Ag News (April 24)

Here are your snippets of today's pertinent ag news:
• SD & MN State FFA Conventions are going steady, wrapping up Tuesday
• Matt Widboom & Chad Hibma have made the Top 10 finalists in the Power To Do More Contest - vote!
• MnSP truck traffic is closed after 5 p.m. Thursday through April 30th
• Senator Franken is pushing for Trump to act on his promise to help MN (and US) dairy farmers
• Texas A & M is adding wine-making as a certified degree

Ag News (April 20)

Here are your snippets of today's pertinent ag news:
• Governor Dayton has announced a number of water quality town hall meetings late July-Oct
• Ag Country Farm Credit Services + United FCS are merging July 1
• Enter Syngenta's #RootedinAg contest
• Deadline is nearing for the Nobles County 4-H Great Goat Giveaway, April 24th.

Key MN Leaders Urge Trump Admin to Support Dairy Farmers

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and Representatives Collin Peterson and Tim Walz, along with Governor Mark Dayton, are urging the Trump administration to address an unfair trade action which is hurting dairy producers.

Ag News (April 11)

Here are your snippets of today's pertinent ag news:
• MN Soy is petitioning to change the blender's tax credit to a production tax credit
• June 13th is the 2017 Biodiesel Open & Bean Blast tournament
• Senator John Thune proposed an increase in CRP cap for 2018 farm bill
• Join the #WasteLess Challenge from the Beef Checkoff