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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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South Dakota Ag Department Holds Raw Milk Rule Hearing

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture held a hearing this week on proposed raw milk rules. Ag Policy Division Director…

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Cold Weather Delays Field Work

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Spring fieldwork is off to a late start. University of Minnesota Extension Climatologist Mark Seeley this is the result of…

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Change Coming To Nebraska State Fair Ticket Purchases

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There's a change to the Nebraska State Fair concert series this year: no lines, no waiting and no wristbands.

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Weiland Finishes Statewide Tour

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South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland made a stop in Hudson yesterday, making it the final stop in his statewide tour.

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Missing Girls’ Deaths An Accident

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The over forty year old case of two missing Vermillion girls has been closed.

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Fewer Deer Being Donated

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The number of deer donated to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources program that uses the meat to feed the hungry in the state dropped by 15-percent this year.