Local

South Dakota State Vet Advises Documenting Livestock Losses

South Dakota State Vet Advises Documenting Livestock Losses

Thousands of head of livestock were lost with this weekend’s snow storm in western South Dakota.   State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says they’re encouraging producers to document their losses… just in case there is some type of federal indemnity program.

Livestock producers are still digging out.  However, once they find the carcasses proper disposal will also be important.  Oedekoven says two out of state renderers have been identified to assist.

He says they don’t have solid numbers on how many cattle and sheep were lost, but they’re working with the Department of Ag and the Office of Emergency Management to compile that data.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Wagner Man Arrested in Charles Mix County

turner

Russell Turner, 40, of Dante has been arrested in connection with an incident in Charles Mix County that resulted in an officer firing shots into a vehicle.

in National

Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

menino

The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

in Agriculture

Japanese Trade Team Tours SD

Japanese Trade Team at Gross Farm

A Japanese trade team has been touring South Dakota and the U.S. to get a sense for the yield and…

in Local

Candidates for South Dakota District 17 Legislature Disagree on Medicaid Expansion

Medical Stethoscope

The candidates running for District 17 Legislature have different ideas about the expansion of Medicaid for South Dakota.

in Local

South Dakota District 17 Legislative Candidates Talk Education Funding

school_bus_1

Four candidates for the South Dakota Legislature have different opinions about education funding.