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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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South Dakota State Vet Says Some Health Issues In Storm Surviving Cattle

Western South Dakota ranchers are continuing their recovery efforts from the early October blizzard. Some are still working on removing…

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NPPC President Elect Concerned About PEDV This Winter

A report out this week from Virginia Tech researchers have confirmed what Pork officials knew earlier this year. That is…

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ASA President Pleased With House Passage Of WRDA Bill

  Wednesday night, The U.S. House on a 417 to 3 vote overwhelming approved the Water Resources Reform and Development…

South Dakota Stock Growers Executive Says Storm Recovery Taking Time

Western South Dakota ranchers are continuing to dig out from the early October storm. South Dakota Stock Grower’s Executive Director…

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Nebraska NRCS Offering Livestock Mortality Initiative In EQIP

Nebraska’s office of the Natural Resources Conservation District is making assistance available to livestock producers impacted by the early October…

NPPC President Says Pew Report On Modern Agriculture Not Factual

A new report from the John Hopkin’s University Bloomberg Center for a Livable Future is highly critical of modern animal…

Nebraska FSA Sending Out CRP Rental Payments

Nebraska officials are distributing Conservation Reserve Program annual rental payments to participants this week.  State Farm Service Agency Executive Director…

State Ag Secretary Says Ranch Couples May Get Indemnity Program Help

South Dakota State Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch says USDA officials understand a farm bill is needed soon to help producers…

CHS Contributes Feed In Addition To Cash Donation To Ranchers

CHS which earlier contributed $ 100,000 through its foundation to help blizzard impacted South Dakota ranchers is now adding a…

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Transportation Bill Moves Closer to Finalization

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A major transportation funding bill will be up for final action next week in the South Dakota legislature.

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Official Revenue Numbers on the Way for Legislature

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The next big step for South Dakota lawmakers will come next week when they get the official revenue numbers for the current fiscal year, and the latest estimates for the next year.

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Bill Killed to Allow Cities to Raise Funds With Sales Tax

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A bill that would have allowed cities in South Dakota to raise their sales tax for specific projects was in front of the House State Affairs committee today.

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Napa Junction Development Still Possible

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The Yankton County Commission heard this week that development prospects at Napa Junction are not dead.

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Pipeline Project Still Alive

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Despite the failure of Congress this week to override the President’s veto of the Keystone XL bill, the project is not dead.