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SDSU Works With NDSU On Grains Disease Forecasting

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State University Small Grains Plant Pathology program is partnering with a similar program at North Dakota State University to deploy a small grains disease forecasting system for South Dakota. The system uses weather variables including rainfall, temperature and relative humidity to predict the likelihood of fungal diseases...
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SD Offering Weed Control to Combat Leafy Spurge

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will help qualifying landowners combat a tough, noxious weed called leafy spurge. The department has offered biological control agents to address the weed. Biological control agents range from fungi and bacteria to insects and mites. These agents are not always effective and take time...
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Governor Daugaard to Take Part in WGA Meeting Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard will join other members of the Western Governors’ Association at the group’s summer meeting in Colorado. The meeting will take place Monday through Wednesday in Colorado Springs. Governor Daugaard says the state leaders will discuss the Water Resources Reform and Development Act which has been authorized...
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Mayor, City Administrator and Commissioners Hold Community Tour of Pierre Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Thursday brought a community tour of the City of Pierre for the Mayor of the Capital City; City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier and commissioners.  Mayor Laurie Gill says the tours are held to give city officials a chance to see first-hand what’s happening in the city…and ask questions. Gill said...
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