Collin Peterson, facing the toughest re-election race of his career, is banking on voters not wanting to lose his clout and experience, but the House Agriculture Committee chairman is up against both a well-funded GOP challenger and President Donald Trump, whose campaign is "all in" for winning Minnesota.
E15, gasoline blended with 15% ethanol, saw modest growth over the last year as President Donald Trump's order to lift the ban on year-round sales approaches its one-year anniversary at the end of this week.
Producers utilized a listening session featuring two of the most influential men in ag policy to express their displeasure with the state of affairs for rural America, putting them in a mode that varied between explanatory and defensive.
The delay in passing and implementing the 2018 farm bill has left hemp producers and state departments of agriculture dealing with a world of uncertainty regarding everything from importing seed to providing guidance to law enforcement about how to regulate the transportation of hemp across state lines.
After finding Enbridge’s final environmental impact statement (FEIS) on the Line 3 tar sands pipeline inadequate, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has asked the state Department of Commerce to answer questions about pipeline’s underlying topography and to clarify some parts of its analysis.