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May 24, 2019
SD congressmen urge Trump to end trade war after USDA announces $16 billion 'Band-Aid' bailout
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota's Washington delegation is urging U.S. President Donald Trump's Administration to close trade negotiations and end the ongoing tariff war with a second, multi-billion dollar "Band-Aid" federal bailout to farmers on the horizon.
May 24, 2019 - 5:44pm
May 22, 2019
Rancher, former legislator Ryan Taylor joins Ducks Unlimited policy team
BISMARCK — Ryan Taylor, a fourth-generation rancher, published author, former policy maker and advocate for rural people and rural places,...
May 22, 2019 - 1:37pm
May 21, 2019
Commentary: Farms are suffering from climate change and Trump's trade war. Here's how to help
STORM LAKE, Iowa - President Donald Trump's trade war with China is doing plenty of damage to farmers in this region, but it is also shining a harsh light on an agriculture industry that has been heading for a reckoning since the early 1970s. President Richard Nixon's detente with...
May 21, 2019 - 12:44pm
May 19, 2019
Bumper crop of farm stress: Toll mounts with late planting, low prices, rising costs and trade war
AMENIA, N.D. — Brandon Lindstrom studied business in college. After graduating, he sold insurance and then electronic medical records systems...
May 19, 2019 - 7:05am
The high stakes of farm stress: 'Farming is not a job, it's a way of life'
MOORHEAD — Meg Moynihan used to work with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s organic program. Now she calls herself the ag department’s...
May 19, 2019 - 7:05am
May 17, 2019
Trump's trade war aid to farmers risks worsening crop stockpiles
President Donald Trump's escalation of the trade war with China without a concrete plan to aid farmers could worsen the rising stockpiles of...
May 17, 2019 - 11:21am
May 16, 2019
North Dakota, Minnesota farmers optimistic, worried about trade
FERTILE, Minn. — Corey Hanson farms about 800 acres with his family in a town 13 miles southwest of Fertile, Minn., in Norman County, where...
May 16, 2019 - 3:45pm
May 14, 2019
Analysis: Trump is taxing Americans to support farmers struggling from his trade war
To hear President Donald Trump tell it, the calculus is simple. Yes, farmers are feeling the pain of Trump's trade war. China retaliated against...
May 14, 2019 - 3:17pm
'No end in sight' for farmers feeling pain of trade war
American farmers, among Donald Trump's most loyal supporters, face mounting financial pain from the president's trade war with China and the...
May 14, 2019 - 10:31am
May 13, 2019
Hedge funds vindicated by trade war twists that sank soybeans
Hedge funds have never been this bearish on soybeans, a move that's paying off as the market craters. Futures posted their biggest weekly loss...
May 13, 2019 - 10:16am
Work to start next spring on $1B water pipeline for Red River Valley
FARGO — An infusion of $30 million will enable construction to begin next spring on a $1 billion pipeline that will deliver Missouri River...
May 13, 2019 - 6:05am
May 9, 2019
North Dakota broadens farm home tax exemption, but proof of ag income now required
FARGO — A popular property tax exemption for farm homes granted to more than 11,000 rural North Dakota residents has been changed to broaden...
May 9, 2019 - 5:30am
May 7, 2019
Farmers in region ‘super edgy’
By Ann Bailey / Forum News Service FISHER, Minn. — Paul Wagner on Monday, May 6, pulled into a field with his red and white Case tractor, vertical...
May 7, 2019 - 5:29pm
May 4, 2019
'America First' may be last hope for these cattle ranchers
PATERSON, Wash. - Fifty-mile-per-hour winds and snow drifts seven feet deep greeted Ted Wishon when he checked on his cattle herd, hunkered down...
May 4, 2019 - 11:24am
April 26, 2019
Loans available for farmers hit by natural disasters
ST. PAUL — Agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture physical...
April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm