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Iowa Ag Secretary Says Congressman Did Much For Ag, Will Be Missed

Iowa State Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey says he was surprised by the retirement announcement of Congressman Tom Latham. Latham who’s…

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Iowa Senator To Push Renewables In Meeting With EPA Chief

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley will be visiting with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at a meeting today looking at the Renewable…

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NPPC Trade Official Says China Meeting Important For US Agriculture

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman,  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Commerce Secretary Penney Pritzker are in China this week.…

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R CALF Guardedly Optimistic Over Court Decision On Horse Slaughter

  The 10th U.S. Circuit Court in Denver has thrown out an injunction on Horse Slaughter brought forward by HSUS…

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Center For Rural Affairs Report Backs Medicaid Expansion

A report issued by the Center for Rural Affairs shows a major difference between urban and rural states regarding whether…

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NPPC Trade Official Says Japan Causing Problems In TPP

Trans Pacific Partnership negotiators were hoping to complete a final agreement by the end of the year. Not only has…

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Iowa Wind Energy Developing Rapidly With Mid American Blade Purchase

  Monday, Mid American Energy officials along with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced the company is buying 448 wind turbine…

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Minnesota Beef Referendum Extended

The Minnesota Beef Research and Promotion Council is extending the date for cattle producers to request a ballot for their…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Sees Benefits From Tax Committee Findings

  The Nebraska Legislature’s Tax Modernization Committee has finished its work and issued a report on their findings. State Farm…

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Iowa Elected Officials Ask President To Hold RFS Hearing In Iowa

Nine Iowa elected leaders are asking President Obama, the EPA Administrator and Ag Secretary to come to Iowa and hold…

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Committee Will Study Roads And Bridges

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature voted to have a summer study committee look at roads and bridges in the state.

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More Cedar County, NE Voters Able To Vote By Mail

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Over half of the voters in Cedar County (Nebraska) will now be able to mail in their ballots for the May 13th primary.

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Education To Be Studied Again

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature has decided to have another summer study of education in the state.

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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.