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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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Livestock Drop Points Opened In Pennington County South Dakota

Livestock drop points have opened in Pennington County, South Dakota to help producers who lost animals from the early October…

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South Dakota Congresswoman Named As House Farm Bill Conferee

House Speaker John Boehner has named conferees to work on the farm bill with the Senate.  South Dakota Representative Kristi…

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South Dakota Rancher’s Relief Fund Picks Up Over $ 24,000

The South Dakota Ranchers Relief Fund, an effort by the Cattlemen’s Association, Stock Growers and Sheep Growers is off to…

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Nebraska Cattle Death Losses Approach 3,000

Cattle producers in the three most northwestern counties of Nebraska are digging out from the early October blizzard that caused…

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Iowa Corn Growers President Defends Bio Tech Crops

In conjunction with World Food Prize week which takes place Wednesday through Friday in Iowa, a panel discussion on GMO…

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South Dakota Representative Asks For Help For Livestock Losses

Thursday, South Dakota Representative Kristi Noem spoke on the House floor about the devastation created by last weekend’s blizzard that…

South Dakota Ag Secretary Looks At Livestock Losses Caused By Blizzard

  Yesterday South Dakota Governor Dennis Duagaard, Senator John Thune and State Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch toured areas of the…

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Farm Bureau Opposes Tying Crop Insurance To Conservation Compliance

The American Farm Bureau Federation Board has voted to oppose conservation compliance being tied to crop insurance. Board member and…

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Environmental Working Group Wants Crop Insurance Tied To Conservation

  The Environmental Working Group is disappointed but not surprised at the decision by the American Farm Bureau to oppose…

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No Deal On Iowa Budget

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Iowa lawmakers return to Des Moines this week, with no apparent movement on the budget dispute.

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Negotiations between republicans in the US House and Senate on 2016 budget bills could soon move to debate in both chambers.

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem was able to get almost twenty nine million dollars added to the rural water project fund.

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A bill that would repeal the death penalty in Nebraska passed on first round on a 30 to 13 vote, and is scheduled to come back for further debate.

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Republicans in the US Senate are trying to work through a number of proposed amendments to the Iran Nuclear Review Agreement.