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JOHN HOEVEN

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer feel the swing and miss on Fufeng has actually, as Cramer says it, “put Grand Forks on the map.”
The letter was shared by U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer on Tuesday afternoon.
The legislation would, among other things, add the U.S. secretary of agriculture to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
Hoeven made a stop in Hillsboro on Tuesday, Jan. 17, to talk with students and staff about the benefits of having a therapy dog in school and the innovative program that brought her to Hillsboro.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the new "waters of the United States" rule. But a decision in Sackett v. EPA could still change U.S. water policy.
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, political and business luminaries helped break ground on Grand Farm’s Innovation Facility. The new facility is being developed on 140 acres west of Casselton and will support research and development projects to advance the next generation of precision agriculture, including autonomous technologies.
A $1 million appropriation came through funding for USDA ARS to enter into cooperative agreements with universities and outside organizations, including Grand Farm, that are focused on precision agriculture research.
"Both Kevin and I have advised them that we think that because of security concerns, it’d be better to find some other company to work with on the ag part,” Sen. John Hoeven told the Herald.
Kurt Groszhans, who was raised in the Ashley, North Dakota, area, stood accused of plotting to assassinate the country's former agriculture minister.
Reuters reports that Roman Leshchenko has resigned as Ukraine's agriculture minister on Thursday. Senior lawmaker Mykola Solskyi later told Reuters that he had accepted an offer to replace Leshchenko as minister.

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The senator and his staff are talking with the sisters of Kurt Groszhans on an almost daily basis. He calls them a strong family, saying they are understandably "very concerned" about the armed conflict unfolding in Ukraine.
A budget bill in September put $750 million into livestock disaster assistance payments out of $10 billion of Farm Service Agency disaster assistance for events in 2020 and 2021.
On Tuesday, Sen. John Hoeven, R-ND, held a roundtable with livestock producers to gather input on the $10 billion in disaster assistance, including $750 million for livestock producers, that Congress approved and the senator worked to secure as part of the continuing resolution passed in September. The meeting came as part of Hoeven’s efforts to ensure the assistance works for producers and is distributed as soon as possible.

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