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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.