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Farmers Union Opposing Smithfield Sale To A Chinese Company

  National Farmers Union is disappointed with Committee on Foreign Investment’s decision approving the sale of Smithfield Foods to a…

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South Dakota Representative Will Push For Farm Bill Passage

The House is only in session for three more works which leaves them little time to complete a farm bill…

Nebraska Trade Delegation Reports Meat Trade Opportunities In Taiwan

  Nebraska’s trade delegation made a stop in Taiwan Friday. Besides announcing the sale of $ 472 million worth of…

South Dakota Stock Growers Disappointed With Voluntary Call For COOL

South Dakota Stock Grower officials are disappointed to hear of Iowa Farm Bureau’s policy calling for moving Country of Origin…

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Farm Bill, RFS, COOL And Markets Key Issues For Fly In Participants

National Farmers Union is hosting its fly in this week in the nation’s capital. Nebraska’s Farmers Union delegation consists of…

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Nebraska Officials Announce $ 472 Million Grain Sale To Taiwan

Members of Nebraska’s Trade Delegation said today they’ve inked an agreement with Taiwan to sell them $ 472 million worth…

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Iowa Farm Bureau Passes Policies At Summer Conference

A National policy priority approved by Iowa Farm Bureau members at their recent summer conference calls for a change to…

North Dakota’s Early Spring Wheat Harvest Looking Good

Spring Wheat harvesters in North Dakota just getting started are seeing a better crop than anticipated.  North Dakota Wheat Commission…

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Nebraska Pork President Pleased With TPP Progress

President Obama this week repeated his desire that the Trans Pacific Partnership be completed this year. Nebraska Pork Producer’s President…

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Iowa Processor Says RFS Critical To Advanced Biofuel Development

Fuels America along with the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the National Corn Growers are touting the importance of…

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.

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Property Tax Debate Continues in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts told a legislative committee Nebraskans demand property tax relief...and the Unicameral needs to respond this year.

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SD Legislature Keeps Conceal Carry Bill Alive

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee narrowly passed a bill that would allow people with an enhanced concealed weapons permit to possess those weapons in the state Capital and any county courthouse.

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SD Counties Have to Wait for Additional Dollars

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has told county commissions to “be patient” as money from taxes and fees that were raised last year flow to local governments.

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Minnesota Governor Dayton See Fire Damage in Medelia

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton was in Madelia and got a first-hand-look at the damage from this week's fire that leveled several businesses along Main Street.