Local

South Dakota Rendering Contractor Picks Up 1400 Dead Cattle Carcasses

South Dakota Rendering Contractor Picks Up 1400 Dead Cattle Carcasses

Dakota Rendering of Freeman, South Dakota which contracted with the state worked for three weeks and just finished up yesterday clearing livestock carcasses along state right’s of way.  Dakota Rendering Owner Ray Stangler says they picked up over 1,000 head of dead animals killed by the early October blizzard.

Stangler’s crew started out with six trucks conducting the cleanup. He says it will take a long time before the whole process of dead carcass removal is completed. Now it’s up to private individuals to finish their own removal now that the state contract work is done.

Stangler says it’s the biggest pick up job they’ve had since 8 years ago when they cleaned up 5,000 dead animals combined in South Dakota and Nebraska that died from heat.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Colette Abbott, Wife of USD President Jim Abbot Dies

Fresh
ColletteAbbott050416

University Relations at the University of South Dakota has sent a release to students and staff announcing the death of Colette Abbott, wife of President Jim Abbott.

5 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

17-overlay

Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

6 hours ago in Agriculture

NPPC Supports Antimicrobial Resistance Research

National Pork Producers Council  Logo -approved

USDA has announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance. The goal is to better…

6 hours ago in Agriculture

Feed Industry Groups Helping Facilities Comply With Food Safety Modernization Act

Grain elevator SDWG

The National Grain and Feed Association along with the American Feed Industry Association are partnering on a project to help…

6 hours ago in Agriculture

U.S. Wheat Groups Want Change in Canadian Grain Grading System

wheat2 approved clipart

U.S. Wheat Associates and the National Association of Wheat Growers are urging Canada to change the nation’s grain grading system.…