THIS WOMAN WRITES Homeland: The Story of This Painting
The story of the painting, Homeland 1, by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve:
Some of those old sayings get uttered so much, we no longer hear what they're saying,
"Home is where the h... Posted on 4/22/14 at 1:27 PM
STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER Snow Cover
It's a sunny day over much of the upper-midwest this afternoon. Therefore, most of the "white" you see in the image below is snow cover. I thought it would give you all a perspective on who has snow a... Posted on 3/15/11 at 4:37 PM
Malian farmer Balima Coulibaly and his fellow villagers watched with dread as 100,000 hectares of fertile land they have farmed for generations were handed to Libyan investors with no discussion about the impact on their impoverished communities.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set a June 29 hearing to consider what to do with $380 million in unclaimed funds generated in a discrimination case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture by Native Americans.
Mexico's government is drawing up a land reform to strengthen the rights of private companies dealing with rural landholders in a bid to lure investment and lift the economy, according to two people familiar with the plan.
Gabriel Stargardter and Dave Graham
May 14, 2015
CoBank, the largest cooperative bank within the U.S. government-backed Farm Credit System, on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income that was flat compared with a year ago but said loan demand had risen 5 percent.
Foreign investors who illegally buy houses in Australia and agents that enable them face hefty fines and prison terms of up to three years under new penalties announced on Saturday aimed at cooling soaring property prices.
Grass fires broke out along Interstate 29 from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn, around 1 p.m. Wednesday, claiming about 500 to 600 acres of land, estimated Manvel Fire Chief Steven Schumer. Other fires popped up in northwest Minnesota and near Pembina, N.D. Wednesday.
Sarah Volpenhein and John Hageman
April 16, 2015
CHICAGO - Actual farmland prices in Kansas, the top U.S. wheat state, generally run far higher than values shown from surveys of farmland owners conducted by the U.S. Agriculture Department, according to a study by a Kansas State University economist.
BISMARCK -- The state of North Dakota will join a lawsuit alleging overreach in the federal government new hydraulic fracturing regulations, the state Industrial Commission voted Tuesday.
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told Gov. Jack Dalrymple that Wyoming’s claims in its existing lawsuit reflect North Dakota’s interests. If a judge accepts the motion to intervene, the state of North Dakota would become a party in the suit, which was filed March 26 in the federal district of Wyoming.
Farmland prices in Iowa, the top U.S. corn and soybean state, are down by an average 7.6 percent over the past six months and 11 percent from a year ago, pressured by lower grain prices and firmer interest rates, according to a survey released Tuesday.
The Australian government has sided with farmers who say official data vastly underestimates foreign ownership of the nation’s farmland, as it moves to clamp down on overseas purchases of agricultural land.
A proposal by the South African government to limit farm size to 12,000 hectares is a "negotiating tactic" as it tries to press ahead with the redistribution of land to black farmers, the minister of agriculture says.
In a normal year, many Upper Midwest farmers and landlords already would have agreed on 2015 rental rates for cropland and pasture. In a normal year, agricultural producers, bankers and economists would have a pretty good handle on rate trends for the new year.
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