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USB Leaders Tout American Soybean Quality To European Customers

United Soybean Board leaders met recently with European buyers in Turkey. USB Vice Chair and Minnesota farmer Jim Call says…

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Pardoned Thanksgiving Turkeys Come From Minnesota This Year

President Obama is expected to pardon the annual thanksgiving Turkey today. Minnesota Turkey Grower’s Executive Director Steve Olson says the…

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Nebraska Ag Department Investigating Bovine TB Case

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is investigating an outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in the northeast part of the state discovered…

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South Dakota Congresswoman Wants Farm Bill Done This Year

South Dakota Representative Kristi Noem says she’s pushing for resolution on a final farm bill before the end of the…

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South Dakota Agriculture Secretary Backs New Raw Milk Rule

  New South Dakota raw milk rule regulations go into effect December 11. State Agriculture Secretary Lucas Lentsch says there’s…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Calls For Stricter Animal Abuse Penalties

  At their annual meeting over the weekend South Dakota Farm Bureau members re elected President Scott Vanderwal to another…

Minnesota Farmers Union Calls For Repeal Of Equipment Repair Sales Tax

Minnesota Farmers Union members over the weekend approved three special orders of business at their annual convention. President Doug Peterson…

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North Dakota Farmers Union Elects New President

  North Dakota Farmers Union members have elected a new President replacing Elwood Woody Barth. Mark Watne who worked in…

Minnesota Farm Bureau Donates To South Dakota Ranchers And Approves Policy

Minnesota Farm Bureau members wrapped up their annual meeting over the weekend by passing policies for the coming year. President…

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Stockmen’s Livestock Auction In Yankton South Dakota Has New Owners

  Stockman’s Livestock in Yankton, South Dakota has a new owner.  Nebraska native Kylie Hammond has purchased the auction business…

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UNL Study Finds Regional Economy Shaky

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Consumer confidence is down at the beginning of the year, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research.

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad Prepares for Economic Drop

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Uncertainty remains about the farm economy and Iowa’s future budget situation, causing Governor Terry Branstad to think over his options.

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Debate Over Hog Ownership in the Nebraska Legislature

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A bill lifting the ban on meat-packers owning hogs in Nebraska passed the Unicameral...and split its rural delegation.

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Yankton School Board Gets Facility Study Update

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The Yankton School Board got an update at their meeting last night on the facilities improvement study that is underway.

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Avera Sacred Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Recertified

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton were recently re certified after undergoing a peer-reviewed accreditation process.