Farm Forum

HURON – On Aug. 6, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $345.5 million in 20 infrastructure projects to improve rural electric service in 14 states. Included in this announcement are two projects for South Dakota totaling $2…

Farm Forum

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is pleased to announce that fourteen projects statewide, almost twice as many as last year, have been awarded funding through the Good Food Access Program (GFAP). A total of $233,750 in grant funds has been awarded to projects t…

Ag Life

Hubby and I went for a long drive the other day. We were checking the crops, enjoying the warm sunshine, and appreciating the beautiful countryside. Well, one mile led to another and before we knew it, we had traveled back to my old stomping grounds. My, oh my, things had certainly changed a…

Ag Life

WASHINGTON – On July 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kicked off the annual government-wide Feds Feed Families campaign. The food drive is an annual event in which Federal employees in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and throughout the country collect food for distribution…

Ag Life

“Mom, that’s a female yellow pepper because it has four bumps,” my 14-year-old daughter said as she pointed at the peppers on a cutting board. “It’s sweeter.”