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NCGA Helps Ease Crop Insurance Concerns

With news of the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to open the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southern Missouri to ease some of the swell in the Mississippi River, farmers affected by the floods...

Ethanol bill introduced to phase out blenders’ tax credit

Senators Chuck Grassley and Kent Conrad introduced legislation on Wednesday that would modify subsidies for the ethanol industry instead of abruptly ending them. The bill would extend for two years the tax credit for...

ND Governor declares winter storm emergency

Gov. Jack Dalrymple yesterday issued an executive order declaring a winter storm emergency as a result of last weekend’s storm that struck western and central North Dakota. Dalrymple also waived service...

John Deere & Iowa Dealers sponsor NASCAR race

John Deere is partnering with 10 of its Iowa dealers to sponsor the Iowa John Deere Dealers 250 presented by Pioneer NASCAR Nationwide Series Race. The race is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m....

National Farm-City Council launches Facebook page

The National Farm-City Council has launched a Facebook page supporting the mission of the organization. The Facebook page provides information and visuals from local Farm-City organizations and allows them to share these activities with...

Record trade for April 2011

Today, Minneapolis Grain Exchange announced record volumes for April 2011. With 174,280 contracts traded in the month, April was a top 15 month for total volume in the Exchange's 130 year history.  April 28...

Livestock Indemnity Program is available for death loss

North Dakota beef producers were in the heart of the storm that hit over the weekend, tirelessly working to protect their herds and, especially, the many newborn calves that are on the ground and...

Planting progress behind

Wet weather has caused fieldwork to come to a standstill in the top corn-producing states east of the Mississippi River last week, pushing overall plantings below the average pace. USDA put corn plantings at 13...

May is Beef Month

May is Beef Month. It is also the month that the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) is launching two new communication initiatives to reach the state’s beef producers and consumers. Checkoff Café, a quarterly...

Baucus introduces plan to promote clean energy, reduce oil industry tax breaks

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) has released a proposal to end some tax breaks for the oil and gas industry, and invest in clean domestic energy sources. Baucus said the proposal would...

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