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South Dakota Dairy President Hoping Immigration Bill Gets Passed Soon

President Obama is pushing House Leaders to get going on passing immigration reform legislation.  Speaker John Boehner has said they…

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South Dakota State Vet Says Some Health Issues In Storm Surviving Cattle

Western South Dakota ranchers are continuing their recovery efforts from the early October blizzard. Some are still working on removing…

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NPPC President Elect Concerned About PEDV This Winter

A report out this week from Virginia Tech researchers have confirmed what Pork officials knew earlier this year. That is…

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ASA President Pleased With House Passage Of WRDA Bill

  Wednesday night, The U.S. House on a 417 to 3 vote overwhelming approved the Water Resources Reform and Development…

South Dakota Stock Growers Executive Says Storm Recovery Taking Time

Western South Dakota ranchers are continuing to dig out from the early October storm. South Dakota Stock Grower’s Executive Director…

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Nebraska NRCS Offering Livestock Mortality Initiative In EQIP

Nebraska’s office of the Natural Resources Conservation District is making assistance available to livestock producers impacted by the early October…

NPPC President Says Pew Report On Modern Agriculture Not Factual

A new report from the John Hopkin’s University Bloomberg Center for a Livable Future is highly critical of modern animal…

Nebraska FSA Sending Out CRP Rental Payments

Nebraska officials are distributing Conservation Reserve Program annual rental payments to participants this week.  State Farm Service Agency Executive Director…

State Ag Secretary Says Ranch Couples May Get Indemnity Program Help

South Dakota State Ag Secretary Lucas Lentsch says USDA officials understand a farm bill is needed soon to help producers…

CHS Contributes Feed In Addition To Cash Donation To Ranchers

CHS which earlier contributed $ 100,000 through its foundation to help blizzard impacted South Dakota ranchers is now adding a…

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Yankton School Board Gets Facility Study Update

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The Yankton School Board got an update at their meeting last night on the facilities improvement study that is underway.

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Avera Sacred Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Recertified

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton were recently re certified after undergoing a peer-reviewed accreditation process.

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Yankton County Commission; Budget Reserve Fading

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SD Legislators Attempting to Deal with Trans-Gender Issues

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The South Dakota House last week approved HB1008, a bill that would restrict trans-gender students’ access to bathrooms in public schools, by a margin of 58 to 10.

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SD Legislators Get First Look at Sales Tax Bill

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The bill containing the Governors funding plan for teacher pay and increased sales taxes will be up for debate in a South Dakota House committee today.