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Wheat Commission Excited About New Kennebec Facility

The South Dakota Wheat Commission is excited about the new agronomy, fertilizer and shuttle loading facility being built at Kennebec…

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Corn Harvest Lagging In Western Corn Belt

Corn harvest has been lagging in the western corn belt as farmers have been waiting for the late maturing crop…

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Alliance Calls For Gold Standard In TPP

At their recent annual meeting the Five Nation Beef Alliance called for all TPP nations to back ‘’gold standard outcomes”.…

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Nebraska Farm Group Has Problems With Beef Check Off

One Nebraska Agriculture group wants the present beef check off program reformed but stopped short of backing a second program…

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United States Wins Important WTO Case Over India

This week the United States won an important trade victory at the World Trade Organization. The ruling was in favor…

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RFA Chairman Says Certain Policy Needed On RFS

At a recent biofuels conference held in Minneapolis, Renewable Fuel leaders said the Obama administration has undermined the commercial success…

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Sunflower Disease Showing Up Due To Wet Conditions

Phomopsis, a stalk disease that hits sunflowers first showed up in South Dakota last fall. National Sunflower Association Executive Director…

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Groundbreaking In Kennebec For New Wheat Growers Facility

Groundbreaking is being held today in Kennebec for South Dakota Wheat Grower’s new $ 45 million agronomy, fertilizer and shuttle…

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Common Sense Releases WOTUS Analysis

Tuesday, Common Sense, Nebraska, the Coalition fighting EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule unveiled their analysis of how the…

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Cattle Groups Want Present Check Off Left Alone

The Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association along with 41 other state cattle groups and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association have written Ag…

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Milk Group Says E.U. Using Back Door Approach On GIs

Recently the European Union entered into a bi lateral trade agreement with Canada. Under the deal Canada gave up on…

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South Dakota Stock Growers Oppose EPA Rule

Last week the South Dakota Stock Grower’s teamed up with the State Farm Bureau in holding a series of meetings…

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Farmers Union President Skeptical About Possible Rail Merger

Last week, Canadian Pacific Railroad officials approached CSX rail leaders about a proposed merger than would have had a market…

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Nebraska Farm Group Hoping For Tax Code Revamping

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is in line to become chairman of the Senate Finance Committee next year if Republicans gain…

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South Dakota Producers Battling Swine Viruses

South Dakota State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says since May of 2013, South Dakota has had 38 cases of swine…

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Working For Property Tax Reform

Neither of Minnesota’s candidates running for Governor are likely to cut property taxes for the state’s farmers and ranchers. Incumbent…

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Search Process Underway For New State Fair Manager

South Dakota Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch says he’s in the process of working with a committee to find a new…

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POET Official Says Strong RFS Volume Rule Needed

Renewable Fuel businesses are anxiously awaiting EPA’s decision on the volume requirements for the R-F-S for 2014. POET’s Director of…

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Minnesota Vets Conduct PED Virus Study

Veterinarians at the Swine Vet Center at St. Peter, Minnesota recently conducted a Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Study. Dr. Steve Tousignant…

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American Meat Institute Asks Court For Re Hearing On COOL

The American Meat Institute has requested a rehearing from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in their challenge of the…

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Pipeline Certification To Be Opened Up

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission will allow forty three people and organizations to have a say in the certification process for the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Johnson Returns Home

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South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson came full circle with a welcome home ceremony in Vermillion yesterday.

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Penalty Money Comes To Iowa

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Over the past two years Iowa organizations have received more than 400-thousand dollars of the penalty money Penn State University paid the N-C-Double-A after one of its assistant football coaches was found guilty of child sex abuse.

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Unique Power Source For Lincoln Facility

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Innovation Campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will use an innovative energy source.

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Road Projects Near Completion

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Several highway projects will be wrapping up on Highways 81 and 12 in northeast Nebraska.