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7 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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7 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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7 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

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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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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…

USDA color logo- approved

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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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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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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…

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks at an event for Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) in Urbandale, Iowa, in this file photo taken January 30, 2016.    REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/Files

1 week 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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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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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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1 week 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

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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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1 week 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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New Minnesota Dairy Committee Formed

A new group formed last week held its first meeting. The Minnesota Dairy Growth Alliance Steering Committee met and heard…

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Nebraska Cattle Group To Work For More Tax Reform

The 2016 Nebraska legislative session is now in the books and members of the State Cattlemen’s Association are hailing the…

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1 week ago

ASI Frustrated With Backlog Of H2A Worker Approvals

A government backlog of approval of H2A immigrant workers by the U.S. Department of Labor is costing the sheep industry…

Blender Pump

1 week ago

IRFA Pleased With Passage Of State Biofuel Tax Incentives

The Iowa House has joined the State Senate in approving legislation to extend several important state tax incentives for renewable…

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1 week ago

Cattle Group To Continue Fighting WOTUS

The U.S. Senate fell short in an effort to block the EPA’s Clean Water Rule also known as WOTUS. The…

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2 weeks ago

GAO Investigation of Cattle Price Drop

This week Senate leaders sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office asking them to review a drastic drop in…

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SD Making Slow Progress Toward Medicaid Expansion

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Slow movement continues in the push to expand Medicaid in South Dakota.

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Short Bridge, Long Debate

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The Yankton County Commission this week approved replacement of a small culvert bridge over a tributary of the James River north east of Yankton.

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Mason City Iowa says “No” to New Hog Plant

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After a six-and-a-half-hour meeting, the city council in Mason City early Wednesday morning split its vote on the development agreement with Prestage Foods.

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Colette Abbott, Wife of USD President Jim Abbot Dies

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University Relations at the University of South Dakota has sent a release to students and staff announcing the death of Colette Abbott, wife of President Jim Abbott.

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State of SD May Face ADA Violations

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The US Justice Department has notified the State of South Dakota of possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to lack of community services.