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Isle Royale wolf, moose study lost to federal shutdown
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Abortion is the inconvenient truth of our time
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January 15, 2019
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
ST. PAUL — The ongoing federal government shutdown is costing Minnesota and how much longer the state can bear the expense is coming into question,...
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
Minn. rushes to approve February food stamps help
ST. PAUL -- People who rely on food stamps to eat have until Tuesday, Jan 15, to make sure their eligibility is in order to guarantee their federal...
January 14, 2019 - 9:52pm
December 20, 2018
USDA moves forward on tightening SNAP work requirements
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to move ahead with new restrictions for able-bodied adults without dependents on the...
December 20, 2018 - 3:29pm
November 26, 2018
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The midterm elections resulted in the Democrats regaining control in the House and Republicans picking up additional seats in the Senate. Washington insiders say with the split government, agriculture and the rest of the country need to prepare for even more...
November 26, 2018 - 7:35am
September 14, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We shouldn’t compromise on the issue of family nutrition
The Conference Committee for the Farm Bill is currently underway, and worries about tariffs and other provisions in the bill can overshadow a...
September 14, 2018 - 7:20am
July 9, 2018
Farmers hope the farm bill remains a priority in Washington this summer
The current version of the farm bill expires in less than three months, so the spotlight the past two weeks was on the House and Senate versions of the farm bill. A version of the bill has now passed both houses of Congress, although there is still much work to be done. The House...
July 9, 2018 - 7:08am
June 25, 2018
Why the farm bill should matter to you
To talk about the importance of the farm bill for people across the country, Ed Schafer goes way back — all the way to the formation of...
June 25, 2018 - 7:35am
May 7, 2018
SNAP fight in House could derail farm bill
WASHINGTON — A bitter fight over reform of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program may derail the 2018 farm bill. The draft legislation...
May 7, 2018 - 6:37am
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
February 22, 2018
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking comments on how best to serve able-bodied adults without dependents who use...
February 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
March 12, 2017
At this central Minn. library, they're checking out seeds as well as books
PINE RIVER, Minn.—As part of a continuing effort to combat food poverty in the this central Minnesota area, the University of Minnesota...
March 12, 2017 - 10:00am
February 5, 2014
Decreasing food support nationally, increasing tax locally
BEMIDJI -- We’re running out of propane to heat our homes, the MNsure medical assistance enrollment option is backfiring and now the federal government has decided to cut food funding. As of Feb.
February 5, 2014 - 7:37pm
November 18, 2013
Food stamp help reduced in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who receive food stamps will receive less education than in the past because of federal budget cuts. The University of Minnesota Extension announced Monday that it must reduce the number of staff members in the food stamp education program due to...
November 18, 2013 - 8:18pm