and dinner at 6:00 pm at the 4 Seasons Pavilion in Bowman, ND. Everyone is welcome to join in celebrating......

  • Tools – Trades – Torque – Tech   Bowman County hosted approximately 1,000 students grades 7-12 September 22-23, 2021 for their first T4 event. Students came from South Heart, Harding County (SD), New England, Hettinger, Baker (MT), Lemmon (SD), Scranton, Bowman, Beach, Marmarth, and Belfield.......

  •   Fusion Conference hosts over 130 attendees from across the region   The 4 Seasons Pavilion in Bowman, North Dakota was filled with individuals ready to take on “The Culture Movement”. Fusion packed four keynote speeches, two panels, and two breakout sessions into a one-day......

  • October 8, 2021 Due to the impacts of widespread drought on forage and hay production in North Dakota, most livestock producers are seeking feed resources to get animals through the upcoming winter. The United States Department of Agriculture recently announced that the Emergency Assistance for......

  • September 17, 2021   Bowman, ND, September 7, 2021: The Bowman-Slope Soil Conservation District (SCD) has partnered with the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality (NDDEQ) to assess the water quality conditions in the Bowman-Haley Dam Reservoir and the tributaries to the reservoir. This project......

  • August 20, 2021 Hunters should take note of the map tools available to identify electronically posted private land before venturing out in the field this fall. Brian Hosek, North Dakota Game and Fish Department business operations manager, said map resources, mobile applications and printable maps......

  • Bowman County Development Corporation is thrilled to announce we have been selected to receive a $10,000 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant from AARP Livable Communities. BCDC is one of only 244 grantees selected from across the USA out of 3,553 applications. AARP believes that great......

  • The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced on Thursday, July 22, 2021, that Bowman County Development Corporation has been selected for the 2021 Artists on Main Street Program.   Artists on Main Street is being offered in North Dakota for the first time through a......

  • June 09, 2021     Rains, storms and high winds pummeled much of North Dakota Tuesday evening, with Bowman getting just a slight hit with about .65 inches of rain officially recorded. The impact was much greater in other sections of the state. Lost Lake......

  • May 07, 2021   North Dakota pastureland rental rates and land values recovered some of last year’s decline heading into 2021. Statewide average pastureland rental rates moved up 3% from $17.40 per acre in 2020 to $17.90 per acre in 2021. Pastureland values increased 1.92%......

  • May 07, 2021   Gov. Doug Burgum on April 26, signed a proclamation designating North Dakota as a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State,” reinforcing the state’s support for the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Burgum signed the proclamation during a ceremonial signing with legislators......