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Stock Growers Executive Says Group Has Good Meeting With Under Secretary

  USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse, Senator Tim Johnson and state officials toured blizzard ravaged areas of Western South Dakota this…

Livestock Disaster Help Available Through EQIP

  USDA Under Secretary Michael Scuse announced Tuesday that conservation assistance is available from NRCS for those affected by the…

South Dakota Wheat Producers Talking About Possible Checkoff Change

South Dakota wheat producers are discussing a possible change in the checkoff rate.  South Dakota Wheat Inc. Executive Director Kathy…

AG CONNECT Expo And Commodity Classic Being Combined

The AG CONNECT Expo and Commodity Classic trade show are being combined. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is collaborating with…


South Dakota Ag Secretary Says Producers Working On Blizzard Recovery

South Dakota’s livestock producers are continuing cleanup and recovery efforts from the early October blizzard that killed thousands of livestock. …

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National Milk Group Hoping Immigration Legislation Gets Passed This Year

Now that the government is open for business again, the National Milk Producers Federation is hoping to get Congress to…

Minnesota Farm Leader Says Congress Needs To Get Working

It’s time for Congress to knuckle down and get to work on passing needed legislation.  Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin…

Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Communities

Farmers can nominate their favorite local charity to win up to $2,500 as part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities…


NCBA Official Says Government Opening Helps Improve Market Information

Wednesday night Congress approved a bi partisan deal to raise the debt limit and re open the government after a…


Meade County Rancher Saves 210 Head Of Neighbor’s Cattle

Meade County South Dakota rancher Bob Hanson was able to save 210 cattle that drifted into his yard from the…

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Group Gathers to Protest Refugee Policy in Iowa


Around 50 people gathered outside the state capitol in Des Moines to rally against Governor Terry Branstad's order blocking Syrian refugees from settling in Iowa.

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Expect More Security at UNL – Iowa Game


Husker fans are being urged to arrive early at the Nebraska-Iowa game Friday.

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Typical Shopping Year in Iowa

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An Iowa State University economist says the signs are pointing to an average holiday season for retailers this year.

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

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While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

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New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

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The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.