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Iowa Pork Producer Association_Logo_approved

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New Iowa Pork Producers President Outlines Goals

Northeast Iowa producer Al Wulfekuhle is the new President of the Iowa Pork Producers Association and has set many goals…

Tyson plant approved-Reuters

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NPPA Call for Passage of LB 176

Nebraska Pork Producer Association members are hoping State Senators pass on final reading today LB 176, a measure that would…

Nebraska Ethanol Board logo-approved

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Senators Debate Energy Bill and Anti-Ethanol Amendments

Senators are considering three anti-ethanol amendments this week as they debate the energy bill. Renewable Fuel Association’s Senior Vice President…

SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

7 days ago

SDFU Opposes Governor’s Education Funding Plan

South Dakota Farmers Union leaders have concerns with portions of Governor Dennis Daugaard’s education legislation. Farmers Union’s Legislative Specialist Matt…

National Farmers Union Logo for WNAX-approved

1 week ago

Farm Group Opposes ChemChina Deal to Buy Syngenta

Syngenta has agreed to a $43 billion cash offer from ChemChina to purchase their pesticide business. That’s pending shareholder and…

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1 week ago

Monsanto Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans Get China Nod

Wednesday Monsanto announced its commercial launch plans for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans after receiving import approval in China. U.S.…

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ICON One of Farm Groups Opposing LB 176

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska are one of five agricultural groups opposing LB 176, a measure that would allow packers…

USDA color logo- approved

1 week ago

NASS Surveying Certified Organic Farmers

USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service is gathering new data on organic agriculture production. They’re surveying Certified Organic crop and livestock…

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SDSU Pork Classic Showcases Large Industry Impact

The South Dakota pork industry will be showcased at the SDSU Pork Classic on Saturday in Brookings. SDSU Extension Swine…

NE Capitol

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NE Unicameral to Hear Property Tax Relief Bills

The first of two measures to address property tax relief will be heard Thursday in the Nebraska Unicameral. Governor Pete…

Beef Checkoff logo- approved

1 week ago

Cattlemen Generally Support Check-off Program

The majority of cattle producers say they support the National Beef Check-off program. Colorado cow calf producer and Cattlemen’s Beef…

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House Ag Committee Says Ag Did Its Part of Deficit Reduction

The House Ag Committee told House Budget Committee Members not to cut agriculture further, saying agriculture has done its job…

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1 week ago

Weed Resistance Focus of ND Seminar

With farmers facing increasing weed resistance problems they need to look at various strategies for prevention and control. That’s the…

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1 week ago

Coalition Calling for Lifting of Cuba Trade Embargo

The United States Ag Coalition for Cuba is calling for repeal of the trade embargo with Cuba and liberalization of…

Blender Pump

1 week ago

Anti-Biofuels Amendment Attempts on Energy Legislation

The Senate could take up energy legislation this week that includes a pair of anti-biofuel amendments. One would repeal the…

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Non-Partisan Policy Groups Says NE Property Tax Cap Won’t Work

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has gained support from some agricultural groups for his plan to call for the legislature to…

National Milk Producers Federation logo-Approved

1 week ago

NE State Dairy Association Looking at Public Policy at Convention

Nebraska State Dairy Association members gather in Columbus February 18 for their annual convention. Chris Galen with the National Milk…

USDA color logo- approved

2 weeks ago

Margin Protection Program Needs Tweaking

USDA officials say more than half of the nation’s dairy farms have signed up for the second year of the…

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2 weeks ago

Congressional Attempt to Eliminate NPDES Permit Rule

The Nebraska Farm Bureau is backing legislation in Congress to eliminate the EPA’s NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit)…

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2 weeks ago

U of M Study Shows Another Way Bird Flu Was Spread

A University of Minnesota study shows farmers tilling fields near poultry barns potentially contaminated with wild waterfowl feces may have…

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem; Republicans Drop ACA Repeal Attempts for Now

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President Obama recently vetoed a bill passed by Congress that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

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Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Gets Federal Budget Boost….Sort of…

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President Obama released his last budget request this week for the fiscal year starting in October.

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SD House Debate on School Funding Bill Halted by Procedural Move

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A potential vote on a bill that would raise the state sales tax by a half cent was halted by a procedural move in the South Dakota House yesterday.

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Fargo Police Officer Shot, Not Expected to Survive

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A FARGO NORTH DAKOTA POLICE OFFICER WHO RESPONDED TO A DOMESTIC INVOLVING AN ARMED SUSPECT IN A NORTH FARGO HOME WAS SHOT AND MORTALLY WOUNDED LAST NIGHT.

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Iowa Senators Disagree on Education Funding

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A debate over funding for K-12 education in the Iowa Senate included claims that many schools could be forced to cut their literacy programs.