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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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Chain Restaurant Council Wants RFS Repealed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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Health Care Facilities Put Up Help Wanted Sign

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Health care facilities across the state are among employers not able to find all the workers they need.

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Iowa Farm Land Still Selling High


Despite low agricultural commodity prices, Iowa farmland still seems to be in high demand -- with buyers willing to pay near-record prices.

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.