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January 23, 2018
A recent court decision voided animal agriculture exemptions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, which means some livestock operations could soon be required to report emissions that meet or exceed 100 pounds of ammonia or hydrogen sulfide within a 24-hour period. Forum News Service file photo
Livestock organizations seek fix to reporting air releases from animal waste
9 hours 29 min ago
January 22, 2018
The Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) milling facility in St. Louis, on Oct. 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Luke Sharrett.
ADM-Bunge deal would create Cargill-sized agribusiness giant
January 22, 2018 - 10:41am
Rick Rayburn of Rutledge, Minn. points to the paperwork he was given when signing up for MNSure health insurance. After signing up for the insurance Rick and his wife Rose were placed on medical assistance. Once on MA, without notification from the State of Minnesota, liens were placed on their property to recover the costs of the insurance. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
January 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 21, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 20, 2018
The next generation of women in agriculture await. Shown are the Pinke daughters awaiting a pick up from their grandpa. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Why events specifically targeted to women in agriculture need to continue
January 20, 2018 - 7:30am
January 19, 2018
Dan and Sherry Zirnhelt of Forman, N.D., sold 440 acres of land and put another five quarters -- about 800 acres -- into the Conservation Reserve Program in 2015. The bulk of it is also enrolled in the state PLOTS program, which gives walk-on access to sportsmen. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
$50K 'sorry': ND couple wins CRP payment limit appeal
January 19, 2018 - 4:09pm
January 17, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
January 17, 2018 - 6:22pm
January 15, 2018
Jonathan Knutson
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
January 15, 2018 - 7:50am
Rick Tronson is manager and an owner of Tronson Grain, LLC, with a large grain terminal built five years ago at Doyon, N.D. He says a tax fix for farmer-owned co-op shareholders could be the death knell for a business his family has run for decades. Photo taken Jan. 10, 2018, at Doyon, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek)
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
January 15, 2018 - 7:39am
David Lunde, tax director for Griggs County, stands in a pasture near Cooperstown, N.D. on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Returning home, young ND farmer branches out as family begins planning for farm transfer
January 15, 2018 - 7:10am
Rural prosperity task force releases report, recommendations
January 15, 2018 - 5:19am
January 13, 2018
Robert Mitchell, founder of The Hemp Connection of Tulsa, Oklahoma, (center) visits with Doug Breberg, Dawson, (left) and Brad Kurtz, of Renville County, during the Frozen Farm Forum held in Madison on Friday. Kurtz holds a 1913 book on Minnesota agriculture that devoted a chapter to hemp production in the state. Tom Cherveny / Forum News service
Farmer interest in hemp heating up:Farmers brave winter’s worst to learn about state’s pilot program to grow industrial hemp
January 13, 2018 - 9:00am
What's ahead for farmers, ranchers in new tax bill
January 13, 2018 - 7:20am
January 11, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.
ND forum focuses on questions about this year's federal farm bill
January 11, 2018 - 10:06pm
January 9, 2018
From left, Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, Anne Hazlett, assistant to the secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Roger Johnson, president of National Farmers Union, talk about rural opioid addiction during the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Nashville on Jan. 8, 2017. American Farm Bureau Federation image
Farm Town Strong effort involves reducing stigma, increasing help for opiate addiction
January 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
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