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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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No Deal On Iowa Budget

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Iowa lawmakers return to Des Moines this week, with no apparent movement on the budget dispute.

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Budget Process Moving Slowly

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Negotiations between republicans in the US House and Senate on 2016 budget bills could soon move to debate in both chambers.

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Water Project Could See More Money

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem was able to get almost twenty nine million dollars added to the rural water project fund.

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Death Penalty Repeal A Tough Vote

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A bill that would repeal the death penalty in Nebraska passed on first round on a 30 to 13 vote, and is scheduled to come back for further debate.

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Amendments Delay Iran Nuke Vote

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Republicans in the US Senate are trying to work through a number of proposed amendments to the Iran Nuclear Review Agreement.