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RFA Says Peru And Panama Good Markets For Ethanol

Last week representatives of the Renewable Fuels Association, U.S. Grains Council and Growth Energy traveled to Panama and Peru on…

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Farmers Union Wants Tax Extenders Bill Passed

Farmers Union wants the lame duck Congress to approve tax extender’s legislation that has been bogged down for some time.…


Some Surprises In USDA’s Supply And Demand Report

USDA provided a few surprises in the November supply and demand reports by lowering corn yield, production and ending stocks,…

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Cattle Group Pleased Second Beef Check Off Being Proposed

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is pleased Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the opening of a comment period for…

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Second Beef Check Off Not Sitting Well With Some Producers

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack’s plan for going forward with a second beef check off isn’t sitting well with some producers.…

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Animal Antibiotic Task Force Formed

The American Veterinary Medical College and Association of Public Land Grant Universities have formed a task force to advise the…

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Soybean See For Yourself Mission Set For January

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council is hosting a See for Yourself mission January 26-29. The program allows…


Farm Official Doesn’t See Farm Bill Being Opened Up

Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson, ranking member on the House Ag Committee said last week he thinks Congress will be able…


BOLD Will Try And Educate New Senators On Pipeline

It appears as if Tuesday’s election results giving the Republicans control of the Senate may lead to a vote early…

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South Dakota Farm Bureau Developing Wetland Mitigation Bank

South Dakota Farm Bureau has been awarded a $75,000 Conservation Innovation Grant from the NRCS to develop a first-ever agricultural…


USDA Taking Public Comment On CSP

South Dakota NRCS officials are working on renewing contracts for producers enrolled in the Conservation Stewardship Program. State NRCS CSP…

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Milk Group Pushing For Market Access In TPP

Trans Pacific Partnership talks remain at impasse with Japan holding tight on protecting their sensitive products and the U.S. insisting…

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Farm Leader Sees Positives And Negatives From Election Results

Tuesdays election results show Nebraska picking up a new Congressman in Democrat Brad Ashford replacing incumbent Republican Lee Terry and…

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NAWG President Pleased Kansas Senator To Lead Ag Committee

Kansas Senator Pat Roberts who narrowly won re election Tuesday is slated to become the new Chairman of the Senate…

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United States Officials Pressing China On Approving MIR 162

The U.S. continues to press China to approve the MIR 162 event after trade disruptions earlier this year. The biotech…

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Corn President Pleased With Ballot Results On GMOs

Ballot measures in Oregon and Colorado that would have required labeling of G-M-Os were rejected by voters in those states…


ACE Leader Lauds New RFA E 15 Study

A new analysis done by the Renewable Fuels Association shows that auto manufacturers approve the use of E 15 in…


Cattle President Looking Forward To Working With New Senator

Iowa Cattlemen Association leaders think Tuesdays sweep by the Republicans in gaining control of the U.S. Senate will help them…

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South Dakota Farm Leader Opposes EPA GGH Rule

South Dakota Farm Bureau leaders are concerned about a proposed EPA rule on greenhouse gases from power plants. The comment…

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National Pork Board Unveils 5 Year Strategic Plan

The National Pork Board has released its new strategic plan for the next five years. The plan contains three main…

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Democrats Trying To Improve Performance


Democratic activists from across the state are coming together in an effort to better prepare future candidates for election success.

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Yankton Sales Tax Trend Positive


The positive sales tax trend for the City of Yankton is continuing.

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Rounds Looking Forward To January


South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds says he is glad the campaign is over, and he is looking forward to January in Washington.

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Noem Opposes President’s Immigration Order

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President Obama told the American people that the time to change the nation's immigration system is now, and he's taking action to make that happen.

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Gas Tax Increase Possible In Iowa


Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says he's open to considering all options that might boost the amount of money available to fix Iowa's roads and bridges.