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NACD Renews Partnership With Bureau Of Land Management

The National Association of Conservation Districts and Bureau of Land Management have renewed their cooperative agreement that supports common goals…

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American Coalition For Ethanol Pleased McCarthy Confirmed As EPA Head

Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head up the Environmental Protection Agency.  American Coalition for…

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Nebraska Cattle Group Has Concerns With New EPA Chief

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has several concerns with the confirmation Thursday of Gina McCarthy as EPA administrator.   Cattlemen’s Director of Legal…

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NPPC Pleased With Start Of Transatlantic FTA Talks

United States and European negotiators this week wrapped up the first round of talks on the Trans Atlantic Free Trade…

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Monsanto Director Says Biotech Labeling Attacks Will Continue

The state by state push to legislate biotech food labeling will continue.  That’s according to Monsanto Government Affairs Director Michael…

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First Anthrax Case Reported In SD This Year

The South Dakota Animal Industry Board is reporting the state’s first case of anthrax this year.. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin…

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Valero Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Repealed

Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse told the Senate Energy Committee this week that the Renewable Fuel Standard needs to be…

Ag Transportation Summit Set For July 30 And 31

The grain industry will be looking at the growing U.S. infrastructure issues at the Ag Transportation Summit at the end…

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Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

l Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations in South Dakota have plans to start a new wind farm in…

Iowa Environmental Groups Complain Governor Interfering With Regulations

Iowa Sierra Club, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Environmental Integrity Project are unhappy that Iowa’s Governor and Lt Governor…

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SD House Debate on School Funding Bill Halted by Procedural Move

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A potential vote on a bill that would raise the state sales tax by a half cent was halted by a procedural move in the South Dakota House yesterday.

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Fargo Police Officer Shot, Not Expected to Survive

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A FARGO NORTH DAKOTA POLICE OFFICER WHO RESPONDED TO A DOMESTIC INVOLVING AN ARMED SUSPECT IN A NORTH FARGO HOME WAS SHOT AND MORTALLY WOUNDED LAST NIGHT.

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Iowa Senators Disagree on Education Funding

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A debate over funding for K-12 education in the Iowa Senate included claims that many schools could be forced to cut their literacy programs.

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Nebraska Colleges & Universities Requesting Money for Construction

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The Nebraska State College System is seeking roughly 50-million dollars for building renovations and new construction on its three campuses.

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Nebraska Legislators Getting Pushed on Property Tax Relief

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Farmers and ranchers appealed to the Nebraska legislature's Education Committee for relief from rising property taxes.