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Corn Growers Ask to Withdraw Waters of the U.S. Rule

The National Corn Growers Association wants Congress to pass legislation withdrawing the Waters of the U.S. rule.

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Export Marketing Plan to Benefit Ethanol

Lobby organization, Growth Energy is continuing to work on their ethanol export marketing plan.

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MN Governor Water Quality Comments Alarm Agriculture

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has set his sights on improving water quality in the state during his administration. In fact…

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Hungry for Truth Day at Sioux Empire Fair

Thursday was Hungry for Truth Day at the Sioux Empire Fair. This is a campaign designed to allow South Dakota…

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Ag Gag Law Found Unconstitutional

The U.S. District Court of Idaho has ruled the state’s "ag gag law" is unconstitutional.


Chinese Pork Supply Lower

During the past year and a half, China has culled 20 percent of its hog herd, which has sent prices higher and boosted pork producers profit margins.


World Trade Organization Hears Retaliation From Canada and Mexico

The World Trade Organization is intending on holding a hearing to determine retaliatory levels sought by Canada and Mexico against the U.S. over Country of Origin Labeling.

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Pump Labeling to Promote American Ethanol

Nebraska Governor, Pete Ricketts and Iowa Governor, Terry Branstad have launched a statewide pump labeling initiative to promote the American Ethanol Brand.

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Thousands Tour Discovery Barn at Sioux Empire Fair

Thousands of Sioux Falls area consumers are leaning more about farming and food production as they tour the Pipestone Discovery Barn.


Corps of Engineers Doubtful of New Regulations

Internal memos released by the House Oversight and Government Reform committee reveal that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers believe the Waters of the U.S. rule will not hold up in court.


Wind Projects Impact Property Values

Windfarm expert and Certified Real Estate Appraiser, Mike McCann spoke about wind farms and property values at a pair of stops in South Dakota this week.

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EPA Under Fire After Changes to RFS

American Coalition for Ethanol leaders say the Environmental Protection Agency has taken the Renewable Fuel Standard away from its initial purpose.


Country of Origin Labeling Debate Continues

The Obama administration is defending mandatory country of origin labeling at the World Trade Organization despite efforts in Congress to repeal or change the law.

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SD Legislators Looking for Government Benchmarks

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The South Dakota Legislative Planning Committee spent several hours at their meeting this week talking about performance and benchmarks for state agencies.

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Blessing on New Yankton Apartments


The ribbon cutting and blessing of the new Yankton Heights Apartment building was held yesterday (Wednesday).

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Survey Shows Economy Cooling

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The latest survey of the CEOs of Iowa's largest companies shows they're expecting the state's economy will be cooling off in the coming six months.

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Website Shows How Nebraska Ranks


Information on how Nebraska ranks among the states on a number of issues is only a click of the mouse away.

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Fischer: The More, The Merrier In Presidential Race

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At last check there were at least sixteen Republicans running for president.