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POTUS misses call for farm bill in SOTU

Some ag groups are disappointed that President Biden failed to mention the farm bill in his recent State of the Union Address. Renewable Fuels Association CEO Geoff Cooper tells Brownfield the President provided very little detail on his energy or agriculture policies. “We were hoping... Read More.

Time is now to call lawmakers to action

Commentary. Many state commodity organizations and other agricultural membership groups are heading to Washington, D.C. in coming weeks to meet with the lawmakers that represent them there. The importance of these visits and of a united voice for agriculture reaching U.S. Representatives and U.S. Senators... Read More.

House Republicans call for H-2A wage freeze

New legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House that would freeze H-2A worker wages at 2023 levels. Michigan Republican John Moolenaar is the bill sponsor. “Sometimes these issues get caught up with immigration issues and others,” he says.  “We want to simplify this... Read More.

Minnesota Farmers Union continues call for lower healthcare costs

Many farm families are burdened by the high cost of healthcare. Minnesota Farmers Union president Gary Wertish says his organization continues to ask the state legislature for solutions. “We spent a lot of time on healthcare last year and got some things moving forward (like)... Read More.

Call it a Comeback; Swedes Win in 5

LINDSBORG, Kan. ( - The Swedes hosted their first home game of the season against the Peru State Bobcats in an exciting five match contest. Swedes dominated early leading the first set 13-8. The Bobcats were then able to find some momentum and... Read More.

2023 Love Sterling Call for Projects

STERLING, Kan. - The Sterling College Office of Student Life and the City of Sterling announce the adoption of City-wide Community Cleanup Day as a part of 2023 Love Sterling!The 13th Annual Love Sterling event will be on Saturday, April 22, and the group... Read More.