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January 12, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota would seem to have an outsized influence on the next farm bill. Both of the state's senators are on that body's Agriculture...
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
January 11, 2018
ND forum focuses on questions about this year's federal farm bill
DICKINSON, N.D. — As this year's farm bill continues to take shape, the question of what impact it will have on area farmers looms large....
January 11, 2018 - 10:06pm
October 20, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson warn against cuts to ag spending during Farm Bill panel
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas...
October 20, 2017 - 6:43pm
Heitkamp requests more help for western ND FSA offices
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has asked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to send additional staff members again to Farm Service...
October 20, 2017 - 2:25pm
October 15, 2017
Farm bill veterans: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — Understanding the U.S. farm bill isn't easy even for full-time agriculturalists. Journalists with limited exposure to ag may...
October 15, 2017 - 2:49pm
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am
September 3, 2017
Farm Bill's CRP provisions will have impact on pheasants, ducks
As pheasant and duck hunters prepare for their upcoming seasons, they'll do so knowing that their success depends in part on policies hashed...
September 3, 2017 - 12:03pm
August 22, 2017
Drought justifies insurance case, Hoeven says
CASSELTON, N.D. — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., says crop insurance is the No. 1 unifying factor for commodity organizations, and the current...
August 22, 2017 - 8:27pm
August 16, 2017
SD's Thune, Rounds, Noem discuss farm bill issues at state's largest farm show
MITCHELL, S.D.—The clock is ticking on the current iteration of the farm bill, and South Dakota's three congressional delegates were on...
August 16, 2017 - 5:52pm
July 30, 2017
Speakers talk about importance of farm bill to rural America
WILLMAR, Minn. — Saying that the nation's farm economy is on the brink of a crisis and needs a strong safety net, people from a variety...
July 30, 2017 - 7:30am
June 21, 2017
ND groups unite to support food stamp program in future farm bills
AMENIA, N.D. — Farmer Bill Hejl and his neighbors cultivate thousands of acres of crops, from sugar beets to sunflowers, that help feed...
June 21, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 26, 2017
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
WASHINGTON — Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., was talking with a group of ag journalists when Rep. Collin Peterson. D-Minn., strolled into the...
April 26, 2017 - 12:16pm
April 19, 2017
Franken says new farm bill should address dairy struggles
FARMINGTON, Minn. — U.S. Sen. Al Franken ranked dairy farmers' struggles among his top priorities for a new federal farm bill. Franken, a Democrat,...
April 19, 2017 - 1:13pm
March 20, 2017
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
HOUGHTON, S.D. — With the current low commodity price environment, farmers are relying more on farm program payments to help them stay...
March 20, 2017 - 9:45am