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Senator Grassley Asking Conferees To Retain Payment Limits In Farm Bill

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is encouraging farm bill conferees to approve his payment limits provision in the new farm bill.…

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Platte Livestock’s Rollover Auction Nets $ 85,000 For Ranchers Relief Fund

This week’s Rollover Heifer Auction in Platte, South Dakota this week raised $ 85,000 for the Ranchers Relief Fund.  Platte…

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Renewable Fuel Association Says Ethanol Targeted For More Attacks

The Renewable Fuel Association says attacks are mounting in Congress on ethanol and the renewable fuel standard. One of the…

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Growth Energy And Two Other Groups Intervening In RFS Volume Case

Growth Energy, Renewable Fuel Association and Bio Tech Industry groups have filed a motion to intervene in a U.S. Court…

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South Dakota Stock Growers Director Says $ 600,000 In Rancher Relief Fund

The Ranchers Relief Fund set up to benefit West River ranchers injured by last month’s blizzard has now collected over…

South Dakota Bio Tech Executive Backs Farm Group’s Stance On Traits

The Farm Bureau, Soybean, Corn and Canola grower groups have written the U.S. Trade Representative and Agriculture Secretary raising concerns…

Northwest Iowan Chosen National FFA Officer

Iowa State Student Steven Brockshus has been chosen as a National Vice President for the FFA. Brockshus who grew up…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Starts Cares Fund For Ranchers

  The South Dakota Farm Bureau has set up the Farm Bureau Cares Fund to assist livestock producers in the…

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Sioux Falls Regional Livestock’s Rollover Auction Raises $ 35,000

Monday, a rollover heifer auction was held at Sioux Falls Regional Livestock near Worthing to benefit the Ranchers Relief Fund. …

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Sioux Falls Regional Livestock Holding Benefit Auction For Relief Fund

   A roll over auction is being held today at Sioux Falls Regional Livestock near Worthing to help benefit the…

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Concerns Grow That New Tax Money Will Be Misused

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A Rapid City legislator says she is concerned that the money from new taxes passed this year may not go where they are intended.

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South Dakota Legislative Summer Study Includes Medicaid Finance

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One of the summer studies for the South Dakota legislature this year will be the finances of Medicaid providers.

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SD Senator Mike Rounds Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds met with Judge Merrick Garland this week in his Washington office.

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SD School Districts Using New Funding Formula in Contract Negotiations

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School districts around South Dakota have been getting information from the state Department of Education about the new funding formula, and how it will affect each district.

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New Effort to Allocate Funding Forms in Nebraska

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The Nebraska Department of Roads has formed a group to figure out how to allocate funding for county bridge improvements