NDFU President Mark Watne ~ Sue Balcom on Gardening

Thursday, June 14 – Mark Watne, president of the North Dakota Farmers Union, joins us to discuss his recent trip to Moscow where he spoke at the general assembly of the World Farmers Organisation. He’ll also address the Senate’s new Farm Bill, the recently failed house version, and the implications the bill has for nutrition benefits, the SNAP program. ~~~ Tom Isern shares this week’s Plains Folk essay, “Barrels and Jars.” ~~~ Sue Balcom of the “Root Sellers” farm near Mandan joins us with some gardening tips. ~~~ Ashley and Seth Habhegger have our What’s Happening calendar of events.

Mark Watne