Posts tagged with "farmers"

St. Charles farmer joins Sen. Klobuchar at Senate hearing on Cuban exports

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 23, 2015

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar was joined by a St. Charles farmer at a Senate hearing on increasing agriculture exports to Cuba. At the hearing, Klobuchar pushed her bipartisan bill to lift the trade embargo and discussed the steps we can take to ensure our farmers and ranchers benefit from modernizing our relationship with Cuba. Klobuchar […]

Klobuchar believes better Cuban relations good for American farmers and businesses

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 9, 2015

On Friday U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said that modernizing relations between the United States and Cuba will create major economic opportunities for American farmers and businesses. During a speech before the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba, Klobuchar made the case that normalizing our ties with Cuba and increasing travel and commerce could jumpstart U.S. […]

USDA implements Klobuchar Farm Bill provisions

Posted by HBC Newsdesk July 8, 2014

The office of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is implementing two critical Farm Bill provisions the Senator authored to help protect farmers and ranchers and improve conservation. The USDA is implementing Klobuchar’s provision that will help beginning farmers and ranchers access crop insurance by cutting the costs of […]

Farm Bill heads to President’s desk

Posted by HBC Newsdesk February 4, 2014

The Farm Bill has passed the Senate and now heads to President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says the final legislation will reduce the deficit, strengthen the crop insurance program, eliminate direct payments, maintain the sugar program, and keep nutrition programs strong for Minnesota families. Klobuchar also successfully fought […]

Compromise reached on Farm Bill

Posted by HBC Newsdesk January 28, 2014

Senate and House negotiators have come to an agreement on a five-year Farm Bill. The measure must yet clear the full House and Senate. Minnesota’s Senate and Congressional delegations say the Farm Bill is a good one for the state’s farmers. It reportedly would reduce the deficit, strengthen the crop insurance program, eliminate direct payments, […]

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