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Anthrax Found in Stanley County, South Dakota

The South Dakota Animal industry Board is investigating the death of two replacement heifers from a cattle herd in Stanley County.


Pork Producers Incoming President Testifies Against COOL

This week Iowa pork producer John Weber, President Elect of the National Pork Producers Council testified in front of a House Ag Subcommittee.

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American Coalition for Ethanol Member Meet in Washington

Members and supporters of the American Coalition for Ethanol held their fly in this week in the nation’s capital.

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Payments to Farm Managers Could be Limited

USDA has released their proposed rule to limit farm payments made to non farmers.


Glyphosate Re-Classified as Carcinogen

The International Agency for Research on Cancer recently re-classified glyphosate as a carcinogen.


Record Dairy Sales for Coop in 2014

Record dairy markets and a focus on the food service sector combined to push sales for the Associated Milk Producer Incorporated Cooperative in 2014.

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Wind Company Gets Second Chance for Weather Towers

The Lincoln County South Dakota Commission has decided to give a wind company another chance to apply for a permit for their weather towers.


NCBA Dietician Calls for Producer Input on Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services department took testimony on proposed dietary guideline recommendations put forward by a committee charged with that task.

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Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

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We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

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Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

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Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State


University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.