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Open Range Beef Opens Beef Slaughtering Plant In Gordon Nebraska

Wednesday, a new beef slaughtering facility opened in Gordon, Nebraska. Open Range Beef spent five months renovating and remodeling the…

NCGA Mobilizing Members To Comment Against EPA Proposal

  The National Corn Growers Association is mobilizing its members to give comments to EPA on their proposal to cut…

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Nebraska Farmers Union Members To Decide Policy And Hold Elections

Nebraska Farmers Union members are holding their 100th annual convention Friday and Saturday in Grand Island.  President John Hansen says…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Leader Says Trade Deals Are Paying Off

  President Obama says there’s been a 20 percent increase in trade between the United States and Colombia since the…

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Iowa Cheese Plant Manager Keynotes Ag United’s Annual Meeting

  This week, Agropur Cheese Plant General Manager Tim Czmowski keynoted Ag United’s Annual meeting. He told the group, there’s…

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Baltic South Dakota Fuel Retailer To Testify Before EPA On RFS Volumes

Baltic, South Dakota fuel retailer Bruce Vollan is scheduled to testify before EPA in Virginia Thursday on their RFS volume…

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Northern Plains Nitrogen Holding An Equity Drive

  Northern Plains Nitrogen is holding its equity drive for a world scale nitrogen fertilizer production facility northwest of Grand…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Official Has Concerns With EPA Pushing China

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy says she intends to push Chinese officials on their climate control and air pollution efforts during…

Conservation Stewardship Sign Up Underway At NRCS Offices

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is taking application sign up under the Conservation Stewardship Program from now until January 17. …

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CME Group Officials Are Against Residual Interest Proposal

CME Group officials say they’re opposed to the CFTC’s residual interest proposal.  This is one of the new customer protection…

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Water Management Policy is the Focus in Pierre Today

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The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature is meeting to discuss water management policy.

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

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Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

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Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

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Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.