One economic issue getting a lot of attention is particularly associated with rural areas: agriculture. Global trade, relationships with countries such as China and Mexico, and agricultural commodity prices have a major impact on ag and farming due to the large quantity of commodity crops we export around the world. Prices for corn and soybeans ...
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Click to listen: RuralMN Radio, 1/11/19 We’re with Kevin Paap, president of Minnesota Farm Bureau, again this week to continue our conversation on the Farm Bill and some of the big issues with agriculture this legislative session.
This week we talk with Kevin Paap, president of Minnesota Farm Bureau, to talk about what’s going on with ag exports, relief for farmers affected by the trade war, and opening more markets for Minnesota products.
We continue our conversation with Dave Ladd of RDL Associates talking about the issues and components of the recently passed and signed Farm Bill.
Dave Ladd, president RDL& Associates and a CRPD board member, joins us this week to talk about the recently passed Farm Bill. Dave discusses some of the high points of the bill, in particular the rural development section, which addresses both physical and technological infrastructure.
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.
Dave Ladd of RDL Associates joins us again to talk about some of the politics that go into passing a federal farm bill and why we won’t see one passed this year.