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Lawmakers Press CME on Live Cattle Delivery Proposal

Cattlemen’s Associations from across the region are praising farm state lawmakers for pressing the CME to change their proposed delivery…


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USDA’s Proposed Organic Rules Concerning to Producers

Thursday, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will debate the agriculture approps bill. The spending measure includes an organic rule provision…

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NPPC Taking Issue With Grassley Packer Ownership Ban

National Pork Producer Council leaders are taking issue with legislation introduced by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley to ban packer ownership…

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Minnesota Legislature Extends Farm Loan Mediation Program

Midnight Sunday the Minnesota Legislature is scheduled to adjourn their 2016 session. State Farmers Union leaders are pleased the House…

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Governor Branstad Signs Blender Pump Legislation

Monday, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed into law the Renewable Fuels Infrastructure Funding legislation. The money goes toward ethanol and…

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Honey Bee Colonies Drop in U.S. and South Dakota

USDA’s first ever Honey Bee Colony Loss Survey showed an eight percent drop in U.S. colonies to start the year…

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Senate Ag Committee Hearing on Cattle Market Volatility

The Senate Agriculture Committee has scheduled a hearing on May 26 to look at the state of the U.S. livestock…

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House Ag Committee Wants Answers on EPA’s Glyphosate Study

The House Agriculture Committee wants the Environmental Protection Agency to explain why the agency accidentally published a final report on…


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Another Bill and Attempt to Cap Ethanol Volume

Four Congressmen led by Virginia Representative Bob Goodlatte have introduced legislation that would cap ethanol blends to no more than…

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Biodiesel Tax Incentive Legislation Introduced

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem has introduced the Biodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act of 2016. The measure extends…

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Nebraska Trade Delegation in Europe

Nebraska Pork Producers Association President Russ Vering is in the European Union this week on a trade mission led by…

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Funding Approved for Modernization of Locks and Dams

Senators have approved the funding measure for the modernization of locks and dams and the inland waterway system on a…

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Smith Introduces FARM Act to Preserve Anhydrous Use

Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith introduced H.R. 5213, the Fertilizer Access and Responsible Management Act Thursday. It repeals OSHA’s interpretive rule…

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Results of CRP Sign-up Disappointing

The results of the general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program turned out disappointing for some farmers. In South Dakota…

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Roberts Wants Biotech Labeling Compromise Vetted

Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts wants any biotech labeling proposal from ranking member Debbie Stabenow to be vetted by…

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USCA Wants Senate Hearing on Cattle Market Volatility

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is asking Congress to investigate the current state of cattle market. USCA Executive Vice President…


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AGP Soybean Processing Plant in Aberdeen on Schedule

AGP’s first soybean processing plant project in South Dakota is progressing on schedule. AGP Vice President Matt Caswell says construction…


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Dairy Industry Wants Obama to Challenge WHO Proposal on Dairy Products

The U.S. dairy industry wants President Obama to challenge a World Health Organization proposal that discourages the consumption of dairy…


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H2A Processing for Immigrant Ag Labor Streamlined

Federal officials say they’ve streamlined the process that farmers use to bring migrant workers into the United States under the…

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Nebraska Pork Producers Concerned with Grassley’s Packer Ban Bill

The reintroduction of legislation to ban packer ownership of livestock by Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is facing some opposition. Nebraska…

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PDR Disabled You Deer Hunt Looks For Disabled Children


The PDR Disabled Youth Deer Hunt is looking for disabled adolescents to attend a free whitetail deer hunt.

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Gov Dayton Says Clinton is Best Qualified for President

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New York University's Kaufman Management Center

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has maintained support for Presumptive Democratic Nominee, Hillary Clinton

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Epidemiologist Warns of Ticks Over Memorial Day Weekend

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With Memorial Day weekend just ahead, thousands of Nebraskans will be heading out on their first camping trips of the season -- and they'll need to take precautions against ticks.

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Iowa Police Chief Retires

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Officials in Iowa City will be looking for a new police chief. Sam Hargadine on Monday announced his retirement, effective June 30.

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Dairy Overlay District May Come Soon to Yankton


The Yankton County Commission will host a public meeting this week to talk about forming a dairy overlay district.