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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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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.