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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution to do away with the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. But opponents of the legislation still need to overcome a presidential veto, which they say they're unlikely to do.
Area farm group leaders say they’re dismayed and surprised by the new agreement that includes a $3 billion cut to the federal crop insurance program. The two-year deal reached by...
GRAND FORKS – One down, one to go, say supporters of proposed federal legislation that would set national standards for labeling products containing genetically modified organisms.
FARGO -- Production of some of the Upper Midwest's most important, albeit lesser-known, crops will rise this year, the federal government predicts. Farmers will raise more spring wheat, barley, durum...
Doyle Lentz has traveled overseas before to promote barley and other U.S. feed grains. But until this summer, he'd never been to Cuba.
GRAND FORKS – Minnesota and North Dakota potato farmers continue to avoid late blight this growing season, according to a recent weekly report.
A survey of 700 young farmers nationwide finds unpaid student loans are a major obstacle for them. The survey was conducted by the Hudson, N.Y.-based National Young Farmers Coalition, which...
The U.S. wheat industry—impressed by an iconic National Corn Growers Association contest—is launching a national yield contest. The National Wheat Yield Contest, created by the National Wheat Foundation, seeks to increase both quality and yields in fields nationwide.
ADAMS, N.D. – Alex Bata didn't expect to be a farmer. Growing up in Adams, Bata was active in high school in "football, basketball, golf, student council—everything I could get my hands on. I just didn't think about farming." But later he tried farming and enjoyed it—and now, like his father, grandfather and great-grandfather before him, he's a farmer.
LANGDON, N.D. – Though it's too soon to be sure, North Dakota and northwest Minnesota appear to have avoided significant frost damage overnight Tuesday.