Kevin McNew

News: July 27 - Aug 2

Aug 2, 2019
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After recent hearings on SNAP benefit eligibility requirements, the USDA issued a rule to reform the process; Representative Johnson discusses these changes. Kevin McNew, chief economist with the Farmer's Business Network, talks the impact of the new farm aid package. The CEO of Blue Dasher Farms explains “Regenerative Ag.” The senior advisor for South Dakota's Department of Agriculture discusses the 2019 Agricultural Economic Contribution Study. And, as always, the political junkies discuss this week's political news. 

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In The Moment ... July 30, 2019 Show 626 Hour 1

South Dakota farmers affected by trade issues and adverse weather can now begin receiving payments as part of the Trump Administration's $16 billion farm aid package.

How were the figures determined, what's the process for receiving paymets and how are they being disbursed?

Kevin McNew, chief economist with the Farmer's Business Network visits about the impact of the new farm aid package.

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In The Moment ... June 11, 2019 Show 593 Hour 1

This years bad weather has the bulk of South Dakota Farmer's facing the imapcts. Kevin McNew is Chief Economist at the Farmer's Business Network. He joins now for a look at the historic season and how if stands to influence yields.