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Renewable Fuels Official Says Senate Measure Threatens Biofuels Future

Senators Tom Coburn and Dianne Feinstein plan to introduce legislation to eliminate conventional biofuel from the Renewable Fuel Standard. Renewable…

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South Dakota Farm Leader Wants CFTC To Fix Dodd Frank Rule

  The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has decided to abandon a court challenge of their position limit’s rule. The Court…

Humane Society Of The United States Joins Groups Supporting COOL

  The Humane Society of the United States along with three other groups are asking a Federal Appeals Court to…

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United States Cattlemen’s Association Wants COOL Left Intact

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association has joined three other groups in asking Farm Bill conferees to keep the Country of Origin…

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SDSU Swine Club Hosting Center For Food Integrity Director

  The South Dakota State University Swine Club’s guest speaker on campus tonight is Center for Food Integrity’s Director Charlie…

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Aberdeen Development Corporation Not Involved In EB 5 With Northern Beef

Federal authorities are investigating the financial dealings of the bankrupt Northern Beef Packing plant and the federal EB 5 immigrant…

Pipestone Systems CEO Weighs In On Animal Rights Group Investigation

The CEO of Pipestone Systems Dr. Luke Minion says the credibility of Mercy for Animals is in question.  That’s after…

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Milk Group Pleased Teamsters Backing Dairy Security Act

The Teamsters Union has reversed their earlier position and is now backing the Dairy Security Act as part of the…

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Iowa State Study Shows Poultry Industry Has Positive Carbon Footprint

A recently released report by Iowa State University shows that the poultry industry has had a significant positive impact on…

Nebraska Farm Bureau Wants TPA Granted To President

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus wants to get the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP trade agreement…

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Water Management Policy is the Focus in Pierre Today

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The Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force of the South Dakota legislature is meeting to discuss water management policy.

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

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Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

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Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

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Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.