STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Spare a kind thought for livestock producers
Cold, snowy winters are tough enough for those of us who live in.town. They're vastly more difficult for people who raise livestock.
I speak from personal knowledge, from my days as a farm kid on a b... Posted on 2/19/13 at 12:20 PM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS The Modern Day Ranch
Americas ranches may have gone through some changes over the last 150 years but ranching is still going strong and continues to be a great part of western Americana.
From the start of most of Ameri... Posted on 1/24/13 at 8:00 PM
Discussion about cutting spending for the program to feed poor Americans dominated Tuesday as three days of U.S. House debate began on the farm bill, a 2,000-page document to establish federal farm and nutrition policies for five years. Hundreds of amendments have been crafted to the bill, with a vote expected Thursday.
Banning Bayley Kroupa, 17, from 4-H livestock competitions does not harm her agricultural education, a lawyer told judges June 13 in St. Paul, Minn.
Gary Thimsen, a lawyer representing 4-H officials, participated in oral arguments to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
A North Dakota man pleads guilty to money laundering, Tuberculosis has been identified in a North Dakota beef cow, and a South Dakota farmer has been awarded $1 million in damages after being the victim of cattle fraud.
House Speaker John Boehner says he will vote for a wide-ranging farm bill headed to the House floor this month, a major boost for the five year, half-trillion dollar legislation that stalled in the House last year.
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