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Ag Secretary Announces Next Phase Of Farm Bill Implementation

Thursday Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new farm bill programs to help farmers better manage their risk. They will choose…

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Winter Wheat Crop Insurance Deadline Approaching

The signup deadline is quickly approaching for farm program signup and to buy crop insurance for fall planted crops like…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Backing Pete Ricketts For Governor

Thursday the Nebraska Farm Bureau held a news conference to thank Governor Dave Heineman for his support for the state’s…


Farmers Expected To Store And Dry Much Of Their Crops

Farmers will be drying and storing a majority of their production this year with low grain prices and a late…


Nebraska Corn Board Gives Farm Safety Tips

National Farm Safety and Health week takes on special significance this year during Harvest with the record amount of crop…

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Biotech Chair Says General Mills Made Right GMO Decision

The Biotech Committee chair for the National Corn Grower’s Association Jim Zimmerman is hailing the move by General Mills shareholders…

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Biotech Official Pleased With General Mills GMO Support

97 Percent of General Mills shareholders have shot down a proposal that would have forced the company to remove genetically…


Cooperative Official Says Watch Power Lines During Harvest

This week is National Farm Safety and Health Week and with farmers out harvesting, often times power lines and large…


ASI Executive To Speak To South Dakota Sheep Association

American Sheep Industry Association Executive Director Peter Orwick headlines speakers addressing South Dakota Sheep Grower members at their convention this…


North Dakota Hosting Southeast Asian Soybean Trade Group

Soybean buyers and processors from five southeast Asian countries are in North Dakota this week meeting with farmers and learning…


Pork Chef Winner Named In Contest In Rapid City

A winner was named Sunday in the third annual South Dakota Pork Producers Council Taste of Elegance competition in Rapid…

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South Dakota Cattle Executives Named Friends Of The Beef Industry

The Executive Directors of the South Dakota Stock Grower’s and Cattlemen’s Association were named “”Friends of the Beef Industry” by…


ASA President Pleased With Deregulation Of Enlist Duo Soybeans

USDA has deregulated Dow’s 2-4-D resistant Enlist Duo soybeans. American Soybean Association President Ray Gaesser is pleased with the decision…


NPPC Reacts Favorably To Antibiotic Executive Order

Last week President Obama signed an executive order calling for a five year plan to track highly resistant bacterial infections.…


South Dakota Farm Leader Pleased With Jobs Bill Passage

Last week Thursday the House passed the Jobs for America Act. The measure contains Section 179, an important tax extender…


Operating Committee Recommends 2015 Budget

The Operating Committee of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board has approved a total of 18 proposals for check off funding. The…

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Farm Safety Expert Says Be Aware During Safety Week

This week is National Farm Safety and Health Week and the primary advice from one expert is to be aware…

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Committee Proposes Changes To Liquor Taxes


An interim South Dakota Legislative committee has agreed to a package of bills dealing with alcohol tax changes.

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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

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Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot


Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter


Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter… some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond


A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.