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Heavily Subsidized Organic Grain Mill Could Cost North Dakota, Federal Taxpayers Millions

Heavily Subsidized Organic Grain Mill Could Cost North Dakota, Federal Taxpayers Millions

I have an article at Watchdog.org today about Earth Harvest Mills, an organic grain mill near Harvey, North Dakota, that has gone belly up. You may recognize the name from recent news reports about the Public Service Commission paying out nearly $1 million from a state indemnity fund to grain producers who got stiffed by

Federal, State Officials Won't Say How Much Of $10.4 Million In Taxpayer Loans Earth Harvest Mills Still Owes

Yesterday I posted a response to a FOIA request from USDA Rural Development Director Jasper Schneider’s office which confirmed two outstanding loans guaranteed by the federal taxpayers totaling $8.4 million made to Earth Harvest Mills, which is facing insolvency charges from North Dakota’s Public Service Commission. I’ve been working on confirming what balance remains on

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