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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

NPPC Trade Counsel Says TPA Needed For Both TPA And TTIP

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  Trade Promotion Authority legislation has been introduced in both Houses of Congress. It gives the President the authority to…

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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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

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Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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Producers React to Walmart Production Guidelines

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Walmart is urging U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics and improve treatment of livestock. They’re asking meat producers,…

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Ethanol Industry Looking at Japan Export Market

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Representatives of Growth Energy, the Renewable Fuel Association and the U.S. Grains Council were in Tokyo last week trying to…

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Opposing COOL Repeal

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United States Cattlemen Association leaders are working to defend Country of Origin Labeling against Congressional attempts to repeal the law.…

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

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Torrential rains have killed at least 17 people in Texas and Oklahoma, where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city.