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Signals were sent the morning of May 10th the Trump administration is looking to pursue more federal action to offset the negative impacts of their ongoing trade war. The President took to Twitter to talk about there being “no need ...

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 ...

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 ...

It has been a busy week in terms of tariffs, bailouts, and the politics around agriculture in North Dakota. The escalating trade war and its impacts have been felt by farmers. Those who attempted to downplay impacts as “hysteria” and ...

Election year politics has been injected into our nation’s agriculture policy and members of the House of Representatives are to blame. First, Congress failed to pass the Farm Bill because ideological positions were inserted into the historically non-controversial bill. A ...

June 27th was a consequential day when it comes to North Dakota politics and the U.S. Senate race in particular. Farm rallies, Supreme Court retirements, and ultimately a Presidential campaign speech. Will it be a date people point back to ...

The first debate of North Dakota’s Congressional race was held over the weekend. Mac Schneider and Kelly Armstrong were hosted by the North Dakota Newspaper Association in Bismarck. One of the areas of separation was corporate farming in North Dakota. Armstrong’s ...

According to reports published yesterday, China has stopped buying U.S. Soybean supplies. The revelation comes after weeks of mounting trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The latest move by China, though not a tariff, has the potential to have ...

At the beginning of April, I wrote about how two of North Dakota’s refineries received a waiver from the EPA. The waivers claimed it was too difficult and expensive for Andeavor, one of the largest oil refiners in the nation, to ...