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Former South Dakota Ag Secretary Pushing For Immigration Reform

The American Farm Bureau Federation is sponsoring an immigration reform fly in today in the nation’s capital. Representing South Dakota…

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NCBA Official Says Trade Delay Hurts U.S. Agriculture

U.S. negotiations with the European Union on a Trans Atlantic trade agreement were hampered by the recent government shutdown. It…

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Iowa State Specialist Weighs In On Crop Insurance Claims

Despite a projected record corn crop in the U.S. there may be some producers that collect crop insurance this year…

National Grain And Feed Group Analyzing Proposed Rules

The Food and Drug Administration is publishing their new set of rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act that will…

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Federal Court Upholds Agriculture Against EPA

Last week a federal court ruled in favor of a West Virginia farmer in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection…

South Dakota Ag Land Task Force To Look At County Rental Rates

  The South Dakota Legislature’s Agricultural Land Assessment Task Force will meet Tuesday in Pierre. The panel will hear presentations…

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Rural Affairs Spokesman Says Affordable Care Act Good For Rural Areas

Late last week a New York Times report found the Affordable Care Act is falling short in keeping costs low…

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Sturgis South Dakota Bank Foundation Sponsoring Auctions For Relief Fund

Rollover heifer auctions are being held at 22 regional auction barns in five states. First Interstate Bank’s Mike Johnson says…

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South Dakota Rendering Contractor Picks Up 1400 Dead Cattle Carcasses

Dakota Rendering of Freeman, South Dakota which contracted with the state worked for three weeks and just finished up yesterday…

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South Dakota Dairy President Hoping Immigration Bill Gets Passed Soon

President Obama is pushing House Leaders to get going on passing immigration reform legislation.  Speaker John Boehner has said they…

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Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

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More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

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Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.

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Education To Be Studied Again

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has decided to have another summer study of education in the state.

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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.