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  • Senate Ag Committee Holds First Farm Bill Field Hearing
    The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee heard from farmers and ranchers Thursday afternoon, hosting a farm bill field hearing at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The hearing featured panels of farmers giving input on what they feel needs to happen with the next farm bill. The panel members consistently told lawmakers farm bill funding levels […]
  • NDFU Praises Trump for Support of Ethanol
    North Dakota Farmers Union praised President Trump for his recent comments supporting ethanol and the renewable fuels industry. “In a time of excess supply and less demand, it’s reassuring to hear the newly elected president support ethanol,” said NDFU President Mark Watne. “Ethanol drives the demand for corn, and corn helps increase commodity prices.” “Rest […]
  • Keeping It Covered at International Crops Expo – Grand Forks
    Producers are gathered in Grand Forks at the Alerus Center for the International Crops Expo. Information seminars will be offered throughout the day on Wednesday and Thursday, featuring the latest in potatoes, small grains, soybeans and dry edible beans. The floor of the Alerus is packed once again for this year’s show – and we […]
  • Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman will Screen at Commodity Classic
    Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman, fresh from its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival, will preview at Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas before it airs worldwide on Discovery Channel in August. The Discovery Impact film weaves together the stories of a Montana rancher, two Kansas farmers and a handful of Gulf fishermen who feed the world […]
  • ASA Congratulates the 2017 Regional Winners of the Conservation Legacy Award
    The American Soybean Association congratulates the regional winners of the 2016 Conservation Legacy Awards. The Conservation Legacy Awards Program is a national program designed to recognize the outstanding environmental and conservation achievement of soybean farmers, which helps produce more sustainable U.S. soybeans. Each winner will be recognized at the ASA Awards Banquet on March 3, […]
  • Groups Congratulate Scott Pruitt on Confirmation as EPA Administrator
    Today, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In response to Mr. Pruitt’s confirmation, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor, issued the following statement: “We congratulate Mr. Pruitt on his confirmation as Administrator of the EPA. We look forward to working with him to carry out President […]
  • Single-Day Registrations Available for Commodity Classic in San Antonio
    Ed Erickson, Jr., a North Dakota farmer and co-chair of the 2017 Commodity Classic, said that, even if you only attend for one day — Commodity Classic is very much worth the investment. One-day registration provides admission to all applicable events and educational sessions scheduled for that day including educational sessions, the trade show, the […]
  • South Dakota Senate Committee Passes State Level Country Of Origin Labeling
    The country of origin labeling debate is back, at least for South Dakota.  The State Senate Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 5 to 3 in favor of a bill that would require a label detailing the origin of beef sold in South Dakota refrigerator cases.  The measure so far has support from both the South […]
  • FFA Members Across the Country to Celebrate FFA Week
    Agriculture is part of our daily lives—from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. Next week, more than 649,000 FFA members will celebrate the role agriculture plays in our lives while sharing the message of agricultural education as part of National FFA Week. National FFA Week is a time for FFA members to […]
  • Fishing For Profits – Soy Catches More Value Through Aquaculture
    Casting a wider net to increase soybean meal demand is paying off. The soy checkoff, along with the Soy Aquaculture Alliance and many others, is opening doors to increase soybean use in U.S. aqua feeds.  Following years of checkoff-funded research, the Association of American Feed Control Officials recently authorized a new definition for the use […]

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