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Downtown Fargo parade grows with each coming St. Patrick's Day
Democrats charmed by 'down to earth' Biden at state convention
Highlights from the North Dakota Dem-NPL policy platform
This next insect invasion is going to stink: First brown marmorated stink bugs from Asia found in Duluth
Democrats endorse Schneider for US House race
UMD survives: Bulldogs lose to North Dakota, barely advance to NCAAs
Miguel Ibarra's start bodes well for next opportunity with Minnesota United
Wild get past cellar-dwelling Coyotes
Released on Friday, Jarius Wright hasn't ruled out re-signing with Vikings
TOM MILLER: UND proves margins were thin in college hockey this season
March 5, 2018
Commentary: 'Harvest Box' is a bad idea as SNAP alternative
Sometimes it's called the food stamps program, sometimes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Whatever you call it, it's expensive and controversial. Now, the Trump administration — hardly a stranger to controversy — has introduced a proposal that would...
March 5, 2018 - 7:00am
March 1, 2018
U.S. Rep. Peterson announces key ag committee aide
WASHINGTON – U.S. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson, D-Minn., has announced that Minnesota farm native Katie Zenk...
March 1, 2018 - 4:10pm
February 26, 2018
Market cloud: Tax 'fix' tips scales by 15 cents per bushel to co-ops
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — George Schuler IV, a co-owner and grain and logistics manager for Minn-Kota Ag Products Inc., is upset because of...
February 26, 2018 - 7:35am
Biggest co-op run since '20s? Accountants, lawyers get busy
FARGO — Farmers and even corporate elevators are considering creating their own co-op entities due to the market-destabilizing effect of...
February 26, 2018 - 6:48am
February 13, 2018
ND Congressional delegation takes issue with Trump budget cuts to farmers, ranchers
BISMARCK—Cuts to farm programs, particularly crop insurance, in President Trump's proposed $4.4 trillion budget are getting a cool reception...
February 13, 2018 - 7:34pm
January 24, 2018
Trump administration's farm-bill outline emphasizes work as a food-stamp goal
A Trump administration outline for farm legislation calls for pushing some food-stamp recipients back to work, a GOP priority. A four-page document...
January 24, 2018 - 7:18am
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