Tag: subsidies

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas farmer was sentenced Monday to 2.5 years in prison for federal crop insurance fraud and bankruptcy fraud. Kevin Struss, 63, of Wakeeney, was also ordered to pay $604,303 in…

Farmers and ranchers have enough of their own challenges — fickle weather, food labeling concerns and how to cater to consumers’ evolving tastes, just to name a few. What they don’t need are additional woes…

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s military has warned people who plan to participate in a national strike over fuel price hikes to avoid acts of violence. The military says it will enforce the law during…

While payment amounts for the Market Facilitation Program ? a federal assistance program for farmers hurt by the current trade wars ?  were released last week for each county nationwide, it remains to be seen…