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SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

2 weeks ago

Members Opposed to SDFU Resolutions Speak Out

The District 3 of the South Dakota Farmers Union district has voted in favor of resolutions calling for the resignation…

SD Farmers Union Logo Approved

2 weeks ago

SD Farmers Union District 3 Passes Resolutions Calling for Change

Another South Dakota Farmers Union district has voted in favor of resolutions calling for the resignation of the state officers,…

US Grains Council Approved Logo

2 weeks ago

Cuban Importers Visiting U.S. This Week

A delegation of grain importers and officials from Cuba are traveling in the United States this week. On Monday, the…

FFA Logo color approved

2 weeks ago

Thousands Attend This Week’s Iowa State FFA Convention

More than 5000 FFA members and guests are attending the 88th Annual Iowa State FFA Convention in Ames this week.…

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3 weeks ago

Farm Bureau Leaders Testify, Offer Solutions to Financial Pressure

American Farm Bureau leaders testified last week at a House Ag Sub Committee that there are three steps that can…

WindEnergy

3 weeks ago

Mid American Energy to Build Largest Wind Farm in Iowa

Mid American Energy is filing a request with the Iowa Utilities Board to build WIND 11, a project that will…

corn field approved clipart

3 weeks ago

NFU President Testifies Changes Needed in Next Farm Bill

National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson testified last week at a House Ag Subcommittee hearing and urged lawmakers to focus…

Minnesota Farmers Union Logo Approved

3 weeks ago

MN Farmers Union Scores Legislative Wins

Minnesota Farmers Union welcomed the passage of two measures they supported in the state legislature last week and are hoping…

National Milk Producers Federation logo-Approved

3 weeks ago

National Milk Producers Federation Joins Call for TPP Passage

National Milk Producer Federation leaders are joining other U.S. ag groups in calling for Congress to ratify the Trans Pacific…

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3 weeks ago

Transportation Officials Pleased with Appropriations Legislation

Soy Transportation Coalition officials are pleased with the proposed Energy and Water Appropriations legislation that boosts funding for waterways infrastructure…

market share

3 weeks ago

National Grain and Feed Association Pleased with CFTC Reauthorization

National Grain and Feed Association leaders are pleased with yesterday’s Senate Ag Committee passage of a bill to reauthorize the…

Capitol Reflecting Pond

3 weeks ago

LSP Members Lobby Against Conservation Cuts

The markup of the agricultural appropriations bills took place this week in Congress. Members of the Land Stewardship Project were…

American Coalition for Ethanol Logo Approved

3 weeks ago

ACE Members Lobby on E15 and Higher Ethanol Blends

American Coalition for Ethanol members lobbied members of Congress this week on renewable fuel issues, including the need to increase…

Nebraska Farm Bureau Logo approved

3 weeks ago

Nebraska Farm Bureau Pleased with 2016 Legislative Session

Nebraska State Senators return to Lincoln next week for the final day of their 2016 session to wrap up business…

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3 weeks ago

Nebraska Lawmakers Approve Bill to Clarify Ag Equipment Weight Limits

Nebraska lawmakers have unanimously approved LB 977 which defines and clarifies weight and load limitations for agricultural equipment on state…

Shipping containers approved rueters media stock file

3 weeks ago

Ag Groups Urge Quick Approval of Trans Pacific Partnership

A coalition of U.S. agricultural groups, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, is urging Congress to move quickly to approve…

pipeline

3 weeks ago

Lawsuit to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline Proceeds

A Des Moines law firm has filed a lawsuit against the Iowa Utilities Board for their approval of a permit…

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3 weeks ago

U.S. Trade Representative Renews Push for TPP

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman is renewing the Obama administration’s push for congressional action on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal…

EU Flag approved- clipart

3 weeks ago

ASA Wants EU Pressed to Approve Biotech Traits

American Soybean Association leaders are urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack to press the European…

USDA color logo- approved

3 weeks ago

USDA Changes Dairy Margin Protection Program

This week USDA expanded and enhanced the dairy margin protection insurance program authorized under the farm bill. National Milk Producer…

Recent Headlines

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Fortenberry Gives a Lukewarm Endorsement

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A lukewarm endorsement at best as Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry reacts to the swift change of events

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“Gun” Cell Phone Cases Banned in Minnesota

The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bill banning sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like guns

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Top Leaders in the Iowa Legislature Reject the “anti-establishment” Fervor

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The top two leaders in the Iowa legislature reject the idea the "anti-establishment" fervor among the nation's voters this year will trickle down and doom incumbents like them running for reelection to the Iowa House and Senate

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Not Much Action Taken on Improving Water Quality

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The Iowa legislature adjourned this year's session without taking much action on improving the state's water quality.

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Property Tax Cuts in Nebraska Depend on Education Aid

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While Nebraska lawmakers were able to pass twenty million dollars in property tax cuts this year, any further progress may take more of a comprehensive approach.