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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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Rail Reconstruction Bids Considered

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The South Dakota State Rail Board is taking another look at bids for reconstruction of a portion of line from Chamberlain west to Presho.

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Dry April For South Dakota

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Several South Dakota towns had some of the driest Aprils on record.

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South Dakota’s Credit Rating Upgraded

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A national credit rating agency has upgraded South Dakota to the highest rating it issues.

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Elder Abuse Task Force Formed

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The Elder Abuse Task Force that was authorized by the 2015 South Dakota legislature is taking shape.

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No Deal On Iowa Budget

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Iowa lawmakers return to Des Moines this week, with no apparent movement on the budget dispute.