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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…

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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…

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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…

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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Chain Restaurant Council Wants RFS Repealed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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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.