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NFU Official Says Movement On Funding Bill Positive For Farm Bill

Wednesday’s move by the Senate to move forward on funding the government bodes well for Congress getting moving on completing a farm bill. That’s according to National Farmers Union’s Vice President of Government Relations Chandler Goule.

Goule says even though the present farm bill expires in just a few days at the end of the month, there is still time to complete farm legislation before ag programs are seriously impacted.

He is hoping the House leadership will get moving and appoint farm bill conferees and get the legislation done as quickly as possible as producers need certainty.

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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.