December 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Winter weather woes have not been a major concern for North Dakota’s livestock producers in recent years because of warmer seasons.
June 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The federal Agriculture Department is closing Farm Service Agency offices in four South Dakota counties due to budget cuts.
May 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that two of its international food assistance programs will together benefit more than 9.7 million people worldwide during the 2012 fiscal year. The two programs are USDA’s Food for Progress and the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition programs. Continue Reading
February 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR American agriculture has seen many changes over the last 30 years. Most of the changes are the result of innovations in farm structure, farm business arrangements and production practices that have made possible a steady growth in agricultural productivity. Continue Reading
January 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WESSINGTON SPRINGS Several residents are leading an effort to keep Wessington Springs’ Farm Service Agency office in town. Continue Reading
January 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WESSINGTON SPRINGS Residents of Jerauld County and the surrounding area are worried the potential loss of a local Farm Service Agency office will hurt their economy. Continue Reading
January 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WESSINGTON SPRINGS Federal budget cuts could close some small-town Farm Service Agency offices, including one in Wessington Springs. Continue Reading
December 31, 2011 in West Central Tribune
Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that the U.S. Navy has agreed to purchase 450,000 gallons of advanced drop-in biofuel, the single largest purchase of biofuel in government history.
June 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
It was an emergency meeting because of the record damage that may be hitting the state’s crops. Continue Reading