STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Shutdown over, farm bill up next
By Don Davis
President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy... Posted on 10/21/13 at 8:32 AM
COMPASS POINTS Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill
Conservation groups are praising the Farm Bill the U.S. Senate passed Monday for its strong conservation title.
The Senate passed the version 66-27.
The groups were especially pleased with the bills... Posted on 6/11/13 at 8:51 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 8:00 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 4:29 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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