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Viptera Lawsuits Moving Forward

The lawsuits are proceeding against Syngenta for lost U.S. corn sales in 2014 tied to China’s rejection of several billion…

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South Dakota Lawmakers Question CRP Sign-up Results

South Dakota’s Congressional delegation is questioning the latest Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up results. Only 101 acres in South Dakota…

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Approps Committee Defunds EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Rule

Cattle industry leaders are pleased with the mark-up of the 2017 spending bill by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior…

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Pork Producer Testifies on GIPSA to House Committee

The House Ag Committee’s livestock subcommittee has been holding hearings this week on the state of the nation’s livestock industry.…

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Legislation Would Provide Ag Exemption from Fuel Storage Rules

Legislation that would provide an agricultural exemption from EPA’s Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures Act, or SPCC was introduced in…

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House Ag Subcommittee Looks at GIPSA Rule

At Wednesday’s hearing of the House Agriculture Committee’s livestock subcommittee pork industry leaders expressed opposition to USDA re-proposing the GIPSA…

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WCB Farmers Face Planting Delays

Farmers in a pocket of the western corn belt are facing planting delays that aren’t being adequately reflected in the…

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Governor Dayton Considers Special Session for Unfinished Business

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says he’s willing to call a special session to work on unfinished business, including a transportation…

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Veto Threat of House’s Energy and Water Spending Bill

The White House has threatened to veto the House’s 2017 energy and water spending bill. Soy Transportation Coalition Executive Director…

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Grassley Questions Bayer Monsanto Merger

Bayer’s proposed takeover of Monsanto may be sidelined according to industry sources. Meanwhile, one key opponent of possibly anti-competitive deals…

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Senate Ag Committee Holds Hearing on State of Cattle Industry

The Senate Agriculture Committee will be holding a hearing tomorrow to review the state of the U.S. cattle industry and…

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Corn Exports Generate Nearly $75 Billion Economic Impact

Export of U.S. corn and corn products generated nearly $75 billion in annual output in 2014. That’s according to Informa…

Minnesota Pork Producers Association Logo Approved

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Minnesota Pork Producers Await Governor’s Signature on Bills

Agriculture scored some wins during the Minnesota state legislative session and now farm groups are waiting for the Governor to…

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Goule to Head National Association of Wheat Growers

The National Association of Wheat Growers has named a new Chief Executive Officer. National Farmers Union’s Senior Vice President of…

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Northwest Iowa Landowners Filed Lawsuit Against Dakota Access

Northwest Iowa landowners have filed a pair of lawsuits to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Des Moines…

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Minnesota Lawmakers Unable to Pass Transportation Bill

Minnesota state lawmakers were unable to come to an agreement on passing a transportation bill this session. While that was…

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Minnesota Lawmakers Pass Property Tax Relief

Minnesota state lawmakers were able to wrap up their 2016 session by passing a property tax relief measure. The tax…

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FDA Announces New Food Label that Targets Added Sugar

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the most radical overhaul in nutrition labels in decades, putting sugar in the…

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EPA to Propose Pollinator Rule

Environmental Protection Agency officials say they intend to propose a pollinator rule before President Obama’s term in office ends. South…

RCalf Logo- Approved

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GIPSA Funding Included in Senate Approps Bill

Late last week the Senate Appropriations Committee approved funding for the GIPSA rule, which was left out of the House…

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PDR Disabled You Deer Hunt Looks For Disabled Children

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The PDR Disabled Youth Deer Hunt is looking for disabled adolescents to attend a free whitetail deer hunt.

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Gov Dayton Says Clinton is Best Qualified for President

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has maintained support for Presumptive Democratic Nominee, Hillary Clinton

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Epidemiologist Warns of Ticks Over Memorial Day Weekend

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With Memorial Day weekend just ahead, thousands of Nebraskans will be heading out on their first camping trips of the season -- and they'll need to take precautions against ticks.

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Iowa Police Chief Retires

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Officials in Iowa City will be looking for a new police chief. Sam Hargadine on Monday announced his retirement, effective June 30.

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Dairy Overlay District May Come Soon to Yankton

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The Yankton County Commission will host a public meeting this week to talk about forming a dairy overlay district.