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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…

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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…

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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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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

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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

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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.