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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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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.