Farm and Food News

Payment Limit Legislation Introduced

On August 4, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Russ Feingold (D-WI) introduced legislation, The Rural America Preservation Act, to establish more stringent farm program payment limits and close legal loopholes that render current limits meaningless.

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Montana: Bozeman Business Finds Value in Damaged Wood
Forestry experts estimate that at least 1 million acres of Montana forests have succumbed to the mountain pine beetle, leaving enormous amounts of standing dead trees. Finish carpenter Neil Wilbert finds the distinctive blue streaks caused by a fungus introduced by the pine beetle beautiful.

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