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Researchers Find PED Virus Could Become Airborne

A new study suggests airborne transmission should be considered a potential route for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus. SDSU Extension Swine…

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Iowa Ag Water Alliance Formed

Three Iowa agricultural groups, the Corn and Soybean Grower Associations and Pork Producers have formed the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance.…

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Minnesota Feedlot Study Looks At Fertilizer Value

A study funded by a grant provided by the Minnesota Corn Grower’s Association is looking at how fertilizer value is…

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Minnesota Milk Executive Hoping For Immigration Solution

Mexico’s President spoke this week of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two day visit to California. President…

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Minnesota Extension Hosting Manure Value Field Day

The University of Minnesota Extension is hosting a fertilizer value manure field day in Lamberton today with demonstrations this afternoon.…

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Storm Hammers One Farm In Edmunds County

A severe storm over the weekend that dropped two tornados in Edmunds County South Dakota did significant structural damage to…

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Nebraska Governor Calls EPA Ag’s Biggest Enemy

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman and State Ag Director Greg Ibach spoke with reporters Monday in conjunction with the Nebraska State…

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ACE Hoping OMB Releases RFS Decision Soon

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent over the final 2014 renewable fuel standard volume obligation rule to the White House…

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NPPC Hoping WTO Ruling Will Help Trade

The World Trade Organization has ruled several import restrictions imposed by Argentina in recent years violate global trade rules. The…

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Farm Bureau Concerned With Rule Impacts

The American Farm Bureau Federation has asked a federal appeals court to reverse a court ruling regarding pollution limits in…

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South Dakota Ag Department Cancels Trade Trip

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and State Beef Breeds Council has cancelled their planned trade mission to Russia that…

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Majority Of Iowa Voters Back Renewable Fuels

A survey conducted of over 500 registered voters in Iowa show them overwhelmingly supporting renewable fuels, especially biodiesel and increases…

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Wind Group Halfway To Equity Goal

Dakota Power Community Wind officials are midway to their equity goal in raising funding for their project to be built…

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ASA Wants EU Biotech Approvals Granted

20 groups including the American Soybean Association want U.S. trade negotiators to push the European Union to give regulatory approval…

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Interim Committee On Highways To Meet This Week

The South Dakota Legislature’s Highway Needs and Financing Interim Committee meets in Pierre Tuesday and Wednesday to take input on…

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R CALF Not Surprised By WTO COOL Decision

  It appears as if the United States has lost its case over Country of Origin Labeling at the World…

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Pork President Says Ruling Means COOL Needs Fixing

  Sources say the U.S. has lost its case at the World Trade Organization over its country of origin labeling…

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Senator Expects Middle Ground On EPA Decision

EPA has yet to release the renewable fuel standard volume requirements for 2014.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says he…

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Nebraska State Fair Opens Today With A New Building

The Nebraska State Fair opens its 11 day run in Grand Island today and goes through Labor day.  State Fair…

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Senator Working To Find Rail Car Solution

Farmers attending Dakota fest this week are very concerned about the large harvest and lack of rail service with car…

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South Dakota Democrats Calling for Answers in EB5

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State Senator Larry Lucas and Democratic Leader Bernie Hunhoff discuss the EB5 program.

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Nebraska Health Organization Names New Director

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State Senator Annette Dubas will serve as new director for NABHO.

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A Veterans Event Being Held in Wagner

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An effort to fight veteran homelessness features a stand down in Wagner, SD.

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South Dakota Teacher Returns with Irreplaceable Experience

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Marci Farmer traveled to the nation's capital to participate in the Siemens STEM Institute.

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Nebraska Women are Invited to Outdoors Workshop

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Becoming an Outdoors Woman is holding another workshop for ladies interested in outdoor activities.