"[T]he way things are going, I believe farmers are going to have to vote with their checkbook when it comes time," said one North Dakota farmer.
Attorneys for Cosby were expected to ask that he remain free on appeal.
Before leaving Tehran to attend the U.N. General Assembly in New York, President Hassan Rouhani accused the U.S. of being a "bully" that wants to create insecurity in the Islamic Republic.
The strongman has blamed White House pressure for a financial crisis that began long before this summer's spat over detained U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson.
"I've been waiting a really long time for this day to come," said a police detective who has worked the case for 12 years.