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Cattle President Says Minnesota Producers Facing Feed Shortages

Some Minnesota producers are less than a week away from running out of feed for their livestock.. The situation has…

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Rural Affairs Director Runnning For Governor Of Nebraska

Center for Rural Affairs Executive Director Chuck Hassebrook who served 18 years on the State Board of Regents is seeking…

United States Pork Exports Are Recovering

U.S. pork exports are starting to recover after a setback in the first quarter.  Minnesota Pork Executive Director Dave Preisler…

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Fertilizer Groups Developing Pro Active Safety Plan

  Two major agricultural and fertilizer industry groups are developing a fertilizer code of practice as a proactive safety plan. …

Ag Law Center Director Says Taxes In Obama Care

The Affordable Care Act health law has several hidden taxes in it that may impact farmers and ranchers.   Iowa State…

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Farm Leader Says Legislative Session Defensive

The 2013 Minnesota Legislative sessios a difficult one on issues impacting farmers ….

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Des Moines Lawyer Enters US Senate Race

On Monday, Matt Whitaker a lawyer from Des Moines threw his hat in the ring running….

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South Dakota Cattle President Pleased With BSE Upgrade

The World Organization for Animal Health has voted to upgrade the U.S. risk classification for BSE to negligible risk status.

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ISU Pathologist Says SDS Threat With Saturated Soils

The cool and rainy spring has put many soybean growers on the alert for Sudden Death Syndrome.

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Dairy Groups Ask Nevada Governor To Veto Raw Milk Legislation

The National Milk Producers Federation along with the International Dairy Foods Association are asking Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval to veto legislation allowing raw milk sales in that state.

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HIV Cases Increase in Minnesota

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A new report shows H-I-V cases increased by 24-percent among Minnesota 20-to-29 year olds.

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Peter Rossiter Announces Candidacy for D-18

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Democrat Peter Rossiter of Yankton has announced his candidacy for South Dakota State House of Representatives in District 18. Rossiter…