COMPASS POINTS Farm Bill plays well among conservation groups
Not surprisingly, the Farm Bill passed this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives is playing well with conservation groups across the country because of its provisions aimed at protecting soil ... Posted on 1/29/14 at 12:18 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Negotiators reach deal on farm bill
By Don Davis
Congressional negotiators agreed to a farm bill on Monday that they think finally will pass the House and Senate.
It is a compromise package that pleases neither side, with food stamp cut... Posted on 1/27/14 at 8:44 PM
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
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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