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Congressman Uncertain About Getting Farm Bill Done In Time

  House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson is uncertain if a farm bill can get done before expiration of…


South Dakota Coalition Formed To Push For Farm Bill Passage

  The BACK THE FARM BILL Coalition held a news conference in Sioux Falls on Wednesday to announce their push…


Yankton Chamber Joins Back The Farm Bill Coalition

The Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the 17 groups initially making up the BACK the Farm Bill…


AGP Expands Soybean Processing Plant In Hastings Nebraska

AGP is expanding its soybean processing facility in Hastings, Nebraska.  AGP’s Vice President of Corporate and Government Relations Matt Caswell…


Biodiesel Board Likes EPA Volume Requirements For The Fuel

  Not only is the ethanol industry pleased with the Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements released by the Environmental Protection…


Ethanol Coalition Pleased With RFS Volume Requirements Set By EPA

  The Environmental Protection Agency has released the final Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard. American Coalition for…

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Senator Says Its Up To House To Move Farm Bill

At a stop in Yankton Tuesday, South Dakota Senator John Thune says he’s hoping they’ll be able to complete a…


R CALF Disappointed Judge Temporarily Stops Horse Slaughter

  A Federal Judge has granted a Temporary Restraining order against USDA to prevent the inspection of horse slaughter facilities…


Nebraska Farm Bureau Official Says REINS Act Positive For Agriculture

The House has passed the REINS Act which requires Congressional approval of regulations expected to have an economic impact of…


South Dakota Pork President Says Activists Don’t Understand Agriculture

Mercy for Animals is carrying their message this week in South Dakota and Iowa in front of Walmart stores in…

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Candidate And Activist Forum Ahead


The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Pheasant Season Arrives


Resident Only pheasant hunting season beings this weekend in South Dakota, while the main season starts next Saturday.

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Push On For Medicaid Expansion

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A large working group appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at a plan that could expand Medicaid coverage.

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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.