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South Dakota Farm Leader Frustrated By Inaction On The Farm Bill

  Time is running out for Congress to complete a farm bill before the end of the year. Conferees are…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Approves Policy On Taxes, Water And Privacy Information

  Nebraska Farm Bureau members passed several resolutions at their annual convention in Kearney this week. Vice President of Government…

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Cattle Group Says USTR Made Right Decision With South Korea On TPP

South Korea recently expressed interest in joining the Trans Pacific Partnership talks. However, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says they’ll…

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Grains Council Chair Says Bali WTO Deal Has Some Positives

World Trade Organization members meeting in Bali recently agreed to adopt multilateral agreements in efforts to reduce trade barriers. The…

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South Dakota Ranchers Relief Fund Now At Over $ 2 Million Dollars

The South Dakota Ranchers Relief fund received two major donations this week from the South Dakota Auto Dealers and Ethanol…

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Pork Leader Pleased Governor Supporting SDSU Proposed Swine Unit

South Dakota pork leaders are excited about Governor Dennis Daugaard’s commitment to helping them put in a new state of…

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Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Endorses Chuck Hassebrook For Governor

  The Nebraska Farmers Union Political Action Committee has unanimously endorsed Chuck Hassebrook in the Democratic Primary for Governor of…

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South Dakota Pork Group Backing King Amendment In The Farm Bill

The National Pork Producers Council is calling on its members to action on the so called King Amendment. The provision…

Nebraska Farmers Union Approves Policy On Medicaid,COOL, And Farm Bill

Nebraska Farmers Union members passed special orders of business at their recent convention in Grand Island. President John Hansen says…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Lays Out State Legislative Goals

  South Dakota lawmakers will begin their 2014 session in just over a month from today on January 14.  The…

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South Dakota Senator Steps Down from Legislature

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District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.

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Topsoil Debate Continues in Iowa

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The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.

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Nebraska Senators Debating Term Limits

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Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.

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Plan for Iowa Caucuses On the Way

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The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

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Severe Weather Season Underway

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As spring continues to unfold across the northern plains, it normally means we need to pay attention to the potential of severe weather.