Posts tagged with "ranchers"

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 […]

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 […]

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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