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MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dairy crop insurance, funding for agricultural research, and continued support for ethanol and biodiesel fuels are areas Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., says she'll focus on as negotiations continue in the Senate on the 2018 Farm Bill. Meanwhile, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., says it's possible the House could have its version of the bill ready by the end of this year.
GLYNDON, Minn. — A 40 percent property tax credit for owners of agricultural land could be key to getting Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District voters to approve a school bond issue, Superintendent Bryan Thygeson said Tuesday, Sept. 26, in opening a tax forum at the high school. More than 60 percent of the district's land is agricultural, Thygeson said.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Public Service Commission is looking at the Buffalo Aquifer as the city's go-to water source in case of a prolonged 1930s-type drought. Commissioner Dave Anderson and MPS staff told the City Council on Monday, Sept.
MOORHEAD—American Crystal Sugar Co. has culled a flock of Canada geese nesting and congregating at the lagoons of its north Moorhead plant, Environmental Compliance Supervisor Patrick Rein confirmed Wednesday, July 6.
BISMARCK – Beekeepers swarmed to the Capitol on Thursday to testify against a bill that would have put a 2-mile no-hive zone around North Dakota homes, day care centers and schools, a restriction industry leaders say would have ended beekeeping in the state. In the end, House Bill 1236 failed to fly with the House Agriculture Committee, and was tagged with a do-not-pass recommendation for when it goes to a full vote of the House. Beekeepers and North Dakota Extension Service experts said the bill was the equivalent of using a hammer to swat, well, a bee.