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Stock Growers Executive Says Group Has Good Meeting With Under Secretary

  USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse, Senator Tim Johnson and state officials toured blizzard ravaged areas of Western South Dakota this…

Livestock Disaster Help Available Through EQIP

  USDA Under Secretary Michael Scuse announced Tuesday that conservation assistance is available from NRCS for those affected by the…

South Dakota Wheat Producers Talking About Possible Checkoff Change

South Dakota wheat producers are discussing a possible change in the checkoff rate.  South Dakota Wheat Inc. Executive Director Kathy…

AG CONNECT Expo And Commodity Classic Being Combined

The AG CONNECT Expo and Commodity Classic trade show are being combined. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers is collaborating with…

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South Dakota Ag Secretary Says Producers Working On Blizzard Recovery

South Dakota’s livestock producers are continuing cleanup and recovery efforts from the early October blizzard that killed thousands of livestock. …

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National Milk Group Hoping Immigration Legislation Gets Passed This Year

Now that the government is open for business again, the National Milk Producers Federation is hoping to get Congress to…

Minnesota Farm Leader Says Congress Needs To Get Working

It’s time for Congress to knuckle down and get to work on passing needed legislation.  Minnesota Farm Bureau President Kevin…

Monsanto’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Communities

Farmers can nominate their favorite local charity to win up to $2,500 as part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities…

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NCBA Official Says Government Opening Helps Improve Market Information

Wednesday night Congress approved a bi partisan deal to raise the debt limit and re open the government after a…

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Meade County Rancher Saves 210 Head Of Neighbor’s Cattle

Meade County South Dakota rancher Bob Hanson was able to save 210 cattle that drifted into his yard from the…

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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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Both Governor Dennis Daugaard and state legislators are telling counties to “be patient” as dollars from new taxes and fees imposed last year continue to flow down to local governments.

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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.