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NFU President Says COOL Opponents Know They’re Losing

Canadian Ag officials are threatening retaliation unless the U.S. throws out its Country of Origin Labeling Law. They’re also pressing…

NPPC President Concerned About Possible COOL Retaliation

Canadian Ag Minister Gerry Ritz says his country is serious about seeking retaliatory tariffs if the United States doesn’t change…

NFU Leader Says One Month Farm Bill Extension Would Be Acceptable

National Farmers Union Leaders who have opposed an extension to the new farm bill now say a one month delay…

South Dakota State Vet Says FMD Discovery Positive Development

USDA Ag Research Service scientists have discovered a new way to fight foot and mouth disease. By using interferons which…

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Cattle Leader Hoping New Beef Plant Owner Will Start Processing Soon

Last week, White Oak, a San Francisco, California Investment firm submitted the winning bid for the Northern Beef Packing Plant…

White Oak Investors Bid To Buy The Northern Beef Packing Plant

Thursday, White Oak investors of San Francisco California, former lender to Northern Beef Packers submitted the winning bid of $…

Past NCBA President Testifies In Favor Of EPA RFS Volume Requirement Plan

Thursday, EPA took testimony on their 2014 proposal to lower the RFS volume requirements for biofuels.   Past National Cattlemen’s Beef…

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Biodiesel Supporters Testify Against EPA RFS Volume Requirement Proposal

Thursday, a group of nearly two dozen Biodiesel Industry representatives testified at an EPA hearing on their 2014 RFS volume…

South Dakota Farmers Union Gearing Up For South Dakota Legislative Session

South Dakota Farmers Union leaders are gearing up for the South Dakota State legislative session which begins in just over…

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Dairy Group Hoping For Farm Bill This Year, Immigration Bill Next Year

  National Milk Producer Federation Officials says its crunch time for Congress trying to come to agreement on their two…

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Prestage Farms Moving Forward For New Pork Processing Plant

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Prestage Farms plans to press on with plans for a new pork processing plant.

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Iowa Tax Collections Down in April

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State tax collections in Iowa were down dramatically in April, by almost 19 percent.

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Wet Spring May Be in Nebraska’s Future

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A climatologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says we could be in for a wet spring.

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Sen. Fischer Fight Against ISIS Needs Clear Objective

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the only way additional troops will be helpful in the fight against the Islamic State is if there is a clear objective in mind.

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SDHDA Is Inviting Applicants For ESG Program

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The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting nonprofits and units of local government to submit applications for funding from the Emergency Solutions Grant Program