Report 1 - Our guest is Daryl Lies, president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau. We discuss the short supply of hay and pastures, and how the Farm Bureau is helping to look for solutions.

Report 2 - Our guest is Daryl Lies, president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau. Daryl heads down to the Farm Bureau National Convention this month and discusses the agenda. He discusses key topics with us.

Report 3 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agent, Jim Hennessey. We talk water quality in this report. As Jim tells us, quantity and quality are both important. He also discusses specific things that affect water quality.

Report 4 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agent, Jim Hennessey. We talk winter grazing in this report. It's no secret, grass and hay are in short supply in a lot of areas. Jim tells us some options for winter grazing. He also tells us this can really make a big difference on the rancher's bank account in the end.

Report 5 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agent, Jim Hennessey. We've already had a couple brutal patches of cold this winter and we still have a ways to go. Jim gives some suggestions for livestock.

Report 6 - Our guest is Mountrail County Ag Agent, Jim Hennessey. The weight of a hay bale is an important piece of information for the rancher, and it's one a lot of people aren't certain of. Jim tells us more. He tells us a lot depends upon the type of hay. Jim also suggests ways to test that bale weight.

Report 7 - Our guest is Daryl Lies, president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau. We talked to Daryl several weeks back, when he was set to leave for his national convention in Atlanta. He brings us up to date on some topics they hit while down there.

Report 8 - Our guest is Daryl Lies, president of the North Dakota Farm Bureau. Daryl also wears the hat of a farmer/rancher. He tells us how the drought has affected his operation. We also discuss how there is no way for certain to tell when this drought will end.

Report 9 - Our guest is Noonan area rancher and former NDSU Livestock Specialist, John Dhuyvetter. It's no secret, ranching continues despite a drought and although we're tired of dealing with it, it continues to be a reality. John shares some lessons with us. He also discusses feed and water issues right now.

Report 10 - Our guest is Noonan area rancher and former NDSU Livestock Specialist, John Dhuyvetter. Input costs continue to skyrocket for the farmer and rancher. John tells us why he believes regenerative ag could be a solution in part. He also discusses cattle's role in this.

Report 11 - Our guest is Noonan area rancher and former NDSU Livestock Specialist, John Dhuyvetter. Marketing beef-cattle is always a hot topic and the pandemic has really skewed some things; not always in favor of the rancher. John explains. He also tells us we've seen some changes in how ranchers might go about their business.

Report 12 - Our guest is Noonan area rancher and former NDSU Livestock Specialist, John Dhuyvetter. North Dakota is heavy in the bull sale schedule in the calendar right now. Lots of opportunities are out there to buy local and improve your herd. John tells us more. He also discusses the right bull for the right person.

Report 13 - Our guest is Stockman's Association District 6 representative, Kevin Hanson. WOTUS has been in the news recently, and has been a concern for the Stockmen's Association. Kevin tells us the latest. He also tells us what ranchers can do to help out.

Report 14 - Our guest is Stockman's Association District 6 representative, Kevin Hanson. The Livestock Forage Disaster Program is fairly new, but very important. Kevin tells us how it works. He also explains why it's so important.

Report 15 - Our guest is Stockman's Association District 6 member, Kevin Hanson. Kevin tells us his association has a conference coming this month and branding recording is something that's gotten easier with technology and funding. He tells us more about it. Kevin says brand recording should also save the rancher some money.

Report 16 - Our guest is Stockman's Association District 6 member, Kevin Hanson. Ranching is as challenging as ever with drought, etc. Cow numbers are the lowest nationwide since 2014. Kevin tells us more. On the bright side, he tells us cattle exports look good and prices are trajecting positively.

Report 17 - Our guest is Extension Forage Crop Specialist at the North Central Research Center, James Rogers. James tells us about his background and PhD in this report. He also tells us how he can be reached by email.

Report 18 - Our guest is Extension Forage Crop Specialist at the North Central Research Center, James Rogers. James tells us about his experience in Missouri and working with cattlemen there.

Report 19 - Our guest is Extension Forage Crop Specialist at the North Central Research Center, James Rogers. The drought has been hitting North Dakota livestock producers hard this year and James gives some advice that he brought with him from Oklahoma. He also points out that the forage base for livestock has been weakened by the drought and will take a while to recover.

Report 20 - Our guest is Extension Forage Crop Specialist at the North Central Research Center, James Rogers. Along with the drought in North Dakota, comes the concern for the condition of your animals. James tells us that the winter forage nutritive values may be low and how it will affect livestock. He also says that paying attention to the condition of your bulls is important.