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Iowa Farm Bureau Passes Policies At Summer Conference

Iowa Farm Bureau Passes Policies At Summer Conference

A National policy priority approved by Iowa Farm Bureau members at their recent summer conference calls for a change to Country of Origin Labeling. President Craig Hill says they’ll ask the American Farm Bureau to call for changing it from mandatory to voluntary.

Hill says their major state policy calls for asking for an increase in funding of state check off programs.

He says another state policy priority is calling for legislators to put more funding into infrastructure projects.

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A look back on this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Farm Bill Deadline Today

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Today is the deadline for farmers to make some key decisions governing their operations under the new farm bill.

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Fast Food Companies Support RFS Repeal

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Representatives of White Castle, Wendy’s And Arby’s Fast Food companies are urging support for legislation to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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Trans Canada Temporarily Loses Eminent Domain

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The York County Nebraska District Court has issued a temporary injunction against Trans Canada which disallows their use of eminent domain.