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Dual-purpose ponds help fire fighters, ranchers
Dual-purpose ponds help fire fighters, ranchers
Ponds and other forms of water storage serve the dual purpose of watering livestock and providing water to fight fires.

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NRCS programs improve efficiency on ranch
NRCS programs improve efficiency on ranch
NRCS program helps ranch save water and produce more and better alfalfa.
High tunnels help increase productivity
High tunnels help increase productivity
Financial assistance to build a high tunnel helps an organic farm lengthen its growing season.
Monitoring helps winegrape growers save water
Monitoring helps winegrape growers save water
A consultant helps Sonoma County, Calif., grape growers save water through monitoring.
District helps dairy with new pump
District helps dairy with new pump
Grant County, Wash., dairy gets keep in paying for a new pump to handle manure.
Diverse interests make creek restoration possible
Diverse interests make creek restoration possible
Joint effort on Manashtash Creek in Kittitas County, Wash., meets needs of fish and keeps agriculture whole.
District works with ranch on fish screen
District works with ranch on fish screen
North Yakima Conservaton District helps rancher install fish screens.
Joint effort aids Lemhi River
Joint effort aids Lemhi River
Irrigation setup is reconfigured and improved to save water from Lemhi River.
Raft River rebounds through joint effort
Raft River rebounds through joint effort
Raft River water quality is improved after a feedlot is moved away from it.
Drought takes toll on rangeland, honey production
Drought takes toll on rangeland, honey production
Drought in California is taking its toll on rangelands while causing a drop in honey production. The USDA recently declared most of the state a disaster area because of dry conditions, and reservoirs around the state are well below their average for this...