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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Iowa Cattleman Says Cattlemen’s Beef Board Gets A Clean Audit

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A management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service verified that the Beef Board is operating…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

National Milk Group Expects Dairy Policy To Pass

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House Speaker John Boehner says the farm bill conference report will not include supply management provisions for the dairy program.…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

NFU President Confident COOL Will Win In Appeals Court

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Late last week the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the ongoing Country of…

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

SDEA Lobbies For Education Funding

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The 2014 legislative session in South Dakota begins this week in Pierre.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Nebraska Cattle Group Hires New Legislative Director

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  Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has hired Laura Field as their State Legislative Executive Director. She replaces Pete McClymont who was…

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Committee Begins Work

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While the South Dakota legislature gets underway this week, it will take a few days for introduced bills to work their way into committee hearings.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Bridge Plaza On City Agenda

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The Yankton City Commission will get an update at their meeting tonight of progress on the proposed Meridian Bridge Plaza.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Future Of Rail Line Still In Doubt

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While there is a proposal for a large rail loading grain facility at the Napa Junction in western Yankton County, there has been little progress on restoring service on the rail line west from there into Charles Mix County.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Iowa Scores Major Upset

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Iowa took another step toward being considered a national contender this season in college basketball.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Timberwolves Popped By Spurs

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Kawhi Leonard posted 17 points and six rebounds to help the Spurs sink the Timberwolves 104-86 in Texas.

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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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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…

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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…