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October 15, 2017
UNITED STATES - JULY 03: Ellyn Ferguson of CQ Roll Call is photographed in their Washington office, July 3, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Farm bill veterans: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
October 15, 2017 - 2:49pm
October 2, 2017
Karl Hoppe, area Extension specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC), speaks about the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program and its grant receipients on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Grand Forks, N.D. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
Sustainable ND: SARE fellows visit the state
October 2, 2017 - 6:15am
September 25, 2017
Bales in a field near Pettibone, N.D., will be gathered soon for winter feeding. Ranchers in drought-stricken areas of North Dakota and Montana have turned to Conservation Reserve Program acres, as well as cash crops, to put together enough feed for their livestock. Photo taken Sept. 19, 2017. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
September 25, 2017 - 10:12am
August 31, 2017
File photo of a tractor in the field on the Ron Mattson farm northeast of Hawley. Dave Wallis / The Forum
First farm-income gain in four years signals hope of bottom
August 31, 2017 - 11:45am
August 14, 2017
Rep. Kevin Cramer and North Dakota Department of Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring participated in the Monday meeting. (Grady McGregor / The Dickinson Press)
Federal insurance program "frustrating"
August 14, 2017 - 9:43pm
August 11, 2017
Hoeven details federal drought assistance
August 11, 2017 - 8:07pm
July 12, 2017
File photo of a field of spring wheat on the south edge of Grand Forks in 2011. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald).
USDA forecasts spring wheat harvest at lowest since 2002
July 12, 2017 - 3:56pm
July 10, 2017
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Emergency haying of CRP lands in ND approved by USDA
July 10, 2017 - 8:17pm
June 23, 2017
The USDA released CRP land for emergency grazing in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana Friday. Photo by Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
USDA releases CRP land for emergency grazing
June 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
June 19, 2017
Southwest North Dakota received little much-needed rain this weekend compared with other parts of the state. Photo By Ellie Potter/The Dickinson Press
Weekend rain helps, but dry conditions still worrisome across ND
June 19, 2017 - 9:54pm
May 23, 2017
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Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
May 23, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 22, 2017
Organic farmer John "Jack" Olson of Litchville, N.D., won a dispute with the National Resources Conservation Service over a Wetlands Reserve Program payment. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
May 22, 2017 - 5:54am
May 15, 2017
Conservation freeze: Popular program sees change
May 15, 2017 - 12:21pm
May 8, 2017
U.S. Department of Agriculture  Chief Economist Robert Johansson presents in Crystal City, Va., in 2016. USDA / Special to Forum News Service
USDA chief economist says upswing will come, he's just not sure when
May 8, 2017 - 6:02am
May 4, 2017
Five-thousand food products already use QR codes or Smart Labels. That number will jump to 34,000 by year-end. Special to Forum News Service
USDA in rulemaking phase for national biotech labeling
May 4, 2017 - 3:42pm