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SDSU Farmers Union Club Sponsors Former Senator In Parade

The South Dakota Farmers Union’s collegiate club at South Dakota State University has decided to honor former U.S.Senator Larry Pressler…

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Senator Says Hold Tough Stance With Japan In TPP

Despite the resignation of Japan’s Minister of Trade and Industry this week, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s looking to…

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Canadian Officials Serious About COOL Retaliation

Canada is looking at possible retaliation over the WTO decision this week that favored them and Mexico over the U.S.…

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USDA Launches New Farm Bill Program

Tuesday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the implementation of a new farm bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers…

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Fuels America Buys Ads Backing Several Candidates

The Fuels America Coalition has launched a six figure advertising purchase on radio and television in support of re election…

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NE Winter Wheat Crop Gets Good Start

Nebraska farmers have wrapped this fall’s winter wheat planting and are pleased with the good start. State Wheat Commission Executive…

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Pork Industry Braces For PEDV

The U.S. swine industry is bracing for a resurgence of PEDV as cooler weather hits this fall. Minnesota Pork Producers…

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COOL Compliance Verses Retaliation

Several farm groups including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association want Congress to bring the U.S. COOL rule into compliance and…

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WTO Rules Against U.S. COOL Rule

The World Trade Organization has again ruled against the U.S. and declared its Country of Origin Labeling law violates world…

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SD MN Yield Reports Mixed

Yield reports have been mixed in some areas of the northwestern corn belt with near record soybean yields but some…

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Common Ground at Expo for Her

South Dakota Common Ground members struck a conversation about food production with Sioux Falls area consumers attending the Expo for…

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NE Governor Pushes E85 Use

Governor Dave Heineman has joined ag leaders to encourage Nebraskans to fill up with E 85 fuel. State Ethanol Board…

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NRDC Opposes Enlist Duo Approval

The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a lawsuit to reverse EPA’s approval of Enlist Duo Herbicide. NRDC Senior scientist…

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EWG Disappointed With Registration Of Enlist Duo Herbicide

The Environmental Working Group is disappointed that EPA has approved Enlist Duo Herbicide manufactured by Dow Agro Sciences. E-W-G’s Senior…

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ASA Welcomes Approval Of Enlist Duo Herbicide

Leaders of both the American Soybean Association and National Corn Grower’s are hailing EPA’s approval for registration of Enlist Duo…

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Wheat Commission Excited About New Kennebec Facility

The South Dakota Wheat Commission is excited about the new agronomy, fertilizer and shuttle loading facility being built at Kennebec…

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Corn Harvest Lagging In Western Corn Belt

Corn harvest has been lagging in the western corn belt as farmers have been waiting for the late maturing crop…

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Alliance Calls For Gold Standard In TPP

At their recent annual meeting the Five Nation Beef Alliance called for all TPP nations to back ‘’gold standard outcomes”.…

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Nebraska Farm Group Has Problems With Beef Check Off

One Nebraska Agriculture group wants the present beef check off program reformed but stopped short of backing a second program…

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United States Wins Important WTO Case Over India

This week the United States won an important trade victory at the World Trade Organization. The ruling was in favor…

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Today Is Winter Awareness Day

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Today is “Winter Weather Awareness Day” in South Dakota.

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Employee Wins Harley

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When Johnathon Egge went to work at Kolberg-Pioneer in Yankton yesterday, he didn’t know he would be taking a custom…

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Minimum Wage Forum Held

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A forum discussing Initiated Measure 18 was held in Yankton last night.

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South Dakota Prepares For Ebola

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Emergency managers across South Dakota are getting guidelines on how to plan for a possible ebola outbreak.

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Disaster Recovery Field Office Closes

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The Wayne disaster recovery field office closed this past weekend. The Grand Island office closed earlier.