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South Dakotan Now YFR Vice Chair

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Dow Asking USDA To De Regulate Enlist Seeds

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USDA is looking at full deregulation of Dow’s Enlist Seeds, which would be the first corn and soybeans developed with…

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Illinois Economist Gives 2014 Corn And Soybean Outlook

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  Corn prices have dropped 40-percent from their highs in reaction to a record U.S. corn crop in 2013.  However,…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Farmers And Ranchers Alliance Survey Looks At Consumer Decisions

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The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance recently released the results of its consumer transparency survey. It showed that 59-percent of…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Electric Rates May Stabilize

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Many rural electric cooperatives in South Dakota had to raise rates sharply over the past few years to deal with their wholesale power costs.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

See For Yourself Applications Now Available For Soybean Farmers

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  Farmers can see how their soybean checkoff dollar is being used to improve the price they receive for their…

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Coyote Earns Summit Honor

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South Dakota guard Tia Hemiller was named the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday in a league release.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

T-Wolves Run Over Philly

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Kevin Love posted 26 points and seven rebounds to lead the Timberwolves in a 126-95 rout of the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Jacks Finish High

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The South Dakota State University football team posted top-15 finishes in each of the two major Football Championship Subdivision polls, which were released Monday.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Cyclones Name Offensive Coordinator

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Former Kansas football coach Mark Mangino is the new offensive coordinator at Iowa State.

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

NBA Reschedules Timberwolves Game

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The NBA is rescheduling last month’s game between the Timberwolves and Spurs for April 8th in Minneapolis.

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Fortenberry Gives a Lukewarm Endorsement

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A lukewarm endorsement at best as Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry reacts to the swift change of events

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“Gun” Cell Phone Cases Banned in Minnesota

The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bill banning sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like guns

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Top Leaders in the Iowa Legislature Reject the “anti-establishment” Fervor

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The top two leaders in the Iowa legislature reject the idea the "anti-establishment" fervor among the nation's voters this year will trickle down and doom incumbents like them running for reelection to the Iowa House and Senate

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Not Much Action Taken on Improving Water Quality

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The Iowa legislature adjourned this year's session without taking much action on improving the state's water quality.

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Property Tax Cuts in Nebraska Depend on Education Aid

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While Nebraska lawmakers were able to pass twenty million dollars in property tax cuts this year, any further progress may take more of a comprehensive approach.