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South Dakota NRCS Holding Second EQIP Blizzard Relief Sign Up

  South Dakota Natural Resources Conservation Service officials have announced a second sign up is now being held for producers…

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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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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.