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Jan. 19, 2018 Tweet - "The current farm bill expires this fall, and one of my top priorities for 2018 is ensuring the next farm bill is done right and on time. Read more about my #ThuneFarmBill efforts in this week's column." Sen. John Thune Unknown
Jan. 19, 2018 Working Toward a Farm Bill That's Done Right and On Time Sen. John Thune Unknown
Jan. 17, 2018 Thune Introduces Bill to Provide Assistance to Native American Ranchers Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2018 Rounds Statement on Section 199A of Tax Code Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2018 Tweet - "Appreciated @POTUS's remarks to @FarmBureau on S.D.'s top industry -- agriculture. I look forward to working with the administration and my colleagues to ensure my #ThuneFarmBill proposals are considered in upcoming farm bill discussions. More here --> https://www.thune.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/farm-bill …" Sen. John Thune Unknown
Jan. 2, 2018 Noem: Can't Change the Weather, but Can Change Policy Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Dec. 21, 2017 Noem Helps Introduce Bill to Strengthen Farm Bill's Commodity Title Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Dec. 20, 2017 Rounds Encourages South Dakota Truckers, Stakeholders to Offer Comments on ELD Rules Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "My bill that would reauthorize and improve a national drought early warning system that's important for South Dakota agriculture cleared a key @SenateCommerce hurdle and is now headed for a vote in the full Senate. More on my bill:" Sen. John Thune Unknown
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "I introduced legislation this week to reauthorize and improve a national drought early warning system that's important for South Dakota agriculture. " Sen. John Thune Unknown
Dec. 7, 2017 Thune Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Critical Drought Information Program Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2017 Thune Presses Trump Administration to Prioritize Agriculture in NAFTA Negotiations Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - Conduct Economic Analysis of NAFTA Changes to Ag Sector Sen. John Thune Unknown
Nov. 20, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - Conduct Economic Analysis of NAFTA Changes to Ag Sector Sen. Marion Rounds Unknown
Nov. 18, 2017 Tax Reform Designed for Agriculture, Says Noem Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Oct. 17, 2017 Letter to Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture, Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA, Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the FDA - Promote Innovative Biotech Policy Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2017 Rounds Introduces FSA Loan Guarantee Enhancement Act Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, the Hon. Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member - Priorities for Upcoming Farm Bill Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2017 Thune and Noem Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Expand Sodsaver Initiative Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
Oct. 4, 2017 Thune and Noem Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Expand Sodsaver Initiative Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2017 Weekly Column: South Dakota's Native American Heritage Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Sept. 19, 2017 Thune Introduces SDSU Graduate and USDA Nominee Steve Censky at Confirmation Hearing Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Aug. 18, 2017 Dakotafest Annual Opportunity to Bring All Ag Groups Together Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Aug. 16, 2017 Thune Discusses Farm Bill Proposals, Thanks Farmers and Ranchers at Dakotafest Farm Bill Forum Sen. John Thune Mitchell, SD
Aug. 16, 2017 Noem Advances Farm Bill Reforms at Dakotafest, Drives Forward Tax Reform and Trade Proposals Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Aug. 11, 2017 Noem Introduces CRP Payment Fix Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Aug. 3, 2017 Noem, Ag Committee Listen to Producer Insight at Farm Bill Field Hearing Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
July 28, 2017 Noem Moves to Permanently Expand CRP Hay Donation during Droughts, Fires Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
July 26, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Chinese Poultry Product Ban Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 25, 2017 Positive Feedback From South Dakota Farmer, Other Panelists on Thune's 2018 Farm Bill Proposals Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 21, 2017 Stepping Up for South Dakota's Livestock Producers Sen. John Thune Unknown
July 20, 2017 Rounds Applauds USDA Decision to Open Sensitive CRP Acres for Emergency Haying and Grazing Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
July 20, 2017 At Thune's Request, Additional South Dakota CRP Acres are Now Open to Emergency Haying and Grazing Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 10, 2017 Rounds Supports USDA Decision to Open CRP Acres for Haying Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
July 10, 2017 USDA Approves Another Request to Help Drought-Stricken Livestock Producers Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
July 10, 2017 Following Noem Request, USDA Opens CRP for Haying Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 30, 2017 Drought Assistance is on the Way Sen. John Thune Unknown
June 30, 2017 Weekly Column: Farm Policy is about Food Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 29, 2017 Following Thune's Request, USDA Will Provide Additional Livestock Assistance From CRP Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Thune's New Farm Bill Legislation Updates Livestock Disaster Programs and Grazing Options Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 29, 2017 Ranchers Need Greater Flexibility as Drought Worsens, Says Noem Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 28, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Robert Lighthizer, US Trade Representative - Negotiations on NAFTA Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative - Urging USTR to Strengthen Agricultural Trade in NAFTA Negotiations Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Robert Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative - Urging USTR to Strengthen Agricultural Trade in NAFTA Negotiations Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 28, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Robert Lighthizer, US Trade Representative - Negotiations on NAFTA Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Urging USDA to Reverse Requirement to Destroy Usable Hay from CRP-Enrolled Land Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 23, 2017 Noem: USDA's