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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Royals Starter On The Block

In Sports

Royals pitcher Ervin Santana is shrugging off speculation he will be traded before tomorrow afternoon’s non-waiver deadline.

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Tuesday, July 30, 201307/30/2013

Former Twin On The Move

In Sports

A former Minnesota Twins hurler has become part of the trading deadline dealing.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Bison Picked To Repeat

In Sports

North Dakota State has been picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference crown in 2013.

John Thune

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Budget Negotiations Continue

In News

Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain are attempting to work out a so called “big deal” agreement that could avoid a major confrontation over extending the federal debt ceiling this fall.

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Cattle Group Seeks To Intervene In COOL Case

In Agriculture

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is seeking intervener status in the court action filed by U.S. and Canadian meat groups…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

South Dakota Farm Bureau Likes Legislation To Prevent Sue And Settle

In Agriculture

A measure that passed out of the House Judiciary Committee last week seeks to end sue and settle litigation. That…

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

NCBA Says Japan Election Results Positive For Trade

In Agriculture

Last week the Liberal Democratic party of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo was returned to power following elections. Both the National…

Meat

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Nebraska Farm Group Opposes Smithfield Sale

In Agriculture

The U.S. government is conducting a secondary review of Smithfield Foods pending takeover by China’s largest meat producer. The Committee…

Kristi Noem

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Noem Defends Vote

In News

The House of Representatives narrowly defeated an amendment last week that would have severely restricted the ability of the NSA to collect data on American citizens.

SDCapitol

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Task Force Meets

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The Ag Land Assessment Task Force of the South Dakota legislature met last week in Pierre. Those meetings are held…

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The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

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Transportation Officials Says Congress Should Consider Oil Tax

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Last week President Obama proposed a $10 dollar per barrel oil tax phased in over five years to pay for…

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USMEF Officials Optimistic About China Opening Beef Export Market

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Officials with the U.S. Meat Export Federation are predicting China will open its beef market fully to U.S. exports in…

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NEFU Disappointed With LB 176 Passage

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Nebraska Farmers Union leaders were disappointed at the Unicameral’s decision on Friday to end the ban on in-state packer ownership…

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CSP Signup Underway….

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service is now taking applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program. Last week USDA officials announced there…