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Grain And Feed Association Wants Canadian Pacific To Honor Committments

South Dakota Grain and Feed Association directors are applauding Governor Daugaard’s efforts to insure that the pending sale of the…

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NCBA Issues Statement On Feed Additive Decision By Tyson

Last week, Tyson decided not to process beef that had been given the feed additive Zilmax. Following that decision the…

Iowa Governor’s Charity Steer Show A Success

It was another successful Governor’s Charity Steer Show at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday.  The show started in 1983…

South Dakota Farm Bureau Shares Governor’s Rail Concerns

  South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has filed a petition with the Surface Transportation Board raising questions about the acquisition…

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Animal Ag Alliance Concerned About Efforts To Repeal Anti Terrorism Law

The New York City Bar Association is expected to vote today on a measure to encourage the ABA to ask…

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Senators Introduce Farm Bankruptcy Legislation

Senators Chuck Grassley and Al Franken have introduced legislation to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that is making it tougher…

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Study Shows More E 85 Use Could Topple Blend Wall

  An Iowa State University study indicates that the E 10 blend wall can be overcome by increasing incentives for…

NPPC President Excited About Trade Deal Possibilities

  United States Trade Representative Michael Froman heads off this month to Tokyo for talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership.  …

State Official Says South Dakota’s Trade Success Due To Agriculture

According to the Business roundtable research and U.S. government data, International trade supports an estimated 124,000 jobs in South Dakota…

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South Dakota Ag Secretary Congratulates Coalition For Pushing For Farm Bill

The South Dakota Back The Farm Bill Coalition is on the right track calling on Congress to pass a comprehensive…

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Rounds Prepares To Take Office

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South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds is in the process of hiring staff, and finding office space both in South Dakota and Washington.

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Economist Discusses TIF Districts

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Tax increment financing districts can be a good tool when used appropriately.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.