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South Dakota Corn Growers Receive USDA Grant

South Dakota Corn Growers Receive USDA Grant

USDA has awarded a $ 99,983 grant to the South Dakota Corn Growers Association for farmer education.  Corn Grower’s Executive Director Lisa Richardson says it will help give growers tools deal with market challenges.

Richardson says they’re again teaming up with Farm Credit Services of America in a series of educational seminars to be held across the state.

Richardson says following the seminars next month, Corn Growers will hold a risk management panel discussion at their annual meeting in January in Sioux Falls

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A look at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Spring ahead! Daylight-saving time starts Sunday

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Don't forget to spring forward this weekend.

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Transportation Bill Moves Closer to Finalization

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A major transportation funding bill will be up for final action next week in the South Dakota legislature.

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Official Revenue Numbers on the Way for Legislature

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The next big step for South Dakota lawmakers will come next week when they get the official revenue numbers for the current fiscal year, and the latest estimates for the next year.

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Bill Killed to Allow Cities to Raise Funds With Sales Tax

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A bill that would have allowed cities in South Dakota to raise their sales tax for specific projects was in front of the House State Affairs committee today.