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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Congressman Uncertain About Getting Farm Bill Done In Time

In Agriculture

  House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson is uncertain if a farm bill can get done before expiration of…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

More Land Deals

In News

The South Dakota Department of School and Public Lands leased out almost twenty eight thousand acres during their summer auction last month.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Loan Rates Stabilized

In News

Interest rates on student loans have stabilized for the moment, although nothing is official yet.

Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

South Dakota Coalition Formed To Push For Farm Bill Passage

In Agriculture

  The BACK THE FARM BILL Coalition held a news conference in Sioux Falls on Wednesday to announce their push…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Yankton Chamber Joins Back The Farm Bill Coalition

In Agriculture

The Yankton Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the 17 groups initially making up the BACK the Farm Bill…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

River Study Extended

In News

The public comment period for the Ponca-Niobrara Land Protection Plan has been extended to the end of September.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

AGP Expands Soybean Processing Plant In Hastings Nebraska

In Agriculture

AGP is expanding its soybean processing facility in Hastings, Nebraska.  AGP’s Vice President of Corporate and Government Relations Matt Caswell…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Biodiesel Board Likes EPA Volume Requirements For The Fuel

In Agriculture

  Not only is the ethanol industry pleased with the Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements released by the Environmental Protection…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Iowa Redesigns Absentee Ballot

In News

Iowa election officials hope a new design for the absentee ballot request form will remove any uncertainty voters might have — especially college students.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Abortion Video Conferencing Rules Debated

In News

The Iowa Board of Medicine has proposed rules that would no longer allow doctors to dispense abortion-inducing pills via a video-conferencing system.

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has put together a working group with CME to address volatility problems in the cattle…