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NACD Backs Legislation To Create Transparency In Conservation Litigation

The National Association of Conservation Districts is backing a pair of bills that will create more transparency in conservation litigation.…

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South Dakota Horse Slaughter Proponent Pleased Court Case Advancing

Parties on both sides of the horse slaughter case want a decision as quickly as possible. Government Attorneys representing USDA…

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Iowa Senator Doubts EPA Will Lose CAFO Rule Lawsuit

Environmental and animal welfare groups are suing EPA, seeking to force the agency to collect information on concentrated animal feeding…

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Specialist Says Northwest Iowa Crops Withstanding Heat

  Crops in northwest Iowa are holding up pretty well with the recent heat spell.  Iowa State University Field Agronomist…

South Dakota Pulse Processors To Start Construction Next Month

South Dakota Pulse Processors are moving forward with their processing facility near Harold and hope to be able to start…

South Dakota State Fair Officials Raising Funds For New 4H Building

Thursday South Dakota State Fair officials were busy with the opening of their 2013 fair. Along with the usual activities,…

Nebraska Extension Specialist Says Keep Cattle Cool This Week

University of Nebraska Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist Galen Erickson says he’s heard of no cattle death losses from the heat…

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NPPC Trade Specialist Not Surprised Russia Still Banning Ractopamine

Russia’s director of trade agreements recently said that U.S. meat exporters are ready to supply their market with ractopamine free…

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South Dakota Dairy Group Official Hoping Immigration Bill Passes

House Judiciary Committee Chair, Congressman Bob Goodlatte wants tougher enforcement on the recent surge in immigrants seeking asylum at U.S.…

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Natural Resource Defense Council Proposing Crop Insurance Change

Natural Resource Defense Counsel officials are proposing a change in the federal crop insurance program that encourages producers to improve…

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CNA Training Program Aimed at Boosting Labor Pool

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The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.

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2013 Blizzard Makes Extreme Weather List

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Last year's blizzard made the American Meteorological Society's list of extreme weather events and isn't likely to be repeated.

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South Dakota Schools Finish Student Headcount

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Student head counts are in for state funding projections in South Dakota.

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Iowa Senate Debate Questioned Loyalties

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U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley debated this weekend, accusing each other of special interest loyalties.

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Iowa Health Summit to Gather Rural Health Professionals

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The Heartland Rural Physician Alliance will be holding its annual summit to discuss the future of primary care.