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Trump questions keep rolling in for Noem
Thune talks IHS, tribal relations with Wagner students
Abrahamson Elected SDREA Secretary
Chamberlain man arrested for assault with machete
Bridgewater family displaced by Monday fire
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Marcellina C. Weiss
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
February 3, 2014
Farm bill nears final passage
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Long-delayed farm legislation easily cleared a procedural hurdle on Monday in the U.S. Senate, with final passage of the nearly $1 trillion bill expected as early as Tuesday. The House of Representatives last week overwhelmingly passed the sweeping measure...
February 3, 2014 - 8:34pm
January 31, 2014
Farm bill’s details: Cost, cuts, labeling, hemp and sheep
By The Washington Post House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a new five-year farm bill that would make significant changes to the nation’s farm support programs but also cut billions in food stamp aid. Here’s a look at some of the details of the 939-page agreement: How...
January 31, 2014 - 8:12pm
January 30, 2014
Subsidies taken out for biofuel blending gas pumps
(Reuters) — Lobbyists opposed to mixing more ethanol in gasoline scored another victory on Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a farm bill with a provision removing subsidies for biofuel blending pumps in rural areas. The provision, tucked into page 735 of...
January 30, 2014 - 6:59am
Country of Origin Labeling divides some organizations
By Wendy Reuer FARGO, N.D. — While most farmers and ranchers celebrated when the U.S. House passed a farm bill Wednesday, some regional beef producers who hoped to exclude a provision that demands “Product of the U.S.A.” labels on American meat weren’t pleased. Country...
January 30, 2014 - 6:55am
US House gives approval to new farm bill
By Eric Beech WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a comprehensive farm bill on Wednesday that cuts payments for food stamps...
January 30, 2014 - 5:42am
January 29, 2014
Agricultural lobby scores again as rural-urban allies defeat opponents
By Alan Bjerga and Julie Bykowicz Bloomberg News WASHINGTON — A coalition spanning grocer Kroger to Iowa soybean growers is on the verge...
January 29, 2014 - 6:28am
SD lawmakers react to farm bill agreement
A newly proposed five-year farm bill has received largely positive reactions from South Dakota’s congressional delegation. The new farm bill agreement, released by House and Senate negotiators Monday, is expected to be voted on today in the House. If passed, the legislation will...
January 29, 2014 - 6:13am
January 28, 2014
Farm bill set for vote aids SD farmers, ranchers
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A massive, five-year farm bill set for a Wednesday floor vote in the U.S. House offers important safety nets for South Dakota farmers and ranchers, legislators and advocacy groups say. The deal reached by congressional leaders on Monday...
January 28, 2014 - 2:48pm
Final farm bill votes expected Wednesday, next week
The House likely will take action before its Republican leadership leaves town late on Wednesday for a three-day policy retreat. A vote in the Senate could come as early as next week.
January 28, 2014 - 6:27am
January 27, 2014
Farm bill deal struck on Capitol Hill
Direct payments out, COOL stays; Noem signs conference report. Conference bill now heads to House, Senate for floor votes.
January 27, 2014 - 9:12pm
January 20, 2014
Thune: CRP acres slashed in proposed farm bill
TYNDALL — The Conservation Reserve Program will suffer a major hit in the new farm bill, Sen. John Thune said. Thune, R-S.D., said CRP...
January 20, 2014 - 5:24pm
January 16, 2014
GUEBERT: Food stamp fraud rate super small
It might be a new year but the old year’s weaknesses persist. For example, I still try to type the word “separate” with one “a,” still can’t walk past a display of cherry licorice without buying some, and still can’t do high-end math like, say, division. Part...
January 16, 2014 - 7:47am
January 15, 2014
Congress still waiting on farm bill deal
SD’s Johnson, Noem reluctant to discuss extension of 2008 legislation.
January 15, 2014 - 10:02pm
January 13, 2014
New farm bill may limit subsidies based on size
By Public News Service CLEAR LAKE, IOWA — As Congress nears the finish line on a new farm bill, there’s concern that a provision to help keep family farms strong may be watered-down, or not included at all in the final legislation. Both the U.S. Senate and House versions...
January 13, 2014 - 7:19am
January 9, 2014
Farm bill deal could mean $9B food stamp cut
By Ed O'Keefe The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Negotiations are almost complete on a long-overdue farm bill that will set new spending levels for the federal food stamp program and add yet another wrinkle to the national debate over income inequality as Congress mulls how...
January 9, 2014 - 7:07am