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Cattle Groups Want Gray Wolf De Listed

Cattle groups are hailing the proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to de list the gray wolf….

National Farmers Union President Expects Senate To Approve Farm Bill

Today, the Senate is expected to vote on final passage of the farm bill. National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson…

North Dakota Ag Commissioner Going On Turkey Trade Trip

North Dakota Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring leaves this week with USDA Acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse on a trade mission…


South Dakota Ag Department Developing Raw Milk Rule

South Dakota’s Agriculture Department is developing proposed rules governing human consumption of bottled raw milk.  Ag Department’s General Counsel and…


Raw Milk Consumer Opposes South Dakota Rule

Written Public Comment on Human Consumption of Bottled Raw Milk Rules is being taken by the

EPA Settles On Chesapeake Bay Deal

EPA has negotiated a deal with environmentalists to satisfy the settlement on their Chesapeake Bay lawsuit and avoid new CAFO…

Iowa Ag Department Revokes Meinder’s Dairy License

The Iowa Department of Agriculture has suspended and revoked the operating license for Meinders Farm Fresh Dairy in Northern Iowa.…

ACE Official Says Petroleum Group Trying To Get Rid Of E 15

This week the American Petroleum Institute asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear their case on E-15 and overturn EPA’s…

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission To Hold Rules Hearing

This week the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission decided that all voluntary sale credit contracts must be signed by the…

Raven Sees Increased Ag Tech Business In China

Emerging global markets and opportunities in China will be discussed by a panel at this afternoon’s Raven Industries Innovation Summit…

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.

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Online Help Scam


Iowans may be sitting down to a turkey dinner , but don't be surprised if, even today, the phone rings and it's someone offering to help you and your "ailing" computer.

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Avoid Sharing the Flu

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If you've been sick and get up ready to head out to a family Thanksgiving celebration, you might want to think about staying home.