STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Political notebook: Minnesota budget clash continues to grow
By Don Davis
Gov. Mark Daytons budget proposal continues to play out in interesting ways, usually with Republicans strongly opposed and Democrats more mildly in support.
Rep. Matt Dean, R-Dellwood, ... Posted on 2/4/13 at 11:11 AM
REPUBLIC INSIDER Reports: Deal on farm bill reached
According to numerous media reports, the House and Senate ag committees have reached a deal on extending the farm bill that lapsed at the end of September.
The fear of angry families and other milk d... Posted on 12/30/12 at 9:00 PM
COMPASS POINTS Pheasants Forever urges action on behalf of new Farm Bill
Pheasants Forever this week issued an action alert calling on its members to contact their members of Congress to get a new federal Farm Bill passed.
The existing Farm Bill is set to expire at the ... Posted on 8/24/12 at 8:00 AM
TIME AT THE TABLE What is a Food Desert?
A question worth asking. Wikipedia states:Afood desertis any area in the industrialized world where healthful, affordable food is difficult to obtain.Before you get fired up the USDA determined that... Posted on 3/1/12 at 5:29 PM
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Prices for ground beef has jumped 24-percent the past decade. Now, a Fargo group is trying to make a change the beef industry, to save you money and put more money back in the pockets of livestock producers.
(WDAY TV) - Water retention money from the next farm bill could garner more support for a flood diversion. This is one of many brain-storming sessions for policy and water leaders on how to spend 500 million dollars over the next 10-years.
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