Farmers

FILE - In this June 15, 2018 photo, winter wheat is harvested in a field farmed by Dalton and Carson North near McCracken, Kan. With the start of the winter wheat harvest just weeks ago, U.S. custom harvesters are having problems getting into the country
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May 09, 2020 - 9:40 am
Harvesters struggle to recruit foreign crews during pandemic
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Land O'Lakes
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Jeff Katz
April 17, 2020 - 12:05 pm
Land O'Lakes is doing away with the Native American woman on the front of its packaging. Click here to read more.
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Virginia State University is sponsoring a two-day conference designed to help military veterans who are starting new careers as farmers. (iStock / Getty Images Plus/ jacoblund)
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WRVA News
February 18, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Virginia State University is sponsoring a two-day conference designed to help military veterans who are starting new careers as farmers.
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Michael Bloomberg
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Jeff Katz
February 17, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Mike Bloomberg once said "anybody" could be a farmer and their job doesn't require as much "gray matter." Watch his comments below!
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Northam awards grants to preserve farmland. (Dreamstime)
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January 22, 2019 - 12:44 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration is giving grants to six local governments that will be used to preserve farmland. Northam recently announced that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services was awarding more than $633,000 to Albemarle, Clarke, Fauquier and...
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January 14, 2019 - 1:19 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country. But under longstanding federal law and rules,...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cabinet chiefs and GOP lawmakers celebrated alongside farm and business leaders Tuesday as the Trump administration made good on one of its biggest promised environmental rollbacks, proposing to remove federal protections for...
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September 25, 2018 - 2:20 pm
By JULIET LINDERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China. But even those poised for...
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dreamstime
June 02, 2018 - 9:39 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia say a trade war with Canada, the European Union and Mexico would be "particularly troubling" for farmers, fishermen and wood growers. At stake are sales of lumber, leaf tobacco, seafood and other goods. The state's Department of Agriculture and Consumer...
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