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National Milk Group Asking Conferees To Pass Dairy Security Act

The National Milk Producers Federation is anxious to work with Farm Bill conferees to make sure a final farm bill…

Farmers Union Sends Farm Bill Priorities To Conference Committee

  The National Farmers Union has sent a list of their farm bill priorities to House-Senate conferees.  NFU President Roger…

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Ag Chemicals Stuck At Ports During Shut Down Still Being Affected

  The recent government shut down created many problems for agriculture. One was that millions of dollars worth of ag…

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Farm Credit Services Of America Helping Producers Hurt By The Blizzard

Farm Credit Services of America is mobilizing their staff and financial resources to help customers who were impacted by the…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Says Chipotle Ads Misleading About Agriculture

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of directors is outlining concerns they have with a recent advertising campaign that they say…

Iowa Renewable Fuels Director Sees Postives With Fueling Our Future Program

  Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced this week the launching of the Fueling Our Future program.  The pilot program aims…

Iowa Organic Farmer Speaks Out Against Biotech Crops

Biotech crops also known as genetically modified organisms were the subject of debate for a panel in Des Moines Iowa…

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Farm Bureau President Pleased South Dakota Has House Farm Bill Conferee

House leadership has finally named their conferees to serve on the farm bill conference committee. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem…

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South Dakota Farmers Union President Pleased House Conferees Named

  House leaders have named their conferees to work on the farm bill. The Midwest is well represented with Representative…

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Heifers For South Dakota Gathering Donations For Blizzard Victims

A group of producers from five states are banding together to provide help for fellow producers in Western South Dakota…

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.