Local

Senate Ag Chair Wants House To Send Farm Bill Over

Senate Ag Chair Wants House To Send Farm Bill Over

 

Monday, Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow says her chamber is ready to get moving on conferencing a farm bill. She says they’re waiting for House leaders to send the measure over so the work can begin. Stabenow says the final package will need to be put together in a bi partisan fashion like the Senate did and not like the House recently did when they approved a farm only piece of legislation.

Stabenow says there’s a lot of work to do and time is short so the House needs to get moving to avoid expiration of the present farm bill.

Stabenow says she’s spoken with House Ag Leaders Frank Lucas and Colin Peterson. She says she won’t support any more farm bill extensions.

Recent Headlines

in Agriculture

Lawsuit Filed Against MN B10 Mandate

Biodiesel Pump

Seven organizations representing oil and automobile companies have filed a lawsuit to strike down Minnesota’s B-10 biodiesel mandate. The group…

in National

Making headlines this week

AP337694203991_19

A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

in National

Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

harley

The problem was found through customer complaints.

in Agriculture

Soybean Industry White Paper on Cost of Slow Biotech Approvals

soybeans 1

A new white paper shows the high cost globally of delays in biotech soybean traits. U.S. and South American soybean…

in Agriculture

Avian Influenza Reason To Continue Tight Biosecurity

turkey-poults

South Dakota State Ag Officials are reminding poultry producers to keep practicing good biosecurity.