State funded hay transportation application deadline for N.D. ranchers is Nov. 13

The deadline for the state funded hay transportation aid program is nearing.

Ranchers in North Dakota affected by the summer's drought have until Monday, Nov. 13 to apply.

The state has made $1.5 million available to help ranchers with the hauling expenses.

At first, the program was for expenses incurred between June first and Oct. 20, but late last month the state Agriculture Department extended the hauling cutoff date to Nov. 6 and the application deadline to Nov 13.