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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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Yankton Initiative To Offer $10,000 For Next Big Idea

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A new group called “Onward Yankton” has been teasing what they have been calling a new initiative for the community.

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Sediment In Lake An Issue

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The amount of sediment flowing into Lewis and Clark Lake from the Niobrara River have groups struggling to find a solution.

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Camping Reservations Being Taken

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With warm weather around the corner, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is gearing up for vacation season and already getting reservations for camping sites at many of the state parks.

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Nebraska Senate Debates Gas Tax

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A bill that would increase the gas tax in Nebraska by six cents a gallon will be up for debate this week.

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Regional Economic Indicator Lower

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for March, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, fell from February’s reading.