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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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South Dakota State Vet Advises Producers Be Cautious On Carcass Disposal

Western South Dakota ranchers who are busy disposing of dead animals need to make sure and keep themselves safe during…

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Kube: Pipeline Will Be Built

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Senate Candidate Keith Kube of Crofton says he thinks the pipeline will be built eventually…

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Growth Continues For River Park

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The National Park Service has expanded the land area of the Missouri National Recreational River with the recent addition of Green Island, just south of the City of Yankton.

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Executive Board To Meet

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature will hold its second meeting of the 2014 interim tomorrow Wednesday in Pierre.

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Wildland Fire Academy To Start

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As fears of wildfires flare with dry conditions in many parts of the state, the seventh annual Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy is scheduled to begin this coming weekend and run through early May.

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Microsoft To Build West Des Moines

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Microsoft has been identified as the company behind another big economic development project in West Des Moines. The company will…