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NPPC Hoping WTO Ruling Will Help Trade

The World Trade Organization has ruled several import restrictions imposed by Argentina in recent years violate global trade rules. The…

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Farm Bureau Concerned With Rule Impacts

The American Farm Bureau Federation has asked a federal appeals court to reverse a court ruling regarding pollution limits in…


South Dakota Ag Department Cancels Trade Trip

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and State Beef Breeds Council has cancelled their planned trade mission to Russia that…


Majority Of Iowa Voters Back Renewable Fuels

A survey conducted of over 500 registered voters in Iowa show them overwhelmingly supporting renewable fuels, especially biodiesel and increases…


Wind Group Halfway To Equity Goal

Dakota Power Community Wind officials are midway to their equity goal in raising funding for their project to be built…

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ASA Wants EU Biotech Approvals Granted

20 groups including the American Soybean Association want U.S. trade negotiators to push the European Union to give regulatory approval…


Interim Committee On Highways To Meet This Week

The South Dakota Legislature’s Highway Needs and Financing Interim Committee meets in Pierre Tuesday and Wednesday to take input on…


R CALF Not Surprised By WTO COOL Decision

  It appears as if the United States has lost its case over Country of Origin Labeling at the World…

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Pork President Says Ruling Means COOL Needs Fixing

  Sources say the U.S. has lost its case at the World Trade Organization over its country of origin labeling…

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Senator Expects Middle Ground On EPA Decision

EPA has yet to release the renewable fuel standard volume requirements for 2014.  South Dakota Senator John Thune says he…


Nebraska State Fair Opens Today With A New Building

The Nebraska State Fair opens its 11 day run in Grand Island today and goes through Labor day.  State Fair…

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Senator Working To Find Rail Car Solution

Farmers attending Dakota fest this week are very concerned about the large harvest and lack of rail service with car…

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NFU Withdraws From Beef Check Off Group

The National Farmers Union has withdrawn from the Beef Check off Working group. The committee was put together made up…


Pork Executive Pleased Tyson Seeking Other Markets

Tyson foods plans on seeking other export markets for pork products that were recently banned from China because of ractopamine…


ICCI Action Fund Files Suit Against EPC

The Iowa Citizen’s for Community Improvement Action Fund has filed a lawsuit against the State’s Environmental Protection Commission. The E-P-C…

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South Dakota Wheat Harvest Half Completed

Spring Wheat harvesters in South Dakota are facing a combination of concerns as they approach the halfway mark.  Wheat Commission…


Farm Bureau Takes EPA To Court Over Privacy Releases

The American Farm Bureau has taken EPA to court over their release of producer’s personal and private information.  AFBF argued…


Researchers Connect Feed To PED Virus

  Pipestone Vet Clinic and SDSU researchers have found working together that swine can get Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus from…

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New Angus LLC Working To Open Beef Plant

  New Angus LLC the company that bought the old Northern Beef Packing Plant in Aberdeen South Dakota is working…


ICCI May Go To Court Over CWA Rule

  Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement members are unhappy with the State Environmental Protection Commission’s vote to approve a Clean…

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Gas Prices Dropping


Fall arrives next week and gasoline prices are falling in Iowa.

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Money Education Promoted


A group of educators and representatives from Iowa banks and credit unions is recommending a series of steps to boost what K-through-12 students in Iowa schools are taught about managing money.

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Trying To Restore Trust


Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says state government is moving forward to restore trust after the prison sentence miscalculation scandal.

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Company To Add Jobs In Yankton

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SAPA Extrusions is beginning an expansion project which will add more capacity and employees to its plant in Yankton.

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Health Groups Push For Medicaid Expansion

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While the debate over expanding Medicaid may have slipped into the background in South Dakota, it isn’t going away.