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Hog Farm Corrects Violation Of Company Policy Following Undercover Video

The Pipestone Minnesota System has recently cooperated with the Pipestone County Sheriff’s Office in response to a complaint of animal…

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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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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.

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Loan Guarantees For Electric Companies

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The US Department of Agriculture has announced over one point four billion dollars in loan guarantees to rural electric cooperatives across the country.

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Healthcare Faces Challenges

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The new President of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton says healthcare in general will face many challenges in the next few years.

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Christmas Upon Us In Stores

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It is all around us now, when you go into any large retailer in the state.

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Drop In Oil Prices Reflected In Gas Prices

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Dropping oil prices are partly responsible for a drop of prices at the gas pump.