Bones Part of Conservation Exchange

Photo: WNAX AM

Bones Part of Conservation Exchange

Former State Ag Secretary Walt Bones is joining several South Dakota couples participating in a conservation exchange with Louisiana.  As part of the first ever Barnyard to Backyard event they’ll be touring Louisiana farms and fishing operations and learning about the challenges they face, especially on the environmental front.

Bones is exited to compare notes with the Louisiana farm couples about conservation practices that are working in both parts of the country.

He says the exchange was organized through the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and is a great way to show consumers how farmers are producing a safe and affordable food product with a lower carbon footprint.

Recent Headlines

in Black Friday, National

WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

in Black Friday, National

Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Survey Shows Thanksgiving Meal Cost Up

farm bureau logo

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 30th. annual price survey found the average cost of Thanksgiving Day dinner is up slightly…

in Local

SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

blue ribbon clip art approved

While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

in Agriculture

API Wants EPA To Protect The Blend Wall

EPA logo

Falling gasoline prices are giving the EPA room to hike the mandate levels on ethanol related to their coming announcement…