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April 18, 2018
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
WASHINGTON — The 2018 federal farm bill passed its first major hurdle with a decidedly partisan split over issues not directly agriculture...
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
April 17, 2018
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
PIERRE, S.D.—The U.S. House of Representatives' Farm Bill proposal contained some good news for hunters and wildlife enthusiasts. One of the brightest points for hunters is that the bill calls for raising the Conservation Reserve Program's acreage cap. The cap would rise from...
April 17, 2018 - 11:07pm
April 10, 2018
Funding cap lifted on federal livestock disaster assistance
MANDAN, N.D.—Thanks to the latest federal budget legislation, more money is available to livestock producers affected by natural disaster,...
April 10, 2018 - 7:22pm
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
FARGO — Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said a Republican push to expand work requirements for a food assistance program has brought farm...
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 26, 2018
Conservation push: Two ag groups support GROW Act
Two conservation-minded farm organizations are applauding a bipartisan bill that would maintain funding and acreage levels for the farm bill's three largest conservation programs. "We're excited to see this bipartisan support for conservation in the farm bill," Anna Johnson, policy...
March 26, 2018 - 8:32am
March 23, 2018
Conservation Reserve Program improvements may be part of new farm bill, SD senator says
WASHINGTON — Improvements to the Conservation Reserve Program could be on the horizon. U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, said on Friday...
March 23, 2018 - 6:26pm
March 19, 2018
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
Federal crop insurance in its current form is hurting family farms, the land and rural communities, while benetting big insurance companies, according to a new report from the Minnesota-based Land Stewardship Project.
March 19, 2018 - 8:44am
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
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