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Spring Wheat Tour Participants Estimate 44.9 Bushels Per Acre

Wheat Quality Council tour participants tied the record for the most number of stops on their Spring Wheat tour that…


Minnesota Extension Specialist Advises To Scout For Soybean Aphids

University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist Bruce Potter advises producers in the southwestern part of the state to…


Corn Growers President Defends RFS

Wednesday, National Corn Growers President Pam Johnson who farms in Iowa testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power…

NCBA Backs Legislation To Keep EPA From Releasing Private Information

  National Cattlemen Beef Association officials are hailing legislation introduced in the Senate to keep EPA from releasing producer’s private…

National Pork Board Increases Funding To Fight PED Virus

  The National Pork Board will invest an additional $ 350 thousand dollars toward research, education and coordination efforts to…


Colombian Dairy Industry Small Compared To Other Industries

The dairy industry in Colombia is small compared to their egg, chicken and beef industries. Juan Fernando Tircedo is with…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Backs Plan To Cut EPA Budget

l The House Appropriations Committee’s fiscal year 2014 spending plan calls for a $ 3 Billion cut to the Environmental…


Study Shows Irrigation Benefitted Nebraska’s Economy In 2012

A study funded by the Nebraska Farm Bureau and conducted by Decision Innovation Solutions of Des Moines, Iowa shows farmers…


South Dakota General CRP Sign Up Down From Past Years

  United States Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week that 1.7 million acres have been accepted under the 45th…

United Soybean Board Officials Tour Panama Canal

This year’s United Soybean Board See For Yourself Tour included a trip to the Panama Canal. USB Director Jim Carroll…

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SDSU Extension Conference To Focus On Aging


It can be difficult to find the correct agency to help seniors

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Heat Assistance Checks to SD Residents


Residents in South Dakota who have been accepted into the Low Income Heat Assistance Program, or LiHEAP, will see the first checks this month.

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Yankton County Commission Moves Reserve Dollars To the Road Fund

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The Yankton County Commission took action at their meeting last night to finalize the 2016 budget.

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Record Number Of Issues May Be On SD Ballot


Voters in next year’s general election could see a record number of ballot issues.

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Iowa Harvest Moving Quickly

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Iowa farmers are making rapid harvest progress.