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24 hours ago

EWG Stands By Farm Subsidy Report Rich Get Richer

The Environmental Working Group is standing by its recent report the Rich Get Richer that claims 50 American billionaires are…

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1 day ago

Farm Policy Facts Coalition Challenging EWG Report

A newly formed farm coalition is challenging a recent report issued by the Environmental Working Group. The EWG report titled…

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1 day ago

Grain Groups Asking APHIS To Move Slowly On Biotech Rules

The National Grain and Feed Association along with four other grain groups are asking APHIS to slow down on making…

SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

1 day ago

Farm Group Presidential Candidate Disputes Conceding Election

The challenger in the recent South Dakota Farmers Union President’s race, Garret Bischoff of Huron, says he’s not conceding the…

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1 day ago

Cattle Groups Pleased GAO Investigating Cattle Price Collapse

R-CALF leaders are pleased the Senate Judiciary Committee is asking the Government Accountability Office to investigate the 2015 cattle price…

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2 days ago

Compromise Language on Biotech Labeling Coming in Senate Ag Committee

The Senate Ag Committee is working on compromise language on the biotech labeling bill that could be offered yet this…

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2 days ago

Osteopathic Study on Meat Based on Weak Data

A review of large scale studies published in the Journal of the Osteopathic Association calling out meat for a host…

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2 days ago

Coalition Opposes TPP Agreement

A coalition of 160 farm and food groups are asking Congress to vote against the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement.…

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2 days ago

Iowa Legislature Passes Funding for Blend Pump Program

By a unanimous vote, Iowa lawmakers in both the House and Senate passed legislation continuing funding for the states renewable…

FFA Logo color approved

2 days ago

Windom FFA Member New Minnesota FFA President

Windom High School Senior Spencer Wolter has been named the Minnesota State FFA President for 2016-2017. The group wrapped up…

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3 days ago

Farm Bureau Leader Pleased With Choice Of New SDSU President

This week the South Dakota Board of Regents chose SDSU Ag Dean Dr. Barry Dunn to be the new President…

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3 days ago

ASI Weighing In On Mandatory Price Reporting Rules

American Sheep Industry Association leaders are weighing in with USDA as they take public comment on their Mandatory Livestock Price…

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3 days ago

Bon Homme County Pork Producer Concerned Over Zoning Proposal

Bon Homme County South Dakota Pork Producer Dave Guthmiller who has five finishing hog operations in the county and is…

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3 days ago

Group Favors Bon Homme County Zoning Proposal

This week the Bon Homme County South Dakota Zoning Board approved a recommendation to the County Commission for tougher animal…

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3 days ago

Wind Energy Funding Amendment Passes The Senate

Tuesday the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan amendment offered by Iowa’s Chuck Grassley and Oregon’s Jeff Merkley. Senator Grassley says…

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4 days ago

Growth Energy Disappointed USA Didn’t Include Biofuels In Paris Deal

The Obama administration failed to include biofuel benefits in America’s plan to combat climate change during the Paris climate talks…

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4 days ago

Senate Committee To Mark Up WRDA Bill

This week the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is expected to mark up a Water Resources and Development Act…

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4 days ago

Potential Corn Market Seen In Cuba

Last week a trade delegation from Cuba visited the United States and was hosted by U.S. Grains Council. That market…

National Milk Producers Federation logo-Approved

4 days ago

Dairy Group Wants Dairy Issues Addressed In TPP

A group of close to 50 U.S. House members have written to US Trade Representative Michael Froman and Ag Secretary…

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4 days ago

NPPC Pleased Trademark Payments Approved

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has announced it will approve the $ 3 million annual payment by the National Pork Board…

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Genetically Engineered Miniature Pigs Aiding in Research

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A northwest Iowa company may be leading something of a shift to swine in medical research

14 hours ago in Local

Minnesota Traffic Deaths Reach 100

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There have been 100 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.

16 hours ago in Local

Iowa Legislators Struggle to Conclude the 2016 Session

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The Iowa D-O-T's request for an extra 10-million dollars to cover negotiated salary increases is one of the sticking points that remains as lawmakers struggle to conclude the 2016 legislative session.

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Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

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Rural airports in Nebraska will be able to apply for federal funding now that Congress has approved a rider to the FAA reauthorization sponsored by Congressman Adrian Smith

17 hours ago in Local

Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

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A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.