Farm Fest 2018 will feature the “World Series” of candidate forums with big races in the Senate, Congress and for governor. Kent Thiesse tells us more about this annual ag event Aug. 7-9 at the Gilfillan Estate near Redwood Falls.
Dave Ladd of RDL & Associates is our guest again this week talking about the impact of tariffs on trade for agriculture and other American industries. We talk about the importance of being seen as a reliable trading partner on the international scene for our state economy, both urban and rural.
Dave Ladd, president of RDL & Associates, joins us today to talk about the impact of the current tariffs and trade wars on our economy and individuals.
We’re back again with Tim Velde, Yellow Medicine County farmer and member of the Center for Rural Policy and Development’s board representing Minnesota Farmers Union. This week Tim and Jim talk about a top concern of farmers, access to health care and health insurance.
We catch up this week with Yellow Medicine County farmer Tim Velde, a member the the Center for Rural Policy and Development’s board representing Minnesota Farmers Union. Tim talks about how the one bill that always passed, the federal Farm Bill, was held up and why.
This week we finish our conversation with Center board member and Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap. Kevin touches on the Farm Bill and health insurance for farmers.
Center board member and Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap joins us again to talk about the current state of agriculture in Minnesota. This week we talk about renewable fuels and how changes in the standards at the federal level could affect corn and soybean growers in this uniquely volatile and unpredictable industry. We ...
Center board member and Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap joined us recently to talk about the current state of agriculture in Minnesota and the possible impacts some policies being discussed right now, like tariffs and NAFTA, could have on the industry and farmers.
Each year, the Center for Rural Policy and Development produces the State of Rural Minnesota report, a brief update on the economy and demography of rural Minnesota. As policy discussions concerning rural Minnesota unfold, it is important to understand the past, present, and potential futures of our rural regions.
Kent Thiesse, vice president at MinnStar Bank and a Farm Management Specialist, joins us today to talk about what renegotiating NAFTA, or pulling out of it altogether, would mean for agriculture, especially in the Upper Midwest.