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North American Meat Institute officials are pleased the comment period for the recommended dietary guidelines have been extended until May 8 of 2015.
Next week the House Agriculture Committee is expected to begin marking up legislation to repeal or modify the country of origin labeling law.
Legislation calling for repeal of the Estate Tax is expected to be heard in the House Ways and Means Committee next week.
Environmental Working Group officials are not happy with the House Budget Resolution released this week.
The U.S. House budget resolution theyâ€™re proposing would direct the House Ag Committee to cut $ 1 billion over 10 years.
The lawsuit filed by the Des Moines Waterworks against Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun counties has drawn the ire of a Northwest Iowa State Senator.
Thirty two Agricultural groups, including South Dakota Stock Growers, sent a letter to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and to leaders of the House and Senate Ag Committees asking them to reject the dollar increase in the Beef Check Off.
Trade and trade promotion authority was part of the discussion at the just concluded National Farmers Union Convention in Wichita, Kansas.
The leader of the South Dakota Cattlemenâ€™s Association is encouraged by the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the majority of organizations involved in the Beef Check Off working group.
State Farm Bureau leaders were in Washington D.C. last week working on a number of issues.
The majority of the beef industry groups involved in the Beef Check Off working group have signed a memorandum of understanding that calls for a dollar per head increase in the beef check off.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is proposing Railroads pay for a safety upgrade tax that would amount to $ 100,000 annually.
South Dakota Farm Bureau officials are pleased with state legislative passage of the infrastructure funding legislation.
Last week the Congressional Budget Office projected higher costs for the Farm Bill programs than it expected in 2014, shortly after passage of the measure.
Friday, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed SB 45, a compromise measure that defines raw milk for human consumption.
National Grain and Feed Association leaders are concerned about a proposed Department of Transportation Rule that could lead to significantly…
The Waterways Council along with 40 other business groups have some concerns with the Presidentâ€™s budget plan as it regards the countryâ€™s waterways system.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is backing legislation to increase the buffer zones along waterways on agricultural operations.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is concerned about proposed air quality standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
A USDA report this week indicates the amount of corn necessary to make a gallon of ethanol is less than previously believed.