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March 5, 2018
Thea O’Carroll, founder and CEO Yield Organic, a company that matches organic producers with markets, speaks Feb. 23 in LaCrosse, Wis. O'Carroll says 82 percent of consumers say they seek organics, but that American farmers could lose the market to fake imports which could undermine consumer confidence. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Outside forces: Organic producers sense doom if fake imports allowed
March 5, 2018 - 7:07am
February 22, 2018
Brandon Lipps is the administrator of Food and Nutrition Service and acting deputy undersecretary for USDA’s Food Nutrition and Consumer Services. USDA photo.
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
February 22, 2018 - 4:44pm
February 12, 2018
Forum News Service file
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
February 12, 2018 - 6:11am
January 20, 2018
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AgweekTV: Show Goats
January 20, 2018 - 8:30am
December 8, 2017
SD farmer must pay $180,000 for livestock forage disaster program scam
December 8, 2017 - 3:41pm
November 2, 2017
Sam Clovis speaks at a rally with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. Photo by Alex Hanson / Via Flickr
Clovis withdraws nomination for UDSA's top scientist post after being linked to Russia probe
November 2, 2017 - 1:39pm
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
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
July 29, 2017
LifeQuest in Mitchell. (Republic file photo)
LifeQuest loses lunch program
July 29, 2017 - 9:20am
July 15, 2017
Scott Stahl, a farmer in western McCook County, walks out of his field with a corn stalk Thursday at his home near Emery. This stalk has short roots due to wet conditions early on in the planting season. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
July 15, 2017 - 8:30am
July 6, 2017
Hanson County has seen a rise of nearly 2,000 acres of Conservation Reserve Program land this year according to Annette Steilen, district manager for the Hanson County Conservation District. (Matt Gade / Republic)
2017 CRP enrollment in Hanson County nearly quadruples 2016 total
July 6, 2017 - 8:30am
June 29, 2017
CRP emergency: Thune's request aids livestock producers battling drought
June 29, 2017 - 11:27am
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