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Iowa Elected Officials Ask President To Hold RFS Hearing In Iowa

Nine Iowa elected leaders are asking President Obama, the EPA Administrator and Ag Secretary to come to Iowa and hold…

Wheat Associates Hoping Conferees Restore Export Program Funding

  U.S. Wheat Associates are joining the Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports in urging Farm Bill conferees to maintain…

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North Dakota Stockmen’s Group Has Ranchers Relief Fund

The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association has developed a relief fund for their producers impacted by the early October Blizzard.  Executive…

NACD Has Concerns With Congress’s Budget Proposal

National Association of Conservation District leaders are concerned with the recent federal budget agreement ironed out that would fund federal…

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South Dakota Corn Executive Disappointed With Anti Ethanol Bill

  Thursday, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Tom Coburn introduced the Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013. The measure eliminates…

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NCBA Supports Anti Ethanol Legislation Introduced In The Senate

  National Cattlemen Beef Association leaders are pleased with the introduction of the corn ethanol mandate elimination legislation in the…

Iowa Renewable Fuel Director Says Anti Ethanol Bill Likely Won’t Pass

Thursday, a measure to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate in the renewable fuel standard was introduced in the Senate. The…

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NPPC Vet Says FDA Rules Will Effect Antibiotic Useage By Producers

  This week, the Food and Drug Administration released their guidance limiting the use of on farm antibiotics in order…

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South Dakota Senator Says Farm Bill Likely Won’t Be Done This Year

South Dakota Senator John Thune says the farm bill likely won’t be completed by the end of the year. He…

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Nebraska Commodity Groups Comment On EPA RFS Volumes

  Half a dozen Nebraska commodity groups are having their members send in comments opposing EPA’s RFS proposal that calls…

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New Effort to Allocate Funding Forms in Nebraska

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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…