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Nebraska Landowners Win Injunction Against Trans Canada

Around 30 Nebraska landowners have won a court victory in Holt County against Trans Canada. BOLD Nebraska Energy Director Ben…

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Grain Group Pleased At BNSF Upgrade

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail officials say they will invest $ 326 million to upgrade rail capacity improvement projects in…

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NPPC President Concerned About Port Stoppage

The slowdown at West Coast Ports due a labor dispute has been hurting export shipments which aren’t occurring. It’s also…

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Nebraska Pork Group Supports LB 176 And 175

Nebraska Pork Producer Association members are backing Senator Ken Schilz’s measures, LB 176 and 175 heard before the Legislature’s Ag…

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Nebraska Farmers Union Opposes Packer Livestock Ownership Bill

Nebraska Farmers Union members are opposing a measure introduced in the Unicameral to allow pork processors to be able to…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Backs LB 175 And 176

Nebraska Farm Bureau leaders are supporting a pair of measures heard in Ag Committee of the Unicameral this week. LB…

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Farm President Wants Section 179 Permanent

The White House is threatening to veto a House measure that would make permanent the Section 179 expensing allowance that…

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Farm Groups Want Gray Wolf De Listed

Minnesota Farmers Union and Farm Bureau leaders are asking Congress to co sponsor legislation to get the Gray Wolf delisted…

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Farm Groups Appealing Court Decision

The American Farm Bureau Federation along with the National Pork Producers Council are appealing a U.S. district court ruling that…

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NPPC Looking To Congress For COOL Fix

The attempt by meat industry groups to stop implementation of Country of Origin Labeling through the courts has failed. That…

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Canadian Pork Official Says COOL Hurting Them

On a recent trip to the United States, Canada’s Ag Minister Gerry Ritz repeated his earlier statements that Canada will…

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Milk Federation Opposing E Verify Without Immigration Reform

National Milk Producer Federation Leaders are concerned with Representative Lamar Smith’s legislation calling for mandated use by employers of an…

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Foundation Sets Goal For Helping Feeding South Dakota

Tuesday the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation announced their goal for their second annual prime time gala this summer is to…

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Cattle Groups Want Check Off Increase

Several cattle industry groups are supporting a Memorandum of Understanding that would increase the beef checkoff and make some changes…

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Wind Association Supports State Senate Measure

The South Dakota Wind Energy Association says a measure introduced in the state legislature, SB 180 will help attract more…

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Nebraska Cattlemen Back Development Bill

The Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association is backing LB 106, a measure introduced by Senator Dan Watermaier to enhance livestock development projects.…

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Minnesota Governor Proposes Mandated Buffers

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has proposed mandated buffer areas around water bodies in the state to enhance the wildlife habitat.…

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Farm Bureau Opposes Aerial Wetland Mapping

The South Dakota Farm Bureau is working with NRCS to make changes to their proposal that would allow offsite methods…

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Dairy President Hoping For Solid TPA Deal

Late Last week House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan said the U.S. should complete the Trans Pacific Partnership leaving…

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NASDA Wants National GMO Labeling

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture have passed a resolution supporting a national uniform labeling policy for genetically…

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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

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The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

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Positives Seen In New Internet rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

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Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

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For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

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Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

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A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.