Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
FARGO — National FFA President Luke O’Leary visited North Dakota this week for the state FFA convention, and he addressed concerns raised by a former FFA member’s blog post that accused the organization of not being inclusive enough.
MENOKEN, N.D. — Though many fields in the area remain damp from the wet, cool spring, the staff at Menoken Farm are finding plenty of projects to keep them busy, like no-till planting potatoes, working in the high tunnel garden, experimenting with biochar and making worm juice.
Once in awhile, I work with my kids at home. It’s not often, but it does happen. A few weeks ago, I knew I would be getting my girls a little early and planned to quit early. But a couple breaking news stories that day disrupted my plans. I asked my girls to play nicely while I did some quick interviews and finished things up. I was amazed both at how well my stories went and how well my children behaved. And then, just as I was giving my stories a final look, it started:
WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency offices across the nation will open up for three days to assist agricultural producers with existing farm loans, to ensure the agency provides tax documents to borrowers and release proceeds from the sale of loan security.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to move ahead with new restrictions for able-bodied adults without dependents on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.