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Farm bill extension seems imminent

Will the next farm bill get done on time?  That was a common question during Farmfest in southwest Minnesota this week. House Agriculture Committee member Angie Craig tells Brownfield she’s optimistic the new farm bill will be completed by the end of the year. “Which... Read More.

Rep. Nunn has optimistic farm bill outlook

U.S. Congressman Zach Nunn says he’s optimistic lawmakers will finalize the 2023 Farm Bill before the end of the year. “I have asked GT Thompson, the Chairman himself, if we can get this done by September,” Nunn said. “He believes very confidently we have... Read More.

Variable rate farm loans reflecting rate hike

An economist says farmers will see the latest rate hike by the Federal Reserve reflected in their operating loans.  Senior rural economist Matt Clark with Terrain tells Brownfield most operating notes come with variable interest. “Every time the Fed bumps up 50 basis points or... Read More.