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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….

Capitol

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…

Milking

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…

Milk

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.…

Capitol

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…

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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

Boater

The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.