Latest Agricultural land use News

Maine looking to use conservation program for farms, forests

Mar. 13, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is looking for proposals of working farmlands and forests to preserve through its conservation grant program. Maine uses the Land for Maine's Future Program to conserve land around the state. The program has existed for more than 30 years, and more than...

Heringer selected North Dakota land board commissioner

Feb. 17, 2022 17:44 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck attorney and investment manager Joseph Heringer was selected Thursday to head of the agency that handles land rights for some of North Dakota’s largest industries. Heringer replaces Jodi Smith, who resigned in October to join a group managing a Red...