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President signs water projects bill worth $12 billion

posted on June 13, 2014 at 3:55 PM

President signs water projects bill worth $12 billion
Waterways across America will get a facelift after the stroke of Barack Obama’s pen. The president approved a $12.3 billion bill this week aimed at improving historic ports to enhancing flood control in the Corn Belt. Full Story

Violent outbreak of storms leads wild weather week

posted on May 2, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Violent outbreak of storms leads wild weather week
A series of lethal tornadoes swept across the southern plains this week, killing at least 35 people, leaving widespread damage and massive rainfall in its wake. Full Story

Program Aims To Help Flooded Upper Midwest Farmers

posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:30 PM

The funding is being made available through the Water Bank Program, which gives landowners annual payments over 10 years to protect wetlands and adjacent farmland. Full Story

Insurance Industry Aims to Reduce Claims

posted on September 27, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Insurance Industry Aims to Reduce Claims
Federal researchers are working on a system to measure and predict the destructiveness of wildfires… similar to ones already in place for hurricanes and tornadoes. The National Institute for Standards and Technology hopes the Wildland Urban... Full Story

Market to Market (April 26, 2013)

posted on April 26, 2013 at 6:24 PM

Market to Market (April 26, 2013)
Full Program: The governor of a leading farm state negotiates agricultural trade with China. Heavy rains bring much-needed moisture to the Grain Belt and push rivers to flood stage. And with spring planting on hold, an expert suggests changes to nitrogen... Full Story

Flooding Prep in the Middle of a Drought

posted on April 5, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Flooding Prep in the Middle of a Drought
The annual rite of spring is underway in Fargo, North Dakota – volunteers filling sandbags --- a task this week aided by junior high students. Full Story

Flood Recovery Talk Amidst Building Hot and Dry Conditions

posted on May 25, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Flood Recovery Talk Amidst Building Hot and Dry Conditions
One year ago, Missouri River flood waters were rushing through North and South Dakota with downstream states in their sights. Full Story

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