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March 13, 2017
Regional divisions have delayed past farm bills
WASHINGTON — Since the Great Depression in the 1930s, the federal government has often responded to disasters on the farm in an attempt...
March 13, 2017 - 8:00pm
March 6, 2017
Ag committees begin work on new farm bill
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The U.S. House and Senate Agriculture Committees have started the process of writing a new farm bill. The Senate Agriculture...
March 6, 2017 - 10:30am
February 20, 2017
Farm bill process starts again: What could go wrong?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Journalists like me haven't had much time to "recover" from the "ups and downs" of what finally became the 2014 farm...
February 20, 2017 - 9:30am
February 15, 2017
Column: An early start for a strong Farm Bill
WASHINGTON — A sugarbeet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned about meeting the food needs of local families. An ethanol producer shared his plans to expand his operation and hire more...
February 15, 2017 - 10:08pm
Noem seeks crop insurance revisions for next Farm Bill
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is hoping to see the next iteration of the Farm Bill get kicked over to the Senate well in advance of...
February 15, 2017 - 6:10pm
September 21, 2016
Franken staff member to visit Adrian today
ADRIAN -- Staff from U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office and officials from USDA Rural Development will be at Adrian Care Center in Adrian today as part Franken’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Tour. Local farmers and businesses are invited to discuss the impact of federal...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
August 12, 2016
Capital Chat: Candidates handle losing differently
ST. PAUL -- A look at two Republican U.S. House candidates shows different ways of handling a loss. John Howe dealt with his third-place finish with humor. "Character building day," he tweeted with a photo of him removing campaign signs. "Taking down signs and keeping a positive attitude."...
August 12, 2016 - 9:16pm
March 27, 2015
Farm bill deadline extended
WASHINGTON — The deadline for commodity programs under the farm bill has been extended past its original March 31 date. Farmers and ranchers now have until April 7 to update their yield, reallocate base acreage and enroll in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage...
March 27, 2015 - 9:47pm
September 25, 2014
Direct farmer payments out, new safety net in
ST. PAUL — Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy. The much-maligned practice of the federal government paying farmers, whether they needed it or not, is going away. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stopped in St. Paul Thursday to announce its...
September 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
February 12, 2014
Column: Long-overdue farm bill cuts our nation's deficit by $24 billion
By RYAN BUCK, Minnesota Corn Growers Association GOODHUE — It took more than three years, numerous partisan speed bumps were hit along the way and the legislation isn’t perfect, but we finally have a farm bill that provides farm families with the certainty they need while also...
February 12, 2014 - 8:28pm
February 11, 2014
Column: Land Stewardship Project says farm bill not 'good farm policy'
By PAUL SOBOCINSKI, Land Stewardship Project MINNEAPOLIS — The U.S. Senate voted this week 68-32 to pass the long-delayed 2014 Farm Bill. The vote followed action last week in the U.S. House, where the bill passed 251-166. President Barack Obama has pledged support for the bill...
February 11, 2014 - 7:49pm
February 10, 2014
Farmers pleased to have long-delayed farm bill
EAST LANSING, Mich. — On Feb. 7, President Barack Obama signed a long-awaited five-year farm bill — the Agricultural Act of 2014 — in a ceremony at Michigan State University in East Lansing. “Congress passed a bipartisan farm bill that is going to make a big difference in...
February 10, 2014 - 10:47pm
February 3, 2014
Farm bill draws mixed reviews
By Mikkel Pates and Jerry Hagstrom, Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. — The conference committee farm bill offers long-term certainty, but garnered mixed reactions from producers and agriculture industry officials in the Upper Midwest, some of whom lost on key points. The House...
February 3, 2014 - 9:51pm
January 31, 2014
After finishing farm bill, Peterson pondering new term
ST. PAUL — Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson,...
January 31, 2014 - 9:55pm
January 29, 2014
COOL divides beef producers
FARGO, N.D. — While most farmers and ranchers celebrated when the U.S. House passed a farm bill Wednesday, some area beef producers who...
January 29, 2014 - 10:20pm