agriculture

The Trump administration rolled out a second round of farm subsidy to help farmers hurt by the trade war with China. The additional $16 billion subsidy brings the total aid from American taxpayers to $28 billion for agriculture. With the ...

With another round of tariffs directly impacting agriculture and a second farm subsidy payment in the works, you’d think North Dakota’s lone Congressman would have a statement or a position on the matter and what they’re doing in Washington. After ...

President Trump’s proposed $4.75 trillion budget doesn’t have places like North Dakota in mind. Desired cuts to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) including changes to the premium subsidy for crop insurance, cuts to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department ...

The partial government shutdown has officially become the longest in United States history. The shutdown has entered it’s 22nd day, just 24-hours after many federal workers received pay-stubs that were zeroed out in pay. Approximately 800,000 federal employees nationwide find ...

We are four days beyond the expiration to the Farm Bill. Rather than working to resolve the dispute between the House and Senate and provide certainty to family farmers facing low commodity prices, members of the House are out campaigning ...

Late Friday afternoon, word came down that U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland upheld North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Law. The decision comes a little over two years since the North Dakota Farm Bureau (NDFB) sued the State of North Dakota. The ...

Today kicks off Big Iron the largest farm show in the upper-Midwest. For three days in West Fargo people involved with agriculture gather to talk about all things farm and ranch related. In the midterm election, agriculture has been propelled ...

Over the past few weeks, we have seen the Trump administration’s trade war go from threats on social media and in speeches to actual government policy. The effects of the trade war are already being felt in North Dakota, through ...

Yesterday, I reported on the absence of Governor Doug Burgum in standing up for a “key pillar of the farm economy” by not taking a stand on the renewable fuel standard (RFS). Six other farm-state Governors told President Trump to ...

I spent the beginning of this month thinking of my father, a WW2 combat veteran of the Pacific who spent his 25th birthday on an LST, a tank landing ship, bound for Japan and a land invasion. His birthday was ...