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Shortage of Veterinarians

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State University is building a new veterinary program with the University of Minnesota to address a rural care shortage in the region.

SDSU’s dean

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Dairy Farmers Facing Hurdles

JAY, Vt. (AP) — Some dairy farmers advocated Tuesday for controlling the supply of milk to increase prices as producers and officials discussed how to support the struggling industry at a two-day

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Politicians Breaking Up Big Ag

STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar expressed support Saturday for strengthening antitrust laws and enforcement to break up big

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Is Hemp A Growing Concern

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp

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Man awarded $80M in Roundup Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded more than $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could

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HOG FARM LAWSUIT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa-based community activist organization and a Washington-based environmental group have filed a lawsuit against the state of Iowa and several state agencies alleging

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Chickens Equal Life Lessons

BEATRICE, Neb.—A growing number of homeowners are discovering the benefits of raising chickens. Whether it’s the endless supply of fresh eggs or the opportunity to experience the food cycle

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No Hemp in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Agricultural experts say industrial hemp can potentially become a competitive commodity that boosts the economies of states neighboring South Dakota, where the governor

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