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July 16, 2018
Kevin Skunes says it is encouraging that the EPA is following Congressional intent and proposing some growth in the RFS volumes and continuing to propose an implied 15 billion gallon volume for convention ethanol. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
July 16, 2018 - 10:56am
July 11, 2018
Soybeans by the bushel, in Johnston, Iowa. (Lynn Walters/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump seeks to reassure anxious farmers being hurt by his trade war with China
July 11, 2018 - 3:19pm
July 2, 2018
Parker Strand, 11, of Portland, N.D., borrowed $5,000 under a Farm Service Agency youth loan program to buy five cows. Three have had calves so far and she hopes to pay off the loan with profit over its seven-year period. She’ll be 18. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
FSA ag loans not just for big people: Federal 'youth loans' geared to 10-20 year-olds
July 2, 2018 - 7:18am
June 25, 2018
Paul Meints, senior research director for the Minnesota Corn Growers Association. Submitted photo
Minnesota farmers launch new corn research programs
June 25, 2018 - 6:17am
June 11, 2018
More help needed to keep large animal vets in rural areas
June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
Study: Ag research funding drops, decline threatens productivity gains
June 11, 2018 - 7:08am
May 30, 2018
Chuck and Deb Beldo gather quadruplet calves Wednesday, May 30, 2018, born May 25 on their farm near Sebeka, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
May 30, 2018 - 7:29pm
May 27, 2018
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
May 27, 2018 - 6:37am
May 21, 2018
Dairy farmers fight back against deceptive advertising
May 21, 2018 - 6:10am
May 14, 2018
Gregg Doud, chief ag negotiator with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, says President Trump’s tariff schedule is warranted, especially with China, due to their unfair trading practices and trade imbalance with the U.S. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Farmers say trade more important than new farm bill
May 14, 2018 - 6:00am
May 7, 2018
The draft legislation of the $100 billion Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 passed out of the House Agriculture Committee on April 18, but on a party line vote versus the bipartisan support the farm bill usually garners. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
SNAP fight in House could derail farm bill
May 7, 2018 - 6:37am
April 30, 2018
From left; Austin Koenig, Gunnar Olson and Chad Thorson load sugarbeet seed into a planter south of East Grand Forks. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
April 30, 2018 - 6:23pm
ND corn farmers sue lawyers in Syngenta GMO case
April 30, 2018 - 7:43am
A federal judge will decide what evidence can be presented in a trial regarding whether glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, causes cancer. Mike Mozart / flickr
Trial takes on glyphosate cancer claims
April 30, 2018 - 7:06am
April 23, 2018
39% of rural Americans lack access to rural broadband
April 23, 2018 - 6:00am
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