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January 8, 2019
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
USDA enacts plan for MFP extension due to government shutdown
January 8, 2019 - 5:33pm
December 20, 2018
A soybean farm outside of Salina, Kansas, Nov. 3, 2018. Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved an $867 billion bill that ditched new work requirements for food stamps that had been embraced by the House and president. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump signs $867 billion farm bill into law
December 20, 2018 - 3:45pm
The Trump administration has proposed moving some departments at the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of Washington, D.C. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
New bill seeks to halt move of USDA agencies
December 20, 2018 - 3:18pm
Dustin Rigsby holds the electronic debit card he uses to buy food, his benefits from what is officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in his living room in Dyersburg, Tenn.  (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump administration aims to toughen work requirements for food stamps recipients
December 20, 2018 - 9:41am
December 11, 2018
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Fears of metal-tainted meat prompt recall of Jimmy Dean sausage in 21 states, including ND
December 11, 2018 - 12:43pm
October 29, 2018
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AgweekTV: 70th Harvest
October 29, 2018 - 11:19am
October 22, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has received 136 proposals for moving the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture out of Washington. Michelle Rook/Agweek
USDA receives 136 proposals to move U.S. Department of Ag divisions
October 22, 2018 - 6:51pm
October 15, 2018
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is hoping to draw the new USDA Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture headquarters to Fargo. Forum News Service file photo
Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
October 15, 2018 - 8:58pm
September 18, 2018
North Dakota stockmen take stand on 'lab-grown' meat labeling
September 18, 2018 - 4:08pm
September 17, 2018
Statisticians protest proposed research agency move
September 17, 2018 - 7:08am
September 15, 2018
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AgweekTV: Visas denied for Big Iron visitors
September 15, 2018 - 8:30am
September 4, 2018
Julia Bowsher, lead bee researcher at North Dakota State University, studies a bee specimen while Kendra Greenlee,  chairwoman of the Biological Sciences Department, and graduate student Kayla Earls look on at a U.S. Department of Agriculture lab on campus. Steve Warkel / Forum News Serviceplay button
NDSU research into bees’ winter survival could help sustain farms, ranches
September 4, 2018 - 6:09pm
September 3, 2018
The U.S. House version of the next farm bill would cut funding for the Conservation Stewardship Program by $5 billion over the next 10 years, with most of the cuts coming from the Upper Midwest. Courtesy of NDGF
Report: Region's conservation funding could drop
September 3, 2018 - 9:01am
Farmers across South Dakota are expecting very different yields this year, depending on the precipitation they received this growing season. (Michelle Rook/AgweekTV Anchor)
Variability leads to questions about SD crop outcomes
September 3, 2018 - 6:03am
August 30, 2018
Farmers Union questions program payments
August 30, 2018 - 6:58am
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