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China Buys Close To $ 3 Billion Worth Of American Soybeans

Monday, Chinese Agricultural leaders inked 13 contracts for close to $ 3 billion or 4.83 million metric tons of U.S.…

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Sileage Cutting Is Underway In The Region

Silage cutting is underway in the region.  Mycogen Seeds Customer Agronomist April Borders says to ensure the best feed quality…

Nebraska Pork President Likes Bill To Preserve Meat Inspectors

  Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to preserve current staffing levels of USDA inspectors in meat plants.  This…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau President Says Nutrition Bill May Be Tough To Pass

  The House is expected to take up the nutrition bill this week that would cut about $ 40 billion…

Minnesota Extension Ag Engineer Says Watch Out For Farm Vehicles This Week

  This week through September 21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week. University of Minnesota Extension Ag Engineer Larry…

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South Dakota Dairy President Wants Farm Bill Completed

House Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson reportedly has a new strategy for getting a farm bill through Congress this…

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Meet With Congressmen And Women

  A group of 36 Minnesota Farm Bureau members were in Washington DC last week and met with all 10…

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Nebraska Agriculture Department Is Pushing Livestock Development

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is promoting livestock development in the state as a way to improve the economy.  Assistant…

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NPPC Anxious For Next Round Of TPP Talks

Trans Pacific Partnership negotiators are scheduled to meet this week in the United States for their 20th round of discussions. …

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Pork Industry And Vets Develop PEDV Biosecurity Guidelines

The National Pork Board, NPPC, and the American Association of Swine Veterinarians have developed new biosecurity guidelines to curb the…

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SD Cold Case Closed With Public Help

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SD Attorney General Marty Jackley said they could not have solved the cold case of the missing Vermillion girls without help from the public.

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Green Island Added to Missouri River National Recreational River

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The National Park Service officially accepted Green Island from the State of Nebraska as part of the Missouri River National Recreational River

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Tuition Freeze Deai In Doubt

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Republicans in the Iowa House have voted to try to change the terms of a deal that would freeze in-state tuition for students at Iowa, Iowa State and U-N-I this fall.

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More Testimony On “Hush Money”

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An official from the Iowa state agency under fire for confidential settlements that included “hush money” for laid off workers…

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Nebraska Water Bill Becomes Law

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Legislation that grew out of the work of the Nebraska Water Sustainability Task Force last year has been signed into law by Governor Dave Heineman.