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Activist Group Protesting Hog Housing In South Dakota And Iowa

Activist group, Mercy for Animals is holding a protest outside Walmart Stores this week in South Dakota and Iowa. Today,…

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Pork Leader Says Housing Decisions Best Left To Producers

The question of whether gestation crates should be used should be up to individual pork producers. That’s according to National…

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R CALF Passes Policy Backing Sheep Industry And COOL

R CALF members wrapped up their convention in Pierre, South Dakota over the weekend by passing a resolution in support…

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American Farm Bureau Buys Cygnus

The American Farm Bureau announced Monday they’ve purchased Cygnus Business ag media events and publications.  This includes Dakotafest in Mitchell,…

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OCM Wants NCBA Removed As Beef Checkoff Contractor

The Organization of Competitive Markets wants the Cattlemen’s Beef Board to remove the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association as a contractor…

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Executive Pleased With MOU On Beef Market Access

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack have announced the European Union has agreed to an…

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NFU Leader Says Nutrition Cut Makes It Harder To Finish A Farm Bill

  Last week House Republican leader Eric Cantor proposed a $ 40 billion dollar cut to the nutrition title of…

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Public Policy Director Named Minnesota Farm Bureau Executive Director

Minnesota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director Chris Radatz has been named Executive Director for the organization. Radatz has been with…

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Minnesota Cattle President Concerned At Wolf Hunt Cut

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has cut in half the number of wolf hunting licenses for the upcoming season to…

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Corn Leader Disputes EWG’s Land Conversion Claims

  One South Dakota ag leader is firing back at the Environmental Working group for their recent interactive map detailing…

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Search On For Workers

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The main mission of Yankton Area Progressive Growth over the years was to recruit new businesses to move and bring jobs to the area.

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Yankton County Treasurer Resigns

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Long time Yankton County Treasurer Pam Marchand will be stepping down.

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Flooding Risk Low

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With dry conditions holding over from last fall, and very little snow pack, the flood outlook for eastern South Dakota is very low.

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February Cold and Snowy in Iowa

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Iowa State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says February will goes into the record books in the top ten in both cold and snow.

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Improvements Expected In Iowa Economy

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Most of the CEOs of Iowa's largest companies are expecting improved sales and steady or slightly higher employment levels over the next six months.