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PNS Daily News - December 13, 2019 


Brexit wins at the polls in the U.K.; major changes come to New England immigration courts today; and more than a million acres in California have been cleared for oil and gas drilling.

2020Talks - December 13, 2013  


The House passes legislation to reign in drug prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders is on the upswing, and entrepreneur Andrew Yang plays Iowa congressional candidate J.D. Scholten - who's running against long-time incumbent Steve King - in a game of basketball.

Public News Service - MT: Hunger/Food/Nutrition

PHOTO: food ready to be donated. Photo Credit: Deborah Smith

HELENA, Mont. - Montana's biggest food drive of the year is this weekend. Nonperishable foods are picked up at the mailbox Saturday. "Stamp Out Hunger" food collections take place across the nation, and donations are used locally. Joy Bruck, AARP Montana state president, says AARP has teamed up wit

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - "Finding food in farm country" is the focus of a Montana Farmers Union workshop this Thursday in Great Falls. Although the state is well known for wheat and cattle-calf operations, ready-to-use local products for the dinner table are tougher to find, and MFU is committed to chan

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Politics, farming and food take center stage this week at the Montana Farmers Union's annual meeting and convention. This year's theme is "From the soil to the salad bar," and the event includes educational workshops on using Global Positioning Satellite technology on the farm

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Sixty thousand dollars is headed to four locations in Montana to build hoop-style greenhouses - greenhouses that will provide education about agriculture, as well as local fresh fruits and vegetables. The money comes from the Montana Farmers Union (MFU). It is the third ti

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - A group of Montana farmers and ranchers are taking a break during harvest time to visit members of Congress today in Washington. The Montana Farmers Union (MFU) members have a list of concerns to share from back home, and MFUlegislative and project specialist Chris Christiaens s

HELENA, Mont. - Genetically modified (GM) wheat is still "poison" for Montana growers' pocketbooks. A new review of consumer attitudes in Europe, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan shows if GM wheat is introduced in the U.S., buyers will reject Montana wheat because of the possibility of contamination. A

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - A greenhouse grant will bring real-world agriculture experiences to high school students in Great Falls. The Montana Farmers Union has granted $13,500 to the Electric City Agriculture Academy Program at CM Russell High School to pay for a new greenhouse. School program coordin

LIVINGSTON, Mont. - Time to put together the shopping list for holiday meals, and Montanans are being challenged this year to keep it local. The key is to be adventurous and look for stand-ins for traditional Thanksgiving foods that can't be found naturally available in Big Sky Country. Annie Conl

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