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South Dakota Ag Secretary Excited About Governor’s Ag Summit

The South Dakota Governor’s Ag Summit gets underway in Pierre today. State Agriculture Secretary Lucas Lentsch says former Texas Congressman…

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Nebraska Groups Back President On Climate Change

Nebraska Farmers Union, the Nebraska Sierra Club Chapter and BOLD Nebraska are applauding the President’s calling for more steps to…

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Stock Growers Concerned By Farm Bill Failure In House

The House failure to pass a farm bill is having an impact on South Dakota Stock Grower members, many of…

Tax

Iowa Legal Expert Says CRP Income Liable For Taxes

  The United States Tax Court has ruled that Conservation Reserve Program payments don’t  equate to cash rent. So self…

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Minnesota Ag Commissioner Sees Trade Promise In Turkey

Minnesota Ag Commissioner Dave Frederickson just returned from a trade mission to Turkey along with three other State Ag Commissioners…

Pigs

National Porcine Virus Cases Have Increased

A pig virus new to the U.S. this spring has been increasing with over 200 cases nationally as of last…

Puppies

Humane Society President To Speak In Nebraska

The Humane Society of the United States is working to make more inroads with agriculture groups and farmers and ranchers…

Pigs

Nebraska Pork President Concerned At Activist Movement

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have applied for a booth at the Nebraska State Fair which is about…

Grain

Chain Restaurant Council Wants RFS Repealed

  The National Council of Chain Restaurants is asking for repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard. NCCR Executive Director Rob…

Seedstock Symposium To Focus On DNA And Genetics

The regions Livestock Producers have an opportunity to learn more about genetics and DNA testing at a two day symposium…

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.