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Iowa Cattlemen Association Officials Meet With EPA

Iowa Cattlemen Association officials met with EPA yesterday in Iowa to discuss the future of the state’s environmental rules regarding…

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National Milk Group Hoping Immigration Reform Passes

  National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden says the House will likely pass immigration legislation by the end of…

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Transportation Official Optmistic WRDA Will Pass This Year

  The House recently named their conferees for the Water Resources Development Act legislation now joining the Senate who earlier…

South Dakota NRCS Announces EQIP Sign Up

South Dakota producers have until December 20 to apply for the latest round of funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives…

Mercy For Animals Releases Undercover Video From Oklahoma Hog Farm

   The Mercy for Animals activist group has released an undercover video taken at Tyson contracted West Coast Farms in…

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NPPC Condemns Animal Abuse Shown In Video

  The National Pork Producers Council released a statement today saying abuse uncovered at a Tyson contracted Oklahoma hog farm…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Outlines Policy Priorities

Nebraska Farm Bureau members just completed their policy forum looking at issues brought forth by their county organizations.  Vice President…

ICCI Pushing For Stronger DNR Clean Water Permit Rules

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement members told the State Environmental Protection Commission they want the state DNR to do a…

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SDSU Students Holding Fundraising Dinner For Rancher Relief Fund

Members of the SDSU Student Association are hosting a dinner this Friday at the SDSU student Union to benefit the…

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South Dakota Showdown Series Raises 17 Tons Of Food For Food Banks

The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council’s showdown series between SDSU and USD was highlighted last week when the two schools…

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Human Trafficking Bills Have Congressional Support

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Several bills have been passed in the U.S. House to address human trafficking.

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Iowa Unemployment Drops

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The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."

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Bill Seeks To Prevent Wage Theft

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Four Iowans who say they've been the victims of wage theft testified at the statehouse Tuesday, part of an effort by Senate Democrats to build support for a bill that would require businesses to provide employees with a written record of how they're to be paid.

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Nebraska Concerned About Possible Measles Outbreak

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Nebraska health officials express concern that a measles outbrak that began in Disneyland could spread throughout the country.

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Resolution Would Demand End To US Department Of Education

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The South Dakota House debated a resolution yesterday calling for the abolition of the US Department of Education.