We are currently looking for wean to finish barns and will provide assistance with either a down-payment or obtaining financing for qualified individuals. Call Andy or Tom at 507-373-3133 if you have a barn available or are looking at building a new barn.
U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard in the U.S. District Court for
Middle Florida issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday against USDA, blocking
the department from sending out debt relief to socially disadvantaged farmers
while the legal battle over the program continues.
BMinority Loan Relief Blocked
Farmers can contribute to a new public website that will show rootworm
trapping results from 12 states and five Canadian provinces.
BPut Corn Rootworm on the Map
Farmers told members of a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Wednesday that
disaster aid such as WHIP-Plus has been slow to respond to natural disasters,
typically because Congress must reauthorize the program for each year. Farmers
and lawmakers floated the possibility of a permanent disaster program, and the
idea that it could be run by the crop insurance industry.
1^Ag Committee Examines Disaster Aid
Farmland Reserve was announced as the highest bidder on the farm and ranch
assets of Mesa, Washington, rancher Cody Easterday. Easterday pleaded guilty to
wire fraud in a ghost-cattle scam.
BWinning Bid on Easterday Assets: $209M
The Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday held a hearing into some of
the challenges with cattle markets as senators sought some answers to systemic
problems that have faced the cattle industry for years.
BCattle Producers Share Frustration