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December 27, 2018
Farmers worry about their aid payments in shutdown
December 27, 2018 - 4:44pm
December 20, 2018
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 5, 2018
USDA funds New Rockford water project
December 5, 2018 - 6:59am
August 27, 2018
Peter Martens checks the level of spelt, a grain, that is flowing into a truck for transport at his family farm in Penn Yan, N.Y., on Aug. 15, 2018. Farmers say a drought, flooding, a trade war and a tightening immigration policy have led to economic woes that are forcing many to question their future. (Libby March/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Farmers to get $4.7 billion in first round of U.S. aid
August 27, 2018 - 4:05pm
August 10, 2018
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D.
Cramer to USDA: Move two ag agencies from Washington, D.C., to Fargo
August 10, 2018 - 9:20pm
August 8, 2018
The North Dakota State University campus. Forum file photo
Watchdog group: NDSU 'covered up' research animal deaths
August 8, 2018 - 8:35am
July 24, 2018
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, center, addresses the media during a March 9, 2018, event in North Dakota. Also in attendance were, from left, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. Jenny Schlecht/ Forum News Service file photo
USDA announces 3 programs for farmers affected by trade war
July 24, 2018 - 5:55pm
June 1, 2018
The drought monitor map issued Thursday shows about 81 percent of North Dakota as abnormally dry or in drought conditions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued drought disaster declarations for 21 counties this week. Courtesy / USDA
21 counties declared drought disaster areas
June 1, 2018 - 7:01am
April 2, 2018
Jeff Mertz, far left, president of the North Dakota Grain Growers Association, voiced concerns about the wetland determination process during a March 9, 2018, roundtable with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Fargo, N.D. (Jenny Schlecht/Agweek)
NRCS touts shrinking wetland determination backlog, but some still see problems
April 2, 2018 - 6:08am
June 12, 2015
Bird flu outbreak increases egg prices
June 12, 2015 - 6:29am
May 18, 2015
Hearing to decide what to do with $380 million in Native American USDA settlement
May 18, 2015 - 7:55am
May 8, 2015
Red River Valley Fair cancels poultry show
May 8, 2015 - 5:58am
March 18, 2015
USDA finds 97 percent of farms family owned
March 18, 2015 - 6:59am
August 29, 2014
SCO available for N.D. crops
August 29, 2014 - 4:56am