Posts for March 2014

U.S. Court of Appeals Denies COOL Injunction

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South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) President Doug Sombke issued the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia reaffirmed the District Court’s ruling denying a preliminary injunction on the implementation of Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) regulations.

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President Sombke Re-Elected as National Farmers Union Legislative Committee Chairman

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The National Farmers Union board members have re-elected South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke as the legislative committee chairman during the organization's 112th anniversary convention held at Santa Fe, N.M., March 8-11.

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Johnson Re-Elected National Farmers Union President, Donn Teske Elected as Vice President

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Roger Johnson, a third-generation family farmer from Turtle Lake, N.D., was re-elected for another two-year term as president of National Farmers Union (NFU). Johnson was re-elected Sunday by delegates at the family farm organization's 112th annual state convention held in Santa Fe, N.M. Johnson has served as president of NFU since 2009.

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Tonsager Recognized at National Farmers Union Convention in Santa Fe, N.M.

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National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson convened the 112th general session of the National Farmers Union Convention this Sunday. Johnson subsequently presented a National Farmers Union award for mertiorious service to Dallas Tonsager, a native South Dakotan.

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