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RFA Tells DOE Correct And Update E 85 Data

The Renewable Fuels Association is calling on the U.S. Department of Energy to update its database of E 85 stations…

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NPPC Wants Elimination Of Gate Price In TPP

The National Pork Producers Council has sent a letter to US Trade Representative Michael Froman and Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack…


Meat Export Federation Hosts Mexican Congressmen

The United States Meat Export Federation recently hosted three Congressmen from Mexico and gave them a first hand look at…


California Looking At Banning Antibiotics

A pair of bills have been sent to the California Governor’s Desk regarding antibiotic use in farm animals and humans.…


Bison Leader Excited About Study

In the next few weeks, USDA will be launching the first ever national study of the US. Ranched bison industry.…


NPPC President Says China De Listing Is A Trade Barrier

This week China announced it’s suspending pork exports for six major U.S. plants and six cold storage facilities based on…

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R CALF Opposing Expected Hike In Beef Check Off

A vote could come as soon as today by a working committee set up to reform the Beef Check Off.…

FSA Executive Advises Farmers On New Farm Bill

This week the Farm Service Agency along with the South Dakota Farmers Union hosted one of several meetings aimed at…

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North Dakota Wheat Official Meets With Philippinos

North Dakota Wheat Commission members hosted a trade team of Philippine millers this week. Wheat Commission Vice Chairman David Clough…

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Mounting Opposition To EPA Proposed Rule

Groups from several States including State Attorneys General, farm and business groups are joining the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in…

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ICCI Opposing Oil Pipeline In Iowa

Iowa Citizens For Community Improvement members are voicing opposition to Energy Transfer’s Planned 1100 mile underground oil pipeline that would…


Study Shows No Il Effects From Zilmax

A University of Nebraska study shows no negative health effects from feeding cattle Zilmax. Last year at this time the…


South Dakota State Fair Gets Matching Donation

Huron, South Dakota businessman Earl Nordby has announced he will match donations by the state’s 4H clubs for the new…

Climatologist Says Cool Helped Crops This Summer

The cooler than normal July in South Dakota may have been a blessing in disguise for the state’s farmers. State…


Study Shows High Beef Check Off Return

A new Cornell University study shows every dollar invested in the Beef Check Off from 2006 to 2013 returned about…

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NGFA Concerned About Rail Problem

The National Grain and Feed Association is monitoring the rail service problem that’s happening across the country. NGFA President Randy…

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Iowa Ag Secretary Touts State Fair

The Iowa State Fair, often touted as the country’s biggest and best, is off to a great start. Iowa Secretary…


USDA Report Confirms Record Crops

The August USDA Supply and Demand report confirmed record crops of corn and soybeans, but in the case of corn…


Study Shows High Carbon Pollution From Pipeline

A new study put out by the Stockholm Environment Institute shows the amount of carbon pollution from the Keystone XL…

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Philippine Trade Team Looking At North Dakota Wheat

A trade team of Millers from the Philippines visiting the United States will be in North Dakota on Wednesday. North…

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Clean Up Underway After Strong Storms

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Clean up is underway in Dakota City Nebraska and Sergeant Bluff Iowa after strong storms moved through late Sunday afternoon.

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US Facing Critical Issues in the Mid-East

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South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.

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Labor Day Time to Push for Higher Wages in South Dakota

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South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.

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SD Legislative Committee Asks EB-5 Participant to Appear


The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.

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South Dakota Now Top Hydro-power State

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The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.