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Delegate Session Recap with MN Farm Bureau

Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin Paap visited with KASM on Thursday morning to discuss the conclusion of the delegate session at the American Farm Bureau 100th Annual Convention.

KASM check-in with Rep. Jeanne Poppe

Chair of the Agriculture and Food Finance and Policy Division Representative Jeanne Poppe joined KASM to highlight agricultural issues and the new administration in St. Paul:

Legislative Update with Senator Torrey Westrom

Senator Westrom joined KASM for our weekly legislative update this week. Topics discussed include broadband, hands-free cell usage and agriculture.

MN Ag Expo right around the corner!

Minnesota Soybean Manager of Industry Relations Sara Hewitt joined KASM on Thursday during Noontime News. Hewitt previewed MN Ag Expo in Mankato on January 23rd and 24th.

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown

(Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of […]


RSS Minnesota News Network

  • Walz challenges Senate Repubs: Take a vote on gun sale criminal background checks January 19, 2019
    Governor Tim Walz this week challenged Senate Republicans on the issue of criminal background checks for gun sales.  “Go ahead and have the vote and make it clear where you stand,” says Walz, “And go ahead and allow Minnesotans to see where you stand, because if you’re right on this, they’re certainly going to back […]
    Bill Werner
  • MN Atty Gen Ellison prepared to take legal action against federal gov’t over shutdown January 19, 2019
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says he’s been researching possible legal action against the federal government if the shutdown continues.  “We’re prepared to take full use of the legal system to enforce the contracts and the commitments that the federal government has made,” he says. Ellison wouldn’t speculate about exactly what his office might do, […]
    Bill Werner
  • Argosy University files for receivership in federal court January 18, 2019
    State officials say the company that owns Argosy University, which has a campus in Eagan with about a thousand students, has filed for receivership in federal court. Higher Education Commissioner Dennis Olson says they don’t know at this time if Argosy University will remain in operation, but officials will work to prevent an abrupt closure […]
    Bill Werner
  • Army Corps extends public comment period on Enbridge request for Line 3 pipeline permit January 18, 2019
    The U-S Army Corps of Engineers is taking public comment for an additional month, through February 21st, on one of the permits Enbridge is requesting to upgrade its controversial Line 3 pipeline through northern Minnesota. Officials say they want to ensure interested parties have ample time to review the information and give them meaningful feedback. […]
    Bill Werner

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World Pork Expo 2018

World Pork Expo 2018

Dairy Discussion Forum 2018