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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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Bosworth Sentenced To Prison, Sentence Suspended

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has been sentenced to prison for her conviction of violating election filing laws.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.