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BOOKNOTES: 'Eve of a Hundred Midnights,' 'The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop,' 'Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream'
Summer Performing Arts at Red River debut Mary Poppins
Mike Rosmann: Spanking makes children more defiant, aggressive, study shows
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Kathryn "Tootsie" Hedlund
Scott C. Troska
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
John P. Storbakken
Group on northern Minnesota lake rescues young bald eagle tangled in rope
Consider the catfish
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Cuckoos more likely to be heard than seen
Openings remain for Cats Incredible tourney
Nice Fish: Troy Bazey's 26-inch walleye
A Q&A with Mark Kennedy
OUR OPINION: Kennedy's humor, clarity are welcome
LETTER: Grand Forks needs E-85 and bio-diesel outlets
ROB PORT: Wind power is destabilizing our power grid
LETTER: Missing from conventions, and much missed by voters: Civility
50th Wedding Anniversary
April 6, 2016
LETTERS: Exceptional benefit, minimal cost: That's the sugar program
Dale Stauffenecker's April 1 letter, "Count on Cruz to fight for all Americans," provided numerous misrepresentations of U.S. sugar policy (Page A4). It is a disservice to both the candidate and to Herald readers to present arguments about sugar policy that are based either on ignorance...
April 6, 2016 - 5:15am
April 5, 2016
LETTERS: Nothing sweet for consumers in sugar program's demise
Dale Stauffenecker tells us that if presidential candidate Ted Cruz gets rid of the sugar program, it would save us all money. I am trying to understand how he thinks that would work. After all, if food manufacturers bought their sugar for less, why should we assume that they'd pass...
April 5, 2016 - 5:00am
March 31, 2016
LETTERS: Invite Cruz to see America's sugar program in action
I'd like to invite Sen. Ted Cruz to tour the farmer-owned American Crystal Sugar factory in Moorhead this weekend with our cooperative's CEO...
March 31, 2016 - 5:15am
February 20, 2016
Heidi Heitkamp: Celebrate the Farm Bill, fight to protect it
Two years ago, after painstaking negotiations and bipartisan compromise, I was proud to help get the 2014 Farm Bill across the finish line—supporting...
February 20, 2016 - 4:45am
November 22, 2015
Farm Bill payments create confusion, frustration for producers
HURON, S.D. -- The Farm Bill payments are in for South Dakota producers, and some aren't happy with the returns. According to...
November 22, 2015 - 11:30am
March 31, 2015
Down to the wire for farm bill decision
HALLOCK, Minn. — Kelly Turgeon is on the stretch run of a half-year marathon. Turgeon, executive director of the Kittson County (Minn.) Farm Service Agency, an arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is working to help farmers meet a crucial March 31 deadline. They’re...
March 31, 2015 - 11:00am
March 27, 2015
Farm bill deadline extended to April 7
WASHINGTON -- The deadline for commodity programs under the farm bill has been extended past its original March 31 date. Farmers and ranchers now have until April 7 to update their yield, reallocate base acreage and enroll in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price...
March 27, 2015 - 9:50pm
March 3, 2015
USDA extends farm bill deadline
The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended until March 31 the Feb. 27 deadline to update yields and reallocate base acres. The final day to apply for farm bill safety-net coverage also is March 31, USDA says. The extension was announced Feb. 27. “This (the...
March 3, 2015 - 11:15am
March 2, 2015
Agweek TV: Ag pilots worry over drone use, ethanol industry talks E15, GMOs have labeling options
A local cropduster says drones are a great tool, but he has some concerns about sharing airspace with them. A local processor talks about...
March 2, 2015 - 8:49am
February 28, 2015
Corporate farming bill up again, while ‘Canada Day’ gets a modified ‘aye’
BISMARCK – Lawmakers will dive right back into the thick of things when they reconvene Wednesday after a three-day recess, and that’s especially true for the House and Senate agriculture committees, which will take up two of the session’s most contentious ag-related...
February 28, 2015 - 10:00am
February 17, 2015
Regional meetings explore farm bill
PEKIN, N.D. — Odell Flaagan has some decisions to make. He’s taking his time and doing his homework to get them right. “We keep learning as we go along. Maybe we’ll learn a little more today,” the Tolna, N.D., farmer said. Flaagan was among 35 Nelson County producers...
February 17, 2015 - 3:00am
February 16, 2015
VIDEO: Drones in agriculture, fast-talking auctioneers and big decisions on the farm
Deadlines for decisions about the farm bill are approaching, and farmers will be locked in to some of those decisions for 5 years. Planning has...
February 16, 2015 - 9:06am
December 30, 2014
2014: Weather, prices, farm bill, rail delays are top stories in regional ag
No two years are the same in Upper Midwest agriculture, but 2014 brought some familiar issues and concerns. Erratic weather, improving...
December 30, 2014 - 9:00am
December 23, 2014
Farm bill meetings, round 2: Montana holds second statewide series
Their first round of statewide farm bill meetings went so well that Montana Farm Service Agency and Montana State University Extension are holding another series with new, updated material. The 20 new meetings, to begin Jan. 13 in Deer Lodge and end Jan. 30 in Hardin,...
December 23, 2014 - 10:19am
Retiring farmer makes program decisions for the last time before sons take over
HOPE, N.D. — Al Juliuson is in the process of signing up for the Agricultural Act of 2014. This will be the eighth multiyear farm...
December 23, 2014 - 5:45am