Groups to provide hay to ranchers in parched North Dakota
August 2, 2017
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Agriculture Department, North Dakota State University and a Michigan-based nonprofit are joining forces to help provide hay for drought-stricken ranchers in North Dakota.
The department and university said Tuesday that they have set up a site near the Fargo campus to accept hay donations that will be doled out to needy producers through a lottery.
Michigan-based Ag Community Relief is spearheading a large hay donation to the state this month, and other groups that want to donate are being urged to call the Agriculture Department's Drought Hotline, at 7...