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Citizens Group Files Lawsuit Against EPA

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics has filed a lawsuit against the EPA because the agency failed to produce communication records…


National Milk Producers Federation Holding Annual Meeting

Attendees at The National Milk Producer Federation’s Annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas today through Wednesday will be talking about a…

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Farm Group Concerned About Delay Of Tax Extenders Bill

Congress has yet to deal with tax extender’s legislation that includes several provisions important to farmers and ranchers. There is…


Iowa Premium Beef Holds Ribbon Cutting In Tama, Iowa

Thursday Iowa Premium Beef held the ribbon cutting for its Tama processing plant. Private investment of $40 million has been…

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RFA Officials Tout DDG’s At Export Exchange Meeting

Close to 500 people, half of them international buyers of coarse grains attended this week’s Export Exchange in Seattle, Washington.…


Four Groups Want WTO COOL Decision Appealed

Four groups supporting the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling law want the WTO decision finding it trade distorting appealed. Lori…

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Reform Coalition Wants Congress To Fix COOL

The COOL reform coalition wants Congress to step in and fix the U.S. Labeling law to bring it into compliance…


Grains Council And RFA Host Export Exchange

Close to 40 countries were represented at this week’s Export Exchange in Seattle, Washington. The event co-sponsored by U.S. Grains…


Appeals Court Upholds Consumer’s Right To E 15 Fuel

Tuesday, a U.S. Appeals Court denied an attempt to keep E 15 from reaching consumers. The U.S. Circuit Court of…

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Aphids Showing Up On South Dakota Winter Wheat

A warmer than usual fall has led to aphids showing up on some winter wheat fields in South Dakota this…

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Crop Life America Lauds EPA For Pesticide Drift Star Program

This week EPA announced a new voluntary drift reduction technology program to encourage the use of verified, and safer pesticide…

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Canada Wants Japan To Come To Table On TPP

The U.S. isn’t the only country that wants Japan to lower its tariffs to zero in a final TPP agreement.…

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SDSU Farmers Union Club Sponsors Former Senator In Parade

The South Dakota Farmers Union’s collegiate club at South Dakota State University has decided to honor former U.S.Senator Larry Pressler…

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Senator Says Hold Tough Stance With Japan In TPP

Despite the resignation of Japan’s Minister of Trade and Industry this week, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s looking to…


Canadian Officials Serious About COOL Retaliation

Canada is looking at possible retaliation over the WTO decision this week that favored them and Mexico over the U.S.…


USDA Launches New Farm Bill Program

Tuesday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the implementation of a new farm bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers…

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Fuels America Buys Ads Backing Several Candidates

The Fuels America Coalition has launched a six figure advertising purchase on radio and television in support of re election…

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Common Ground at Expo for Her

South Dakota Common Ground members struck a conversation about food production with Sioux Falls area consumers attending the Expo for…

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NE Governor Pushes E85 Use

Governor Dave Heineman has joined ag leaders to encourage Nebraskans to fill up with E 85 fuel. State Ethanol Board…

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EWG Disappointed With Registration Of Enlist Duo Herbicide

The Environmental Working Group is disappointed that EPA has approved Enlist Duo Herbicide manufactured by Dow Agro Sciences. E-W-G’s Senior…

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District 17 Candidates Discuss Workforce Development


As several industries in communities throughout the state struggle to fill skilled positions, workforce development has gained increased attention in…

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Electoral College An Issue In Senate Race


A bill that did not pass in this year’s Nebraska legislative session is an issue in the District 40 Senate race.

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District 16 Senate Candidates Spar


There is a spirited race for the District 16 Senate seat in southeast South Dakota.

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Gant Predicts Low Voter Turnout


Despite all the noise surrounding the four way Senate race in South Dakota, voters don’t appear to be all that enthusiastic, at least not yet.

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Guardrails To Stay For Now

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is not planning to pull out special ends put on guardrails that are the focus of a Texas lawsuit until they get more information from federal transportation officials.