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Fate of key ag deduction is murky

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. — Area farmers and farm implement dealers continue to press for an extension of a popular federal tax break. But predicting how Congress will respond is difficult, officials say.

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Officials develop response plan for ag emergencies

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Agriculture industry professionals from more than a dozen counties across southern Minnesota connected via video conference Thursday to discuss response plans in the event of an animal disease emergency.
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Taylor considering run for ag commissioner

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture commissioner, a job currently held by a Republican who faces a challenge for the GOP endorsement.

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Taylor considering run for ag commissioner

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A cattle rancher and former state senator who made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 2012 is considering a run for state agriculture commissioner, a job currently held by a Republican who faces a challenge for the GOP endorsement.

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Obama signs $856B farm bill into law: ‘Imperfect bill’ presents options for producers, ND delegation says

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

President Barack Obama on Friday signed the Agriculture Act of 2014 into law, drawing a positive reaction from North Dakota’s political delegation.
Making an appearance at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., Obama signed the massive …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama signs $856B farm bill into law: ‘Imperfect bill’ presents options for producers, ND delegation says

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

President Barack Obama on Friday signed the Agriculture Act of 2014 into law, drawing a positive reaction from North Dakota’s political delegation.
Making an appearance at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., Obama signed the massive …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finally, a farm bill: By Bryan Horwath bhorwath@thedickinsonpress.com Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality. Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on T

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality.
Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Agriculture Act of 2014 — widely referred to as th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Finally, a farm bill: By Bryan Horwath bhorwath@thedickinsonpress.com Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality. Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on T

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Signaling an end to the messy part of the process, the new farm bill only needs a signature from President Barack Obama to become reality.
Following a 68-32 vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Agriculture Act of 2014 — widely referred to as th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oats may rebound

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael McMullen, veteran oats breeder at North Dakota State University, has this answer when asked about working with a crop that doesn’t get much attention.
“I like to work for the underdog,” he said with a smile. He added more ser…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oats may rebound

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Michael McMullen, veteran oats breeder at North Dakota State University, has this answer when asked about working with a crop that doesn’t get much attention.
“I like to work for the underdog,” he said with a smile. He added more ser…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com