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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.”

HandShake

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

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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

In News

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

Medical Stethoscope

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…

Recent Headlines

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Support Not Equitable for Ethanol

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An Iowa Renewable Fuel official says an oil pipeline being considered for the state is eligible for many more government…

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

in Agriculture

Labor Deal Protects Ag Exports

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Farmers in the northwestern cornbelt are relieved exports will continue to move through the Pacific Northwest. Pacific Northwest Longshoremen ratified…

in Agriculture

EPA Not “Enemy of Agriculture”

The Environmental Protection Agency is not an enemy of U.S. agriculture. That was the response from Region 7 EPA Administrator…

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Dairy Margin Protection Program Announced

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Producers can sign up for the farm bill’s new Dairy Margin Protection Program, starting September 2. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom…