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Shutdown over, farm bill up next
By Don Davis President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy...
10/21/13 at 8:32 AM Notebook: Klobuchar, 13 others push bipartisan shutdown relief 10/21/13 at 8:30 AM
Farmers have reasons not to cry over farm bill flop 8/12/13 at 8:58 AM
Are the good times really over for good?
The great Merle Haggard once had a song called "Are the Good times Really Over for Good?" The tune wondered sadly if America's best days are in the past. I thought of the song after listening to area...
7/12/13 at 8:05 AM Whac-A-Mole and the farm bill 6/20/13 at 10:09 AM
New farm bill an elusive goal 6/7/13 at 7:56 AM
Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill
Conservation groups are praising the Farm Bill the U.S. Senate passed Monday for its strong conservation title. The Senate passed the version 66-27. The groups were especially pleased with the bills...
6/11/13 at 8:51 AM House bill would ‘re-couple’ conservation compliance and crop insurance 6/6/13 at 10:18 AM
Pheasants Forever urges action on behalf of new Farm Bill 8/24/12 at 7:00 AM
Reports: Deal on farm bill reached
According to numerous media reports, the House and Senate ag committees have reached a deal on extending the farm bill that lapsed at the end of September. The fear of angry families and other milk d...
12/30/12 at 8:00 PM Noem opts out of GOP leadership role 11/9/12 at 8:45 PM
Varilek following McGovern's 1956 campaign? 8/3/12 at 7:29 PM
What is a Food Desert?
A question worth asking. Wikipedia states:Afood desertis any area in the industrialized world where healthful, affordable food is difficult to obtain.Before you get fired up the USDA determined that...
3/1/12 at 4:29 PM