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April 24, 2014

Rail fertilizer deliveries being tracked

It took the Surface Transportation Board (STB) about a week to react to criticism of the railroads serving the upper Midwest and Plains states that occurred at a hearing in Washington, D.C.
April 23, 2014

Commerce to investigate Mexican sugar imports

The U.S. Commerce Department says it will investigate charges that Mexico is dumping sugar cane and sugarbeets below cost on the U.S. market.
April 22, 2014

Vermont approves bill requiring mandatory GM labeling

The Vermont state senate passed H.112, a bill that would require mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
April 22, 2014

Sen. Franken talks sugar, rail service in Minn.

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.—Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., said he’ll do what he can to help Red River Valley sugarbeet growers hurt by slow rail service and imports of subsidized Mexican sugar.
April 22, 2014

Sidney Sugars announces top 10 beet growers

The top 10 sugarbeet growers for Sidney Sugars Inc., in Sidney, Mont., were announced by Russ Fullmer, ag manager at Sidney Sugars.
April 22, 2014

Farmers sign on to Odessa water project

Eastern Washington farmers have committed $48 million to bring water from the Columbia River to their farms in the Odessa Subarea.
April 21, 2014

Farm bill means big changes for ag

The 2014 farm bill represents a big transition for a major sector of the economy.
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