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June 20, 2019
Flooding in many parts of the Upper Midwest, including Nebraska, shown here, has kept fields from being planted. The USDA announced June 20 that cover crops on prevented planting acres can be hayed, grazed or cut on Sept. 1 instead of Nov. 1. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
USDA will allow Sept. 1 grazing, haying of cover crops on prevented planting acres
June 20, 2019 - 1:05pm
May 15, 2019
President Donald Trump. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
As region's Democrats worry over conflict with Iran, Republicans tout tough stance
May 15, 2019 - 5:22pm
March 2, 2019
Study: Klobuchar most effective Democratic senator
March 2, 2019 - 2:42pm
January 20, 2019
Pheasants Forever CEO and President Howard Vincent addresses a crowd of 700 corn farmers and guests at the 33rd annual South Dakota Corn Farmers Association meeting in Sioux Falls on Saturday, Jan. 19. Ellen Bardash / Forum News Service
Pheasants Forever’s Vincent speaks on SD conservation efforts
January 20, 2019 - 4:15pm
November 29, 2018
Thune, Rounds urge Trump to mend soybean trade with China ahead of Jinping meeting
November 29, 2018 - 10:44am
November 26, 2018
What do the midterm elections mean for agriculture?
November 26, 2018 - 7:35am
October 11, 2018
Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr, right, receives a tour of the new Midcontinent Communications data center in Fargo from Tom Lynch during his visit to the area on Thursday, Oct. 11. David Samson / Forum News Service
Conquering the 'digital divide' to bring next-gen wireless to farms, rural areas
October 11, 2018 - 6:07pm
October 9, 2018
Area U.S. senators applaud decision for year-round E15 fuel
October 9, 2018 - 6:08pm
Senators brag on the provisions included in its farm bill
July 9, 2018 - 8:37am
June 28, 2018
Ag lawmakers ready for farm bill negotiations
June 28, 2018 - 7:14pm
March 23, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Thune speaks to a crowd in 2017 at Dakotafest in Mitchell, S.D. Forum News Service file photo
Conservation Reserve Program improvements may be part of new farm bill, SD senator says
March 23, 2018 - 6:26pm
February 26, 2018
George Schuler IV, 28, is a co-owner and grain and logistics manager for Minn-Kota Ag Products, Inc., at Breckenridge, Minn. The company does business in North Dakota and Minnesota, and is expanding grain capacity to nearly 9 million bushels. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Market cloud: Tax 'fix' tips scales by 15 cents per bushel to co-ops
February 26, 2018 - 7:35am
Patricia Wolff, American Farm Bureau senior director of congressional relations, says the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has many positive aspects for agriculture. Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service
Tax reform positive for farmers, ranchers
February 26, 2018 - 7:27am
November 30, 2017
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R), right, delivers remarks while U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R), listens during a panel in Mitchell in this file photo. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
SD senator: Doubling child tax credit will have 'tremendous impact' for families
November 30, 2017 - 5:07pm
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