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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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Onward Yankton Creates Community Poll

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After 50 days, the search for Yankton’s next ‘big idea’ has hit the halfway point.

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Yankton Sales Tax Continues Up

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Sales tax in Yankton continue their strong growth trend.

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South Dakota Board of Regents Names New Executive Director

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The South Dakota Board of Regents has named Michael Rush as their next Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

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Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

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State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.