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  • Wisconsin Senator Working to Slow the Tide of Dairy Bankruptcies
      Wisconsin is currently leading the nation in farm bankruptcies, a position that no one wants to be in. Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin is working to give flexibility to local banks and credit unions to help fight
  • Legislative Update: Bill Introduced Raising Biofuel Standard
      By Amanda Bilek, senior public policy director for the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Legislative activity in St. Paul picked up a little this last week, but most legislative business is being put on hold Tuesday afternoon
  • Trump Leaves India without a New Trade Deal
      President Trump is leaving India without the trade deal in place he was hoping for. The U.S. president was looking to expand access to the massive market for U.S. dairy goods and other products like motorcycles
  • 10,000th Jacket Awarded for Give the Gift of Blue
      National FFA   INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020/National FFA Organization) – Allison Burns has just begun her FFA career. Wednesday, the North Miami County sophomore became part of history – when she received her official FFA
  • Agriculture Still Slowing Pace of EU, U.S. Trade Talks
      U.S. President Donald Trump is turning up the heat on Brussels when it comes to trade discussions. He’s set on taking down some trade barriers to so-called “chlorine chicken,” GMO crops, and other U.S. products that
  • Deadline for CRP Signup is Friday
      The deadline to get involved in the Conservation Reserve Program is this Friday, February 28. Agricultural producers and private landowners need to make an offer of acres or schedule an appointment to do so with their
  • Governor Walz, Lt. Governor Flanagan Announce Proposal to Prevent Farming Accidents
      Office of MN Gov. Tim Walz & Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan   [ST. PAUL, MN] – (Tuesday), Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan announced a state funding proposal of $250,000 to enhance farm safety
  • U.S. Facing a Sugar Shortage and Higher Prices
      Last year was a rough one for American sugar farmers. The Hagstrom Report says America is facing a sugar shortage after last year’s bad weather in the Midwest, a freeze in Louisiana, and drought in Mexico.