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South Dakota Dairy President Says American Dairy Exports Are Strong

One of the more positives coming out of last week’s annual meeting for the National Milk Producers Federation is the…

Pork Official Pleased With Trade Case Victory Over Chile

The United States has won a major trade case with Chile over duties placed on pork products.  NPPC Vice President…

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NCBA Pleased With EPA Lowering Ethanol Volume Requirements

One of the agricultural groups pleased with EPA’s decision to lower the biofuel volume requirements for 2014 is the National…

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Agricultural Leaders Have Different Take On King Amendment

Ag leaders have a different take on the King Amendment being considered in the farm bill. National Pork Producers President…

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Ag Secretary Says Mandate Lowered Due To Blend Wall

  Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack weighed in on EPA’s proposed 2014 biofuels mandates under the Renewable Fuels Standard while at…

POET Founder Disappointed With EPA Decision To Lower Ethanol Requirements

Friday’s EPA decision to lower the volume requirements for blending of ethanol into gasoline for 2014 will have a negative…

NPPC Continuing Efforts To Get Rid Of COOL

The National Pork Producers Council along with several other U.S. and Canadian meat groups are continuing their fight to get…

Wheat Growers Want Crop Insurance Intact In The Farm Bill

National Association of Wheat Grower leaders are hoping conferees will complete the farm bill by the end of the year.…

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South Dakota Livestock Groups Announce Plan To Donate To Ranchers

At a news conference today, representatives of the South Dakota Stock Growers, Sheep Growers and Cattlemen’s Association announced they’ve developed…

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Ethanol Executive Disappointed With EPA 2014 Volume Proposal

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed 2014 renewable volume obligations for the renewable fuel standard, which if finalized…

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Iowa Legislature Wraps Up Early

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The 2016 session of the Iowa legislature wrapped up late last week with compromises in funding for Planned Parenthood and the Department of Transportation.

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SD District 18 Gets Independent Senate Candidate

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Matt Stone of Yankton has filed to run for the state Senate from District 18 as an independent.

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Nebraska Unicameral Approves Infrastructure Bank

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts hopes the 600-mile expressway system can be completed now that the Unicameral has approved creation of the state infrastructure bank.