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2 weeks ago

EPA Sends RFS Levels to Office of Management and Budget

This week the Environmental Protection Agency sent the 2017 and 2018 renewable fuel standard volume level proposals to the Office…

SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

2 weeks ago

SD Farmers Union Lawyer Responds to Audit, Ongoing Conflict

District 7 members of the South Dakota Farmers Union voted down resolutions yesterday to call for the resignation of the…

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2 weeks ago

Bon Homme County, SD Divided Over CAFO Issue

Some Bon Homme County, South Dakota residents presented a petition to the county zoning board this week opposing confined animal…

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2 weeks ago

Bon Homme County, SD Calling for CAFO Moritorium

This week a group of Bon Homme County, South Dakota residents led by local farmer Robert Jerke handed in a…

FFA Blue logo- approved

2 weeks ago

Area FFA Members Compete at Iowa State FFA Convention

The Iowa State FFA Convention wrapped up yesterday in Ames with more than 5,000 in attendance including area FFA members.…

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2 weeks ago

Rembrandt Foods to Build Cage-Free Egg Facility in Lake Preston, SD

Rembrandt Foods headquartered in Spirit Lake Iowa will be building a cage-free egg production facility near Lake Preston South Dakota…

SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

2 weeks ago

Members Opposed to SDFU Resolutions Speak Out

The District 3 of the South Dakota Farmers Union district has voted in favor of resolutions calling for the resignation…

SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

2 weeks ago

SD Farmers Union District 3 Passes Resolutions Calling for Change

Another South Dakota Farmers Union district has voted in favor of resolutions calling for the resignation of the state officers,…

US Grains Council Approved Logo

2 weeks ago

Cuban Importers Visiting U.S. This Week

A delegation of grain importers and officials from Cuba are traveling in the United States this week. On Monday, the…

FFA Logo color approved

2 weeks ago

Thousands Attend This Week’s Iowa State FFA Convention

More than 5000 FFA members and guests are attending the 88th Annual Iowa State FFA Convention in Ames this week.…

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2 weeks ago

Farm Bureau Leaders Testify, Offer Solutions to Financial Pressure

American Farm Bureau leaders testified last week at a House Ag Sub Committee that there are three steps that can…

WindEnergy

2 weeks ago

Mid American Energy to Build Largest Wind Farm in Iowa

Mid American Energy is filing a request with the Iowa Utilities Board to build WIND 11, a project that will…

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2 weeks ago

NFU President Testifies Changes Needed in Next Farm Bill

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson testified last week at a House Ag Subcommittee hearing and urged lawmakers to focus…

Minnesota Farmers Union Logo Approved

2 weeks ago

MN Farmers Union Scores Legislative Wins

Minnesota Farmers Union welcomed the passage of two measures they supported in the state legislature last week and are hoping…

National Milk Producers Federation logo-Approved

2 weeks ago

National Milk Producers Federation Joins Call for TPP Passage

National Milk Producer Federation leaders are joining other U.S. ag groups in calling for Congress to ratify the Trans Pacific…

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3 weeks ago

Transportation Officials Pleased with Appropriations Legislation

Soy Transportation Coalition officials are pleased with the proposed Energy and Water Appropriations legislation that boosts funding for waterways infrastructure…

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3 weeks ago

National Grain and Feed Association Pleased with CFTC Reauthorization

National Grain and Feed Association leaders are pleased with yesterday’s Senate Ag Committee passage of a bill to reauthorize the…

Capitol Reflecting Pond

3 weeks ago

LSP Members Lobby Against Conservation Cuts

The markup of the agricultural appropriations bills took place this week in Congress. Members of the Land Stewardship Project were…

American Coalition for Ethanol Logo Approved

3 weeks ago

ACE Members Lobby on E15 and Higher Ethanol Blends

American Coalition for Ethanol members lobbied members of Congress this week on renewable fuel issues, including the need to increase…

Nebraska Farm Bureau Logo approved

3 weeks ago

Nebraska Farm Bureau Pleased with 2016 Legislative Session

Nebraska State Senators return to Lincoln next week for the final day of their 2016 session to wrap up business…

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Nebraska Unicameral Approves Infrastructure Bank

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts hopes the 600-mile expressway system can be completed now that the Unicameral has approved creation of the state infrastructure bank.

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Branstad Gives Positive Review of 2016

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad delivered a mostly-positive review of the 2016 legislative session this morning (Monday)

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South Dakota Hits Jackpot in Gambling Addiction

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The personal finance website “Wallet Hub” released an in-depth report on the most gambling-addicted states.

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Map The Meal Gap 2016 Details Hunger in South Dakota

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Feeding South Dakota has released the “Map the Meal Gap 2016,” an annual study completed by Feeding America.

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SD Starts Internet Tax Fight

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The State of South Dakota has sued four major internet retailers over their failure to pay state sales taxes. In turn, the state was taken to court by two internet trade groups.