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CornDry

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Flash Drought This July

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Many are calling this dry spell in July that followed the wettest spring on record a “flash drought.”

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Compromise Reached But Not Long Term

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A pitched fight between Democrats and Republicans in the U-S Senate has ended in compromise….

Money Coins

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Campaign Cash Being Raised

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A political watchdog group says many Nebraska state senators continue to raise campaign cash during the…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

American Coalition For Ethanol Pleased McCarthy Confirmed As EPA Head

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Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head up the Environmental Protection Agency.  American Coalition for…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Nebraska Cattle Group Has Concerns With New EPA Chief

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Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has several concerns with the confirmation Thursday of Gina McCarthy as EPA administrator.   Cattlemen’s Director of Legal…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

NPPC Pleased With Start Of Transatlantic FTA Talks

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United States and European negotiators this week wrapped up the first round of talks on the Trans Atlantic Free Trade…

CornPlant

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Monsanto Director Says Biotech Labeling Attacks Will Continue

In Agriculture

The state by state push to legislate biotech food labeling will continue.  That’s according to Monsanto Government Affairs Director Michael…

DairyCows

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

First Anthrax Case Reported In SD This Year

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The South Dakota Animal Industry Board is reporting the state’s first case of anthrax this year.. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin…

RickWeiland

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

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South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

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There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week…

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A man rides a horse through a bonfire as part of a ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot,…

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Study Shows No COOL Damage

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Thursday, National Farmers Union released a new study conducted by Auburn University economist Dr. Robert Taylor that showed no real…

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Raw Milk Bill to Move Soon in SD

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South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch says a bill that originated in his agency on raw milk sales could…

in Agriculture

Committee Hearing on WOTUS

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Senate and House committees have scheduled a joint February 4 hearing on EPA’s proposed Clean Water Act rule. Nebraska Farm…

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Noem: TPA Needs More Votes to Pass

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In his State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama emphasized the importance of opening up new trade markets as…