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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…

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…


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…


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…


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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One Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says one person was killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


The Associated School Boards of South Dakota held their annual delegate assembly last week to help set direction for the 2016 legislative session.

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A Dialysis Center Opens at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.