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USDA working on farm bill rules, regulations

Passing a new farm bill took more than two years. Working out details, particularly ones involving livestock disaster programs, won’t take as long, says Aaron Krauter, the executive state director of the North Dakota Farm Service Agency.

Agweek, 02/11/2014

Farmers, farm groups pleased with Senate approval of long-delayed farm bill

U.S. farmers and farm group leaders aren’t entirely happy with the next farm bill, but they’re pleased to be on the verge of having one.

Agweek, 02/04/2014

Aussies battle drought, but relief could be coming

It’s two months into the Australian summer and many sugarcane growers and ag producers there need rain badly, a sugarcane industry official says.

Agweek, 01/30/2014

2014 KMOT Ag Expo finds lower prices, profit potential

More than 350 exhibitors and an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people are expected to attend the show, the region’s biggest indoor wintertime ag show. It runs through Friday. The doors open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. all three days. Admission and parking are free.

Agweek, 01/29/2014

Proposed ND fertilizer plant takes key step

Backers of a proposed $1.7 billion nitrogen fertilizer plant in Grand Forks, N.D., have reached a fundraising goal.

Agweek, 01/21/2014

CWB adds to holding

CWB, formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board, has expanded its ownership stake in a west-central Saskatchewan grain handling organization.

Agweek, 01/17/2014

Northern Beef Packers’ state loan cancelled

Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen, S.D., won’t receive a $5 million loan from the state Board of Economic Development.

Agweek, 01/15/2014

Honors for ND potato industry

Two North Dakota growers and a scientist win awards at recent Potato Expo.

Agweek, 01/14/2014

Deadline nears to get ballots for Minn. beef checkoff referendum

Minnesota cattle producers have until Friday, Jan. 17, to request ballots for a referendum on increasing the state beef checkoff.

Agweek, 01/14/2014

Zero-till group to hold workshop in ND

Zero tillage, once outside the mainstream of Northern Plains agriculture, is now a widely used farming practice.

Agweek, 01/02/2014

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