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North Dakota Hosting Southeast Asian Soybean Trade Group

Soybean buyers and processors from five southeast Asian countries are in North Dakota this week meeting with farmers and learning…

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Pork Chef Winner Named In Contest In Rapid City

A winner was named Sunday in the third annual South Dakota Pork Producers Council Taste of Elegance competition in Rapid…

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South Dakota Cattle Executives Named Friends Of The Beef Industry

The Executive Directors of the South Dakota Stock Grower’s and Cattlemen’s Association were named “”Friends of the Beef Industry” by…

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ASA President Pleased With Deregulation Of Enlist Duo Soybeans

USDA has deregulated Dow’s 2-4-D resistant Enlist Duo soybeans. American Soybean Association President Ray Gaesser is pleased with the decision…

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NPPC Reacts Favorably To Antibiotic Executive Order

Last week President Obama signed an executive order calling for a five year plan to track highly resistant bacterial infections.…

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South Dakota Farm Leader Pleased With Jobs Bill Passage

Last week Thursday the House passed the Jobs for America Act. The measure contains Section 179, an important tax extender…

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Operating Committee Recommends 2015 Budget

The Operating Committee of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board has approved a total of 18 proposals for check off funding. The…

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Farm Safety Expert Says Be Aware During Safety Week

This week is National Farm Safety and Health Week and the primary advice from one expert is to be aware…

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…

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China Buys $ 2.3 Billion Worth Of U.S. Soy

This week while in Milwaukee, Chinese buyers agreed to purchase $ 2.3 billion of U.S. soy products. The announcement made…

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Rapid City To Host Pork Taste Of Elegance Event

Eight chefs will be competing in the third annual South Dakota Pork Producers Council Taste of Elegance competition this Sunday…

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Scholarship Fund Raiser At SDSU Beef Bowl On Saturday

The annual Beef Bowl at South Dakota State University in Brookings is set for this Saturday. SDSU Extension Beef Specialist…

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Cattle Industry Impact To Be Seen At Beef Bowl

The economic impact the cattle industry makes in South Dakota will be the focus of this weekend’s SDSU Beef Bowl…

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ACE Backs Senator’s STB ReAuthorization Legislation

The American Coalition for Ethanol is backing South Dakota Senator John Thune’s Surface Transportation Board Re Authorization Act of 2014…

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Swine Specialist Says Don’t Let Up On PEDV Control

Just because the weather is changing and the warm conditions of summer have passed doesn’t mean pork producers should lighten…

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IRFA Wants Vice President To Back RFS

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association is asking Vice President Joe Biden to come forward with the administration’s support of higher…

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Musicians To Perform At Event Protesting Pipeline

On September 27th, Music stars Willie Nelson and Neil Young will be performing on the Tanderup farm near Neligh, Nebraska…

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Nebraska To Host International Conference

Nebraska which exports $ 454 million worth of ag products to Japan has been chosen to host the 2018 Japan…

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NPPC Concerned TPP Discussions Remain Stalled

Last week U.S. and Japanese negotiators met to try and resolve differences over the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement. Japan has…

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RFA Wants EPA To Quit Stifling E 15

The Renewable Fuels Association is asking EPA administrator Gina McCarthy to equalize the volatility requirements for both E 15 and…

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Iowa Lottery Moving To New Building

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The head of the Iowa Lottery says his agency's move into a new building is still scheduled to happen before the end of the year.

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Heineman Names Nelson Lt. Governor

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says many factors led him to choose state Senator John Nelson, an attorney from Omaha, as his lieutenant governor for the final three months of his administration.

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Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Boosts Interest in Clean Energy

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The Wind and Solar Conference in La Vista offers a large pool of resources for anyone interested in clean energy development.

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CNA Training Program Aimed at Boosting Labor Pool

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The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.