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Residents still stranded after 15 inches of rain in northwest Wis. town
'Front Row Joes' get in line for Trump rally 24 hours before event
Trump's Duluth visit sparks mixed reactions
Analysis: Two studies show that undocumented immigrants are less likely to commit crime than native-born citizens
A tipster suspected a felon kept 'a large arsenal' at home. Police found 553 guns in all.
Pump storage hydropower project being reviewed
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
When it comes to tipping for service, millennials are cheapest
New ND extension director a good fit
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
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Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
Professor blames full-fat trend for dairy trade spat
Website offers crop insurance information, state-by-state totals
SD dairy industry continues to grow, add economic value
A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python
Mitchell junior Legion splits doubleheader at home
Legion baseball roundup: Platte/Geddes blanks Winner/Colome
Mock takes 2nd at SDGA junior event
Lynx hold off Dallas Wings
Sioux Falls West takes doubleheader from Post 18
Albert J. Kocer
Margaret (Olson) Letcher
Daniel B. Colgrove
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OUR VIEW: Week in review: the best, worst
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
State board considers seeking paper records for voter registrations
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
The Rev. Dr. Howard and Barbara Hart
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
Thune's ninth farm bill proposal focuses on CRP, rural water
WASHINGTON — Improvements to the Conservation Reserve Program could be on the horizon. U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, unveiled his...
March 23, 2018 - 2:19pm
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
March 1, 2018
OPINION: Slouching toward 2014
In this space on Feb. 2, 2014, I offered a blunt assessment of the just-passed (and still current) farm bill and its key handler, Frank Lucas,...
March 1, 2018 - 7:57am
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
Biggest co-op run since '20s? Accountants, lawyers get busy
FARGO — Farmers and even corporate elevators are considering creating their own co-op entities due to the market-destabilizing effect of...
February 26, 2018 - 6:48am
January 27, 2018
AgweekTV: The Dicamba Dilemma
How to predict yield damage is one of the numerous questions about herbicide as the 2018 growing season fast approaches. Watch the full episode...
January 27, 2018 - 8:30am
January 24, 2018
Trump administration's farm-bill outline emphasizes work as a food-stamp goal
A Trump administration outline for farm legislation calls for pushing some food-stamp recipients back to work, a GOP priority. A four-page document...
January 24, 2018 - 7:18am
January 11, 2018
ND forum focuses on questions about this year's federal farm bill
DICKINSON, N.D. — As this year's farm bill continues to take shape, the question of what impact it will have on area farmers looms large....
January 11, 2018 - 10:06pm
December 6, 2017
Popular ARC-CO program could be modified under next farm bill
Producers should expect to see changes to a popular federal commodity payment program under the next farm bill. During a Wednesday meeting of...
December 6, 2017 - 5:19pm
October 15, 2017
Farm bill veterans: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — Understanding the U.S. farm bill isn't easy even for full-time agriculturalists. Journalists with limited exposure to ag may...
October 15, 2017 - 2:49pm
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
PITTSBURGH — A journalist is supposed to ask questions. On rare occasions, when we're especially brave or foolish (or both), we invite readers to submit questions for us to ask in their stead. That's what I did during the recent annual convention of the Society of Environmental...
October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm
October 11, 2017
ROUNDS: A golden opportunity to empower South Dakota ag
In the next 12 months, Congress will ramp up its work on the reauthorization of the farm bill, which expires Sept. 30, 2018. With the farm economy...
October 11, 2017 - 11:30am
October 4, 2017
Thune: Latest ag initiative could save taxpayers $50M
Newly proposed legislation could save taxpayers $50 million over 10 years while closing an unintended loophole to the sodsaver program. A bipartisan...
October 4, 2017 - 4:04pm