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Soybean Checkoff Shows High Return Of Investment

  A recent analysis of the Soybean Check Off program shows a large return on investment for soybean farmers.  United…

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NPPC Official Criticizes Japan On Denying Market Access

140 U.S. House members are urging the White House to pursue a Trans Pacific Partnership leaving out Japan and Canada. …


USDA Extends ELAP Sign Up Deadline

  USDA’s Farm Service Agency has extended the enrollment deadline for the 2012 and 2013 emergency assistance for Livestock ,Honey…

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Iowa Farm Group Worried About Ag Concentration

  Iowa Farmers Union members are concerned about the amount of increasing concentration in agriculture.  Iowa Farmers Union President Jana…


Fair Goers Check Out Discovery Barn

Thousands of consumers took in the new Pipestone Discovery Barn during the opening weekend of the Sioux Empire Fair. Pipestone…

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Dairy Production Highlighted At Discovery Barn

Thousands of Sioux Empire Fairgoers learned about livestock and dairy production during the opening weekend of the event. Roger Scheibe…

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NCFC Lauds House Passage Of Pesticide Legislation

  This week the U.S. House passed the Reducing Regulatory Burden’s Act. The measure eliminates costly and duplicative pesticide permitting…

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Iowa Cattle President Working On MPR Proposal

  This week, 600 cattle producers from across the country are in Denver at the National Cattlemen Beef Association’s summer…

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Japan Issues New Pork Certification Rules

  Live pigs imported into Japan from the United States and Canada are now subject to new certification requirements to…

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NCBA Backs House Passage Of ESA Reform Bill

This week the House passed the Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands…

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Wetlands Issues Meeting Contentious

  The growing concern about wetland issues in South Dakota was evident with more than 400 farmers attending Wednesday’s Wetland…

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South Dakota Legislator Optimistic About Wetlands Solution

  South Dakota State Senator Jason Frerichs is optimistic about finding solutions to the state’s wetland and drainage issues after…

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ACE Executive Expecting RFS Decision In September

Supporters and opponents of ethanol are both anxiously awaiting a decision from the EPA on the 2014 RFS volume requirements. …

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Top NRCS Official Attends South Dakota Wetlands Meeting

The Associate Chief of the NRCS participated in Wednesday’s public forum on wetland issues in Aberdeen . Tom Christensen says…


Dairy Executive Disappointed At Immigration Hold Up

  Senators are stymied over passing a bill to deal with the immigration surge that’s led to tens of thousands…

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CFRA Director Testifies On Climate Change

Center for Rural Affairs Executive Director Brian (duh-pyoo) Depew testified at an Environmental Protection Agency hearing in Denver on climate…

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Wheat Executive Expects Harvest Storage Issues

Rail backlogs and an expected heavy harvest in the Northern Plains has several producers on edge. South Dakota Wheat Commission…


South Dakota Cattlmen Attending NCBA Summer Conference

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s summer meeting gets underway in Denver today and runs through August 2. South Dakota Cattlemen’s President…

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NCBA Turns Attention To WTO Following COOL Loss

Tuesday the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 8 to 3 in favor of the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling…


R CALF Says Court COOL Win A Solid Victory

Tuesday’s Appeals Court decision upholding Country of Origin Labeling is the third straight court win for the law’s proponents. R…

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South Dakota Democrats Calling for Answers in EB5

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State Senator Larry Lucas and Democratic Leader Bernie Hunhoff discuss the EB5 program.

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Nebraska Health Organization Names New Director

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State Senator Annette Dubas will serve as new director for NABHO.

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A Veterans Event Being Held in Wagner

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An effort to fight veteran homelessness features a stand down in Wagner, SD.

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South Dakota Teacher Returns with Irreplaceable Experience


Marci Farmer traveled to the nation's capital to participate in the Siemens STEM Institute.

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Nebraska Women are Invited to Outdoors Workshop


Becoming an Outdoors Woman is holding another workshop for ladies interested in outdoor activities.