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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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ASA Pleased With WRDA House Draft Legislation

American Soybean Association leaders are pleased House Transportation Chairman Bill Schuster is calling for markup next week of the Water…

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NASDA Wants Proper Implementation Of Food Safety Act

At their annual meeting this week the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture members talked about food safety and…

Taiwan Commits To Buy $ 485 Million Dollars Of American Wheat

At a stop in North Dakota this week, Taiwan agreed to buy close to $ 485 million worth of wheat…

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Grains Council Chair Says Taiwan Grain Purchase Positive

The Taiwan Feed Industry Association this week signed a letter of intent with the U.S. Grains Council to purchase 5…

Minnesota Pork Producers Talk Trade In Nation’s Capital

  Minnesota Pork Producers are in the nation’s capital this week speaking with members of Congress about various issues. Pork…

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Extension Specialist Says Northwest Iowa Crops Doing Better

Late summer heat has brought stressful conditions to some fields in Iowa but in the Northwest part of the state,…

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AMI Disappointed With Court Injunction COOL Ruling

  The American Meat Institute, one of the plaintiffs in the COOL court case says they’ll appeal the district Judge’s…

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NCBA Disappointed Injunction Request Denied In COOL Court Case

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, one of those suing USDA over their rewrite of Country of Origin Labeling is disappointed…

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Cattle Group Pleased Judge Denies Injunction Request In COOL Case

  The US District Court for the District of Colombia has turned down a preliminary injunction request from meat processing…

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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.