Leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees appear to be making progress on merging the House and Senate farm bills .
Agriculture economists have long warned that farmers are getting old and staying on their land longer, delaying the turnover to a younger generation.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced the creation of a 14-member Task Force on Property Tax Reform, on Dec. 3.
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Canada produced record wheat and canola crops this year, more than expected, according to Statistics Canada’s final 2013 crop output report on Dec. 4.
PotashCorp. of Saskatchewan is cutting its workforce by about 18 percent, affecting 1,045 people.
Brazil’s Copersucar expects a raw sugar warehouse at its fire-damaged terminal in Santos to resume shipping in January, and additional export capacity to be available around May.
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is ready to sell its animal health subsidiary and has opened its books to Bayer and other rivals interested in a business that could change hands for more than 3 billion euros ($4.1 billion), sources familiar with the matter say.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service currently has more backlogged wetland determination requests in South Dakota than any other state in the Midwest.
Chances of a breakthrough in global trade negotiations dimmed Dec. 4 as India refused to budge on food subsidies that are an obstacle to an eleventh-hour agreement at a World Trade Organization summit.
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