KSU to hold eight combustible grain workshops this summer across the Midwest (06-13-13) -- Manhattan, KS—In order to increase safety awareness at grain elevators, feed mills, and other grain processing facilities, Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry is offering workshops, in English and in Spanish, to address combustible dust hazards.
Subsidies out, crop insurance up in farm bill (06-12-13) -- WASHINGTON – Minnesota’s farmers face an end to direct crop subsidies but would gain a more generous crop insurance in the Senate version of the five-year farm bill that was approved Monday night.
Spring planting hasn't caught up yet (06-04-13) -- Wet weather continued to vex farmers last week, which means planting of Minnesota’s main crops remains behind schedule.
Federated Insurance Offers Health Reform Solution For Small Employers (05-15-13) -- Federated Insurance, your association’s recommended insurance carrier, has recently developed a strategy for small employer accounts (50 or fewer employees) to change their plan year and renew their coverage on December 1, 2013, deferring the impact of many portions of the ACA until December 1, 2014 versus January 1, 2014.
Supreme Court Supports Monsanto in Seed Replication Case (05-15-13) -- WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that farmers could not use Monsanto’s patented genetically altered soybeans to create new seeds without paying the company a fee.
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