Cattle in Pasture

SD Branded-Beef Program Fails to Meet Expectations

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Certified Beef program was launched with great fanfare eight years ago, but it has fallen short of its goal of helping farmers and ranchers sell state-branded beef as a premium product commanding higher prices. Mike Rounds, who was governor at the time, said he hoped people would...
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Winning Numbers Drawn in ‘Powerball’ Game for July 20, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 14-25-27-38-58, Powerball: 6 Estimated jackpot: $141 million Online: Multi-State Lottery Association:
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Intends to Continue Cautious Budgeting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he intends to continue using a cautious budgeting approach that has led to state surpluses in the last two years. When the last fiscal year ended on June 30, the state had a $24.2 million surplus. The Republican governor tells The Argus Leader...
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SD Raw Milk Farmers Upset About Second Rules Hearing

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Western South Dakota farmers who produce raw milk are unhappy about having to make a second trip to Pierre to comment on revised rules governing the sale of unpasteurized milk. The Rapid City Journal reports the second hearing is being held July 26 because state Agriculture Secretary Lucas Lentsch...
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