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Crop insurance

April 9, 2018
Understory Inc., of Madison, Wis., has developed weather network stations, including novel rainfall sensors that involve instruments that, among other things,  measure the size, shape and accumulation of precipitation hitting an 8-inch diameter steel ball on a 10-foot shaft. Photo provided by Understory, Inc. Understory / Special to Forum News Service
'Hyper-local' weather: Service touts its individual networks for farms
April 9, 2018 - 6:31am
February 13, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, at left.    File photo
ND Congressional delegation takes issue with Trump budget cuts to farmers, ranchers
February 13, 2018 - 7:34pm
January 11, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D.
ND forum focuses on questions about this year's federal farm bill
January 11, 2018 - 10:06pm
March 20, 2017
Knutson: Federal crop insurance has broad support
March 20, 2017 - 1:00am
March 6, 2017
Farmers and lawmakers are looking at changes in the 2018 farm bill administered by USDA. Michelle Rook / Special to Agweek
Ag committees begin work on new farm bill
March 6, 2017 - 10:30am
February 15, 2017
Rep. Kristi Noem speaks during a forum at Dakotafest earlier this year. Matt Gade/Forum News Service
Noem seeks crop insurance revisions for next Farm Bill
February 15, 2017 - 6:10pm
March 31, 2016
Court drops oral arguments in spud fraud case
March 31, 2016 - 8:30pm
February 11, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about counter-terrorism and the United States fight against Islamic State during an address to the nation from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, December 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool
Obama budget proposes crop insurance cuts
February 11, 2016 - 10:30pm
January 8, 2016
Amy Ryan, manager of Progressive Ag Agency in Fargo, ND, presents her 2016 crop insurance update to attendees of the 2016 NDSU Extension Service Roundup at the Ramsey County Courthouse in Devils Lake, ND on January 5, 2016. (Nick Nelson/Forum News Service
Crop insurance more important than ever
January 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
December 27, 2015
New crop insurance boosts farm diversification
December 27, 2015 - 12:01am
October 30, 2015
Crop insurance cuts cut from federal budget bill
October 30, 2015 - 5:00am
October 28, 2015
Farm groups, insurers blast budget agreement
October 28, 2015 - 5:19pm
August 11, 2015
Mike Jacobs
THE ONLOOKER: Build habitat with incentives for landowners
August 11, 2015 - 6:00am
March 10, 2015
Crop insurance fraud yields prison time for North Dakota potato farmers
March 10, 2015 - 9:11am
February 3, 2015
Lee Dick of Courtenay, N.D., thinks it's wrong that he had to spend $40,000 in legal fees to fight a successful appeal when his crop insurance company denied a $120,000 prevent-plant crop insurance claim from the 2012 crop year.  Photo taken Jan. 8, 2015, Courtenay, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Many farmers have won appeals of prevented-plant claim denials from 2012
February 3, 2015 - 11:00am