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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….

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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…

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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…

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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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South Dakota Democrats Talk Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.

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House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

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The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

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Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

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One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

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Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

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South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.

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More Money Requested For Higher Education

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South Dakota legislators will again be asked to provide higher funding levels for the higher education system.