Exports of malted barley – grown and processed in the U.S. – to Mexico are on the rise and the only thing that could halt that booming trend would be the collapse of the ongoing negotiations to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement.
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today gave the go-ahead to conduct emergency haying on Conservation Reserve Program lands to help provide feed for livestock in drought-stricken areas of Montana and North and South Dakota.
MONTANA, July 5, 2017 - The Western Governors’ Association is calling for changes in the Endangered Species Act, including giving the states a bigger role in deciding when animals should be listed for protection, and – just as importantly – when they can be delisted.
WASHINGTON, July 5, 2017 - Senators from the drought-stricken states of South Dakota, North Dakota and Montana pressed for more relief for livestock operators at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on conservation programs last week.
NORTH DAKOTA, June 21, 2017 - In mid-June on the Northern Plains, spring crops have usually rounded first base, the season’s first cutting of hay is being baled or stacked, and cattle are browsing in knee-deep forage.