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Protecting the health of the U.S. cattle herd

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the push-back on the USDA’s decision to allow imports of Paraguayan beef is solely about protecting the health of the U.S. cattle herd. Kent Bacus, director of Government Affairs with NCBA, says the US food supply is the... Read More.

House Ag Democrats committed to protecting IRA funds

Democrats on the U.S. House Ag Committee say they will not compromise their principles in a bipartisan farm bill. During a call with reporters Tuesday, Ranking Member David Scott of Georgia says Democrats do not support using Inflation Reduction Act funding for other intended... Read More.

Protecting Livestock Grant Program offered to Minnesota producers

A new grant can equip Minnesota livestock producers to better protect their animals from various threats. Courtney VanderMey with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the Protecting Livestock Grant Program provides eligible producers resources to help prevent disease outbreaks and protect animals not covered... Read More.

Protecting prime farmland from green energy

Minnesota Farm Bureau wants to make sure green energy projects don’t take out productive farmland. President Dan Glessing says the organization supports solar and wind as alternate sources. “However, we don’t want to see those solar panels placed on prime farmland. We do have... Read More.