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Majority Of Farm Rescue Clients Involved In Farm Equipment Accidents

Farm Rescue , a non profit group based in Jamestown, North Dakota does harvest and planting work for farm families…

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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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Iowa Unemployment Drops

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The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."

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Bill Seeks To Prevent Wage Theft

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Four Iowans who say they've been the victims of wage theft testified at the statehouse Tuesday, part of an effort by Senate Democrats to build support for a bill that would require businesses to provide employees with a written record of how they're to be paid.

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Nebraska Concerned About Possible Measles Outbreak

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Nebraska health officials express concern that a measles outbrak that began in Disneyland could spread throughout the country.

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Resolution Would Demand End To US Department Of Education

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The South Dakota House debated a resolution yesterday calling for the abolition of the US Department of Education.

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River Levels Low

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Levels on area rivers are very low at the moment, just weeks before the first official flood predictions of the late winter.