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NCBA And PLC Ask Feds To Withdraw Waters Of The U.S. Rule

Tuesday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association along with the Public Lands Council filed comments on EPA and The Army Corps…


NFU Sees No Problem With Delay Of COOL Appeal

This week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the administration won’t likely appeal the WTO ruling against U.S. Country of Origin…

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Concerned At Fish And Wildlife Rule

The Nebraska Farm Bureau has submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on a proposed rule that would…

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SDSU Researchers Working On PED And Other Pork Viruses

New Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea research conducted at SDSU’s Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Lab is helping pork producers in dealing…

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EPA Responds To Interpretive Rule And WOTUS Criticism

The Environmental Protection Agency is responding to Some Senator’s Concerns that their Interpretive Rule put out along with their Waters…


Pork Executive Pleased Tests Now Quicker For PED Virus

SDSU Animal Disease Research And Diagnostic Lab researchers have been able to speed up the testing time for presence of…

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Pork Industry Certifies A Common Audit Tool

After 18 months of industry collaboration, the pork industry has developed….and had certified a common audit tool. Minnesota Pork Executive…

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Iowa Cattle Group Pleased With New Water Rules

New Iowa Clean water rules went into effect this week. The new regulations are designed to increase livestock operation inspections…

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ICCI Wants New Water Rule Strengthened

New Clean Water rules went into effect in Iowa this week. While the regulations call for inspections of large livestock…

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Senators And Ag Leaders Want Intrepretive Rule Thrown Out

Senate Ag Committee Republicans including South Dakota’s John Thune are asking EPA to withdraw its so called interpretive rule that…


Citizens Group Files Lawsuit Against EPA

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics has filed a lawsuit against the EPA because the agency failed to produce communication records…


National Milk Producers Federation Holding Annual Meeting

Attendees at The National Milk Producer Federation’s Annual meeting in Grapevine, Texas today through Wednesday will be talking about a…

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Farm Group Concerned About Delay Of Tax Extenders Bill

Congress has yet to deal with tax extender’s legislation that includes several provisions important to farmers and ranchers. There is…


Iowa Premium Beef Holds Ribbon Cutting In Tama, Iowa

Thursday Iowa Premium Beef held the ribbon cutting for its Tama processing plant. Private investment of $40 million has been…

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RFA Officials Tout DDG’s At Export Exchange Meeting

Close to 500 people, half of them international buyers of coarse grains attended this week’s Export Exchange in Seattle, Washington.…


Four Groups Want WTO COOL Decision Appealed

Four groups supporting the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling law want the WTO decision finding it trade distorting appealed. Lori…

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Reform Coalition Wants Congress To Fix COOL

The COOL reform coalition wants Congress to step in and fix the U.S. Labeling law to bring it into compliance…


Grains Council And RFA Host Export Exchange

Close to 40 countries were represented at this week’s Export Exchange in Seattle, Washington. The event co-sponsored by U.S. Grains…


Appeals Court Upholds Consumer’s Right To E 15 Fuel

Tuesday, a U.S. Appeals Court denied an attempt to keep E 15 from reaching consumers. The U.S. Circuit Court of…

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Aphids Showing Up On South Dakota Winter Wheat

A warmer than usual fall has led to aphids showing up on some winter wheat fields in South Dakota this…

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Rounds Looking Forward To January


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President Obama told the American people that the time to change the nation's immigration system is now, and he's taking action to make that happen.

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Gas Tax Increase Possible In Iowa


Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says he's open to considering all options that might boost the amount of money available to fix Iowa's roads and bridges.