Opening of CRP Acres Gives Ranchers Needed Options Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 23, 2017 Thune Statement on USDA Decision to Release CRP Acres to Grazing in Hardest-Hit Counties in Wake of Severe Drought Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 23, 2017 Rounds Supports USDA Decision to open CRP Acres for Grazing Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 Thune Statement on Drought Assistance Triggered for South Dakota Counties Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 Noem Urges USDA to Act Quickly in Delivering Livestock Forage Program Relief Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 21, 2017 USDA Opens Additional CRP Acres for Haying, Following Noem Request Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 15, 2017 Rounds, Thune Urge USDA to Provide Timely Drought Assistance, Open CRP Acres for Haying and Grazing Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Rounds Statement on End of Ban on U.S. Beef Imports to China Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - South Dakota Agriculture Industry Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
June 12, 2017 Thune Statement on Announcement That China Will Accept U.S. Beef Imports Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 26, 2017 Rapid City Journal - Fighting for South Dakota's Farmers and Ranchers Sen. John Thune Unknown
May 25, 2017 Thune's Latest Farm Bill Proposal Would Modernize and Target Commodity Assistance Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Weekly Column: Sharing Our Agricultural Traditions Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
May 19, 2017 Delegation, USDA Secretary Meet With Tribal Leaders, Agriculture Stakeholders, and Veterans Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Delegation, USDA Secretary Meet With Tribal Leaders, Agriculture Stakeholders, and Veterans Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
May 19, 2017 Delegation, USDA Secretary Meet With Tribal Leaders, Agriculture Stakeholders, and Veterans Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
May 17, 2017 Rounds Notes Importance of Trade for South Dakota Ag Products in Letter to U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
May 11, 2017 Thune Statement on U.S. Department of Agriculture Reorganization Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 9, 2017 Letter to Chairmen John Hoeven and Thad Cochran, Ranking Members Jeff Merkley and Patrick Leahy, Senate Appropriations Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture - Call for Farm Service Agency Loan Funding Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
May 9, 2017 Letter to Chairmen John Hoeven and Thad Cochran, Ranking Members Jeff Merkley and Patrick Leahy, Senate Appropriations Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture - Call for Farm Service Agency Loan Funding Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
May 9, 2017 Rounds, Colleagues Request Farm Service Agency Loan Funding Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
May 5, 2017 Weekly Column: School Meal Programs Are Hungry for Reform Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
May 4, 2017 Noem Offers Permanent Flexibility for School Meal Programs Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
April 26, 2017 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Level Playing Field for U.S. Dairy Products Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
April 19, 2017 Thune Statement on Enactment of Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
April 10, 2017 Thune Farm Bill Proposals Would Improve Conservation Program Management Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 30, 2017 Thune Statement on Agriculture Committee Approval of Sonny Perdue Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 29, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Trade Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
March 17, 2017 Weekly Column: A Diversity of Issues Impacting Agriculture Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
March 2, 2017 Thune Begins Farm Bill Rollout, Introduces New Income Protection Program for Farmers Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2017 Noem: Trump Action, a Step toward Ditching WOTUS Rule Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Feb. 17, 2017 Weekly Column: Grain Bin Safety Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Feb. 12, 2017 Capitol Journal - My Work on the Next Farm Bill Begins Today Sen. John Thune Unknown
Feb. 10, 2017 Rounds Statement on Meeting With Sonny Perdue Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Feb. 8, 2017 Thune Meets With Secretary of Agriculture Nominee Sonny Perdue Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2017 Gardner Joins Bill to Protect Family Farms Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 9, 2016 Weekly Column: South Dakota Energy Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Issuing New Regulations Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Issuing New Regulations Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2016 Prescribed Burn Approval Act of 2016 Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of he United States - Call on China to Prioritize Biotechnology Approvals Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Nov. 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of he United States - Call on China to Prioritize Biotechnology Approvals Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Demanding EPA Use Sound Science Rep. Kristi Noem Lafayette, LA
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Ecological Risk Assessment for Atrazine Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President, United States of America - Engaging China on Biotechnology Rep. Kristi Noem Washington, DC
Oct. 18, 2016 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture - Cottonwood Fire Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2016 Weekly Column: Where the Farm Bill Stands Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Aug. 12, 2016 Weekly Column: Thank a Farmer Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Following HPAI Outbreak, Ernst, Klobuchar Lead Efforts to End Discrimination on U.S. Turkey Exports Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Continue Efforts to End Discrimination on U.S. Turkey Exports Sen. John Thune Washignton, DC
July 29, 2016 Weekly Column: Drought Affecting South Dakota Farm and Ranch Operations Sen. Marion Rounds Unknown
July 5, 2016 House Members Bill to Deal with Wetland Determination Backlog Rep. Kristi Noem Unknown
April 22, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Defend Agriculture in T-TIP Sen. John Thune Washington, DC
March 1, 2016 Rounds Supports Senate Ag Committee Passage of Bill to Stop States from Mandatory Biotechnology Labeling Sen. Marion Rounds Washington, DC
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