secretary of agriculture

USDA Urged To Maintain Access To Crop Insurance Due To Delayed Planting

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — Our wet spring forced delays in planting for farmers across the region. North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven says absent a dramatic improvement in weather conditions, unplanted acres in our region will be significant. Global wheat stocks are tightening due to the war in Ukraine and weather challenges in the U.S. Hoeven and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar…

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Meets With North Dakota Leaders, Farmers

Topics like trade and the Farm Bill were discussed

HARWOOD, N.D. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joins North Dakota leaders to hear from farmers. With trade issues and harsh weather hitting farmers, it’s been a challenging year for North Dakota producers. “It’s tough here in North Dakota, it’s tough across the U.S. I hear the answer is trade, trade, trade. We’re blessed to be in a country where…

Agriculture Secretary Joins North Dakota Leaders for Unveiling of Grand Farm

Grand Farm aims to be the world's first completely autonomous farm

SOUTHEAST OF ST. BENEDICT, N.D. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  joined North Dakota leaders for the ribbon–cutting of Grand Farm, a project led by entrepreneurial group Emerging Prairie. Grand Farm aims to be the world’s first completely autonomous farm. Developers want it to demonstrate the next generation of precision agriculture, which uses data and technology to aim for better…