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Study Shows Reliability Of Soybean Shipments

International soybean customers prefer the reliability and predictability of U.S. shipments compared to those from Argentina and Brazil. That’s according…

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NCBA Hails Veto Of California Anti Antibiotic Law

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is pleased that California Governor Jerry Brown this week vetoed legislation that would have curbed…

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R CALF Wants Stronger AntiTrust Enforcement

R CALF wants the Obama administration to follow through on earlier promises and bring stronger enforcement of U.S. antitrust laws…

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Nation’s Cooperatives Set Record Last Year

Kicking off National Cooperatives month, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the nation’s cooperative set a record in 2013 with…

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Ag Secretary Says Railroads Need To Catch Up

Rail officials should have anticipated the large grain harvest farmers are dealing with and should have been ready with adequate…

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Farm Bureau Pleased Brazil WTO Case Resolved

Wednesday the United States and Brazil settled a ten year old World Trade Organization dispute over Cotton. The ruling keeps…

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NFU Says Ag Secretary To Propose New Beef Check Off

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack met this week with the beef checkoff working group and with National Farmers Union to talk…

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National Milk Group Still Working For Immigration Reform

House Speaker John Boehner says there is still time to do an immigration overhaul. Prior to recessing the House failed…

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Biodiesel Board Files Complaint With European Commission

The National Biodiesel Board has filed comments with the European Union Commission challenging what it calls unfair trade duties that…

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U.S. And Brazil End WTO Cotton Case Dispute

Today, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced the U.S. and Brazil have reached agreement to…

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Ranchers Continue Recovery From Last Year’s Atlas Blizzard

This month marks the one year anniversary of the Atlas Blizzard that killed tens of thousands of livestock in West…

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Iowa Agribusiness Association Opposes WOTUS Rule

The Agribusiness Association of Iowa wants EPA to completely get rid of its proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule that…

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Nebraska Ag Sales Tax Exemption Takes Effect Today

A sales tax exemption goes into effect in Nebraska today on repair and replacement parts for ag machinery and equipment.…

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Sheep Association Sets Policies, Elects Officers

The South Dakota Sheep Grower Association members re elected officers at their convention this past weekend. President Max Matthews of…

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NFU Takes Part In UN CLimate Summit

Last week the United Nation’s Climate Summit was held in New York City. Three agricultural groups were represented including National…

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Unapproved Biotech Wheat Found In Montana

Unapproved biotech wheat has been discovered in a second state. APHIS says Monsanto’s Roundup Ready wheat has been found in…

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South Dakota Stock Grower’s Approve Policy, Elect Officers

South Dakota Stock Grower’s Association members held their convention in Rapid City over the weekend and re-elected President Bob Fortune…

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ICCI Supports WOTUS Proposed Rule

Monday, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement members protested in Des Moines ahead of a meeting of stakeholders opposed to EPA’s…

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Corn And Soybean Harvest Running Behind Normal

The corn and soybean harvest is running behind normal in the northwestern corn belt. USDA’s crop progress report showed corn…

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South Dakota Wind Farm Breaks Escrow

Dakota Power Community Wind project which is planned for Lincoln County South Dakota has broken escrow on its $ 4…

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Today Is Winter Awareness Day

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Today is “Winter Weather Awareness Day” in South Dakota.

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Employee Wins Harley

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When Johnathon Egge went to work at Kolberg-Pioneer in Yankton yesterday, he didn’t know he would be taking a custom…

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Minimum Wage Forum Held

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A forum discussing Initiated Measure 18 was held in Yankton last night.

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South Dakota Prepares For Ebola

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Emergency managers across South Dakota are getting guidelines on how to plan for a possible ebola outbreak.

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Disaster Recovery Field Office Closes

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The Wayne disaster recovery field office closed this past weekend. The Grand Island office closed earlier.