WASHINGTON — Unfortunately, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation recently included the double-deck trailer ban in S. 1950, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Enhancement Act of 2011.
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will continue to advise the Agriculture Department on the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s rewrite of the rule governing the Packers and Stockyards Act, outgoing Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney said July 12.
OLIVIA — A couple of years ago, a group of paddlers made their way down the Minnesota River as the creeks and tributaries churned and gushed with chocolate-colored waters heavy with the soil washed from upstream fields by a spring rain.
ST. PAUL — It has been an eventful 2009 for farmers and agribusinesses, and there’s no sign of things slowing down in 2010 or beyond. With that in mind, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is inviting local farmers and others in agriculture to share their thoughts on key issues during a listening session with Deputy Commissioner Jim Boerboom on Wednesday in Pipestone.
ST. PAUL — It has been an eventful 2009 for farmers and agribusinesses, and there’s no sign of things slowing down in 2010 or beyond. With that in mind, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is inviting local farmers and others in agriculture to share their thoughts on key issues during a listening session with Deputy Commissioner Jim Boerboom on Wednesday, December 16, in Redwood Falls.
ST. PAUL — For those livestock producers reading this, here is some good news! Minnesota agriculture was fortunate again this year to be allotted $1 million dollars for the continuation of the Livestock Investment Grant Program as part of the newly created Agricultural Growth, Research, and Innovation program. The Livestock Investment Grant Program provides grants to a person or entity raising livestock for the purposes of improving or expanding livestock production in Minnesota. Applications can include one large project or several small ones lumped into one application.
Jim Ostlie, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
, October 17, 2009
BISMARCK- “There is still time for organic producers, processors and handlers to recoup 75 percent of their organic certification costs up to $750 for the year 2008,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. “Applications will be accepted through Sept. 30, 2009.”
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture Weed Seed-Free Forage Working Group will meet at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 21, in the NDDA conference room on the sixth floor of the State Capitol and through the North Dakota Interactive Video Network.
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