PRAIRIE BUSINESS International ag research conference headed to Fargo
The warmly lit greenhouses at NDSU's new Agricultural Experiment Station served as a fitting backdrop for last week's announcement that Fargo has been selected as the site of the 2016 Agricultural Bio... Posted on 10/21/13 at 3:30 PM
COMPASS POINTS Conservation groups generally support House Farm Bill version
So far, so good is the word from conservation groups in response to the U.S. House of Representatives version of the Farm Bill.
The House Agriculture Committee completed markup of its version of the ... Posted on 7/12/12 at 10:04 AM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #75 - What's life really like in the Oil Patch?
We've seen the news stories and read the reports from the oil boom in Western North Dakota. They paint a vivid picture of both the good and bad that come with an economic boom and population explosion... Posted on 5/9/12 at 10:29 AM
STAFF BLOG IMAGES OF FALL Fall on the farm
Submitted by Betsy Enger. Photos taken Sept. 30 during soybean harvest in Marion, N.D. She writes, "Three Generations helping with harvest. My son was being escorted by his grandfather to the ride i... Posted on 10/10/11 at 5:06 PM
Tuesday, Congressman Kevin Cramer said a response he and other colleagues received from the Department of Labor regarding OSHA's excessive regulation on small farming operations is a welcome step, but more action is needed.Cramer and more than 80 Members of Congress recently sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez calling on OSHA to cease what they call "unnecessary overreach into small farming operations."
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Senate has approved the farm bill conference report, meaning Congress has passed a new five-year farm bill that will benefit producers, consumers and the nation.
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.
Mikkel Pates and Jerry Hagstrom
, February 04, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill on Wednesday that cuts food stamps and ends a direct subsidy to farmers, while expanding government-backed crop insurance programs.
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