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December 12, 2013
S.D.’s Noem says farm bill nearly done, includes livestock provision
MITCHELL, S.D. — After a long and frustrating wait, Congress will pass a bipartisan farm bill that covers a full five years, Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., told reporters Thursday. “The basic framework has been agreed to. There are some details to work out,” Noem said. “Knowing...
December 12, 2013 - 10:56pm
October 21, 2013
With shutdown over, farm bill talks can begin
By Jerry Hagstrom, Forum News Service WASHINGTON — The House-Senate conference on the farm bill is likely to begin the week of Oct. 28 and might become part of a larger, long-term budget deal, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., told Agweek on Oct....
October 21, 2013 - 10:19pm
September 17, 2013
Expired farm bill feared
MITCHELL, S.D. — As the debate over what to do or not to do in Syria continues to dominate national politics, one question looms ever larger in the minds of those in the agriculture industry: Would Congress really let the farm bill expire? Increasingly, the answer appears to...
September 17, 2013 - 9:58pm
August 8, 2013
A solution to Farm Bill impasse
I attended the Aug. 6 Farmfest discussion of the impasse over the Farm Bill highlighted by the input of Congressmen Collin Peterson and Tim Walz. The stalemate is centered around partisan contention of the farm policies which are imperative for a stable food supply as contrasted...
August 8, 2013 - 11:39am
August 6, 2013
‘Uncharted territory’: Farm bill future uncertain
REDWOOD FALLS — Top agriculture members of Congress can be ready with a backup farm bill quickly, but it is not clear if it ever will see the...
August 6, 2013 - 9:23pm
November 13, 2012
Farm bill unlikely before fiscal cliff issue resolved
MINNEAPOLIS -- America's agriculture industry needs to be patient. Jennifer Duffy of The Cook Political Report said Tuesday that an overall...
November 13, 2012 - 10:55pm
February 22, 2012
Ideas abound at listening session about farm bill
WORTHINGTON -- About half a dozen farmers and agribusiness professionals raised concerns about everything from direct payments to loss of Conservation...
February 22, 2012 - 7:55pm
July 8, 2010
Ag panel seeks input on farm bill
AMENIA, N.D. - Farmers and ranchers from North Dakota and western Minnesota say they want less red tape and more fairness in the next farm bill. Minnesota Rep. Collin Peterson of the state's 7th Congressional District and North Dakota Rep.
July 8, 2010 - 9:44am
August 28, 2008
Brief: Farm Bill roundtables today
WINDOM -- Representatives from the offices of Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Tim Walz will be in southwest Minnesota today to meet with the public regarding implementation of the new Farm Bill. There will be a meeting at noon today at the Happy Chef, 745 Second Ave. N., Windom; and...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Conservation wins in 2008 Farm Bill
MORRIS - The 2008 Farm Bill is a piece of legislation that was difficult to work into law, but ultimately it will prove to be a great benefit to agriculture in general and conservation specifically. Bill Hunt, State Conservationist for Minnesota's Natural Resource Conservation Service...
June 25, 2008 - 10:00am
June 14, 2008
Peterson, Walz tout farm bill
FAIRMONT -- It isn't a perfect bill by any means, but Congressmen Tim Walz of Minnesota's 1st District and Collin Peterson of the 5th District say the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (also known as the Farm Bill) is "pretty good." Speaking before a crowd of more than 60...
June 14, 2008 - 12:00am