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South Dakota Corn Executive Says Farm Bill Needs Completing

Both bodies of Congress are on Thanksgiving break and Ag leaders failed to reach a compromise on the farm bill…

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South Dakota State Senator Wants Hearings On Infrastructure Needs

  South Dakota State Senator Mike Vehle of Mitchell wants to hold hearings in January to come up with solutions…

NFU Weighs In On CFTC Board Nominations

  Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow says the Senate likely won’t take up nominations to the Commodity Futures Trading…

National Pork Board Finalizes Budget And Sets Up Task Force

The National Pork Board has finalized their 2014 budget and will be putting a task force together to develop a…

Iowa Coalition Files Notice Of Intent To Possibley Sue Hog Farm

An Iowa coalition of community, environmental and animal welfare groups have filed a notice of intent to sue Maschoff farms…

FFA Students Raise Over $ 17,000 To Help West River FFAers

  The South Dakota FFA Foundation recently created a fund to help West River FFA students who either lost animals…

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American Farm Bureau Survey Shows Thanksgiving Meal Cost Down

Consumers have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving with the price of the holiday meal dropping from a…

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NFU Pleased Conferees Pressing Ahead On The Farm Bill

  House and Senate conferees are working to try and reach agreement this week on a framework for the farm…

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South Dakota Corn Growers Receive USDA Grant

USDA has awarded a $ 99,983 grant to the South Dakota Corn Growers Association for farmer education.  Corn Grower’s Executive…

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USB Leaders Says E.U. Buyers More Accepting Of GMO Soybeans

United Soybean Board leaders meeting in Turkey says they making headway in the European market with U.S. soybeans.  USB Vice…

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Prestage Farms Moving Forward For New Pork Processing Plant

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Prestage Farms plans to press on with plans for a new pork processing plant.

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Iowa Tax Collections Down in April

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State tax collections in Iowa were down dramatically in April, by almost 19 percent.

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Wet Spring May Be in Nebraska’s Future

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A climatologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says we could be in for a wet spring.

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Sen. Fischer Fight Against ISIS Needs Clear Objective

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the only way additional troops will be helpful in the fight against the Islamic State is if there is a clear objective in mind.

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SDHDA Is Inviting Applicants For ESG Program

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The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting nonprofits and units of local government to submit applications for funding from the Emergency Solutions Grant Program