Tag: Farm Bill

Farm Bill Update 

It’s June 6 and we are still without a new Farm Bill. Norman County Corn and Soybean Growers Association President Corey Hanson says Corn and Soybean Grower lobbyists are hard at work but is not confident in an agreement being reached.  Hanson says the food program will be a massive portion of the Farm Bill,…
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June 6, 2024 0

Farm Bill Update

Progress on a new Farm Bill in the US House of Representatives has been minimal, but many across the agriculture industry are calling for Washington to ramp up progress. One of these people is Luther Markwart of the  American Sugarbeet Growers Association who says that getting a bill done before the end of May is…
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May 1, 2024 0

Tina Smith discusses Farm Bill 

Progress on the Farm Bill has halted leaving politicians like Tina Smith frustrated and annoyed. Senator Smith gives an update on what’s going on with the Farm Bill in Washington, and what disagreements are holding it back.  Smith also discussed the upcoming retirement of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee chair Debbie Stabenow, and how her…
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April 16, 2024 0

Skaurud talks farm bill 

R&J Ag Reporter Nick Revier was in Orlando Florida earlier this week for the American Sugar Beet Growers Association Annual Meeting. The Farm Bill was a very popular topic at the event and Revier caught up with American Crystal Sugar Board of Directors President Perry Skaurud and he explained what kind of improvements he’d like…
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February 10, 2024 0

Former National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President not confident in passing of a new farm bill 

It’s February and the House of Representatives have made little to no progress on passing a new farm bill. Former National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Don Schiefelbein says he is not confident in a new farm bill being passed this year due to it being an election year.  Schiefelbein explained what he as a cattle…
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February 5, 2024 0

Crop Insurance Update 

R&J Ag Reporter Nick Revier was in attendance at Norman County Ag Day and caught up with Wayne Lee of Bennett Houglum Agency to discuss the crop insurance industry. Lee says that yields have been a major focus this time.  Lee also discussed a new farm bill and explained what he thinks will be done,…
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January 11, 2024 0

Former North Dakota FSA State Director not expecting new farm bill in 2024 

While many remain optimistic about the passing of a new farm bill in 2024 not all are so optimistic. Former North Dakota Farm Service Agency State Director Aaron Krauter says that he does not think that we will be getting a new farm bill next year and he explains why.  Krauter also explained how modern…
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December 27, 2023 0

Harrison Weber talks Farm Bill wants 

R&J Ag Reporter Nick Revier caught up with Harrison Weber of the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers association to talk about the latest news in agriculture. One of the topics discussed was the New Year and when asked about what the focus will be this January this is what he said.  Weber also discussed what…
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December 20, 2023 0

Hoeven talks farm bill extension and improvements 

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was in attendance at the Annual North Dakota Farmers Union meeting on Saturday to talk about the extension of the farm bill. Hoeven was for the extension of the bill for a number of reasons and explained why.  Hoeven also highlighted some improvements that he’s working on adding to the…
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December 19, 2023 0

Farm Bill Update 

As we move closer to the end of the year the agriculture industry continues to have their eyes on Washington as the December 31 deadline to pass a new farm bill fast approaches.  Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Director Shayne Isane gives an update on the progress being made on the Farm Bill after the election…
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November 6, 2023 0