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Trump takes to Twitter to support Fox News pundit who had a drink thrown at her
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Zuckerberg irks EU lawmakers for dodging Facebook questions
"Astounding ignorance of the law": Civil rights groups slam DeVos for saying schools can report undocumented students
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After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
SD capitalizing on rising tourism from new market segments
Shortage of truckers starting to cause prices to rise
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
State Class B speech results listed
Observing more than 160 years as educators
Sue Anderson leaves her footprints in the arts
Minneapolis has nation's best parks, but when you've got to go, St. Paul wins
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Rockets rally past Warriors in final quarter to even series
Back-to-back state cats: Cougars head to Class B state tournament after win over Stanley
Twins win third straight behind Dozier, Lynn
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Commentary: Podcast: NDGOP Chairman says 'party will take a look at' background checks for candidates
McFeely: Recently branded obsolete by GOP, Jaeger back in the game
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
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May 15, 2018
Sugar policy revamp may be price of passing farm bill
The U.S. House may deliver a significant victory for candy-makers this week in a decades-long quest to end sugar price supports. Representative...
May 15, 2018 - 4:14pm
May 12, 2018
AgweekTV: City Ag Students
Urban co-eds take advantage of growing opportunities in agricultural careers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
May 12, 2018 - 8:30am
May 10, 2018
Sen. Rounds offers bill to allow smaller S.D. meat or poultry processors to sell products across state borders
WASHINGTON—Right now, smaller meat or poultry processors in South Dakota can't sell their products across state lines. A bipartisan trio of senators would like to change that for the estimated 30 of those processors in the state and also provide another expanded market for the...
May 10, 2018 - 3:21pm
May 7, 2018
SNAP fight in House could derail farm bill
WASHINGTON — A bitter fight over reform of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program may derail the 2018 farm bill. The draft legislation...
May 7, 2018 - 6:37am
May 5, 2018
AgweekTV: Veteran Veterinarian
A longtime Cooperstown, N.D., vet retired a few months ago at age 84 after practicing for nearly 60 years. But livestock, friendship and his...
May 5, 2018 - 8:30am
April 22, 2018
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D, is concerned about two major issues that can affect farmers and ranchers this year. One is the farm bill that faces an uncertain future as it's set to expire in September. The other is waivers that some small U.S. refineries have been...
April 22, 2018 - 6:28am
April 17, 2018
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
PIERRE, S.D.—The U.S. House of Representatives' Farm Bill proposal contained some good news for hunters and wildlife enthusiasts. One of the brightest points for hunters is that the bill calls for raising the Conservation Reserve Program's acreage cap. The cap would rise from...
April 17, 2018 - 11:07pm
April 10, 2018
Funding cap lifted on federal livestock disaster assistance
MANDAN, N.D.—Thanks to the latest federal budget legislation, more money is available to livestock producers affected by natural disaster,...
April 10, 2018 - 7:22pm
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
FARGO — Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said a Republican push to expand work requirements for a food assistance program has brought farm...
April 10, 2018 - 6:47pm
April 4, 2018
Hoeven talks tariffs, farm bill with producers
Sen. John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, visited Dickinson...
April 4, 2018 - 9:03pm
March 26, 2018
Conservation push: Two ag groups support GROW Act
Two conservation-minded farm organizations are applauding a bipartisan bill that would maintain funding and acreage levels for the farm bill's three largest conservation programs. "We're excited to see this bipartisan support for conservation in the farm bill," Anna Johnson, policy...
March 26, 2018 - 8:32am
March 23, 2018
Conservation Reserve Program improvements may be part of new farm bill, SD senator says
WASHINGTON — Improvements to the Conservation Reserve Program could be on the horizon. U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, said on Friday...
March 23, 2018 - 6:26pm
March 19, 2018
Study from Minnesota group criticizes federal crop insurance
Federal crop insurance in its current form is hurting family farms, the land and rural communities, while benetting big insurance companies, according to a new report from the Minnesota-based Land Stewardship Project.
March 19, 2018 - 8:44am
March 5, 2018
Commentary: 'Harvest Box' is a bad idea as SNAP alternative
Sometimes it's called the food stamps program, sometimes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. Whatever you call it, it's expensive and controversial. Now, the Trump administration — hardly a stranger to controversy — has introduced a proposal that would...
March 5, 2018 - 7:00am
February 26, 2018
Market cloud: Tax 'fix' tips scales by 15 cents per bushel to co-ops
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — George Schuler IV, a co-owner and grain and logistics manager for Minn-Kota Ag Products Inc., is upset because of...
February 26, 2018 - 7:35am