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Eagle Creek Holds Annual Pheasant Hunt to Show Off Central SD to Current and Potential Clients

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A group of corporate executives and local officials gathered in the area this week for business—and for hunting—as Pierre’s Eagle Creek Software Services held its fourth annual Eagle Creek Pheasant Hunt.  Eagle Creek CEO Ken Behrendt says more than 20 people were invited-some of them business prospects-to come...
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LWCF Funds to be Given for Outdoor Recreation Projects

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A total of $358,310 in Land and Water Conservation Fund money has been awarded to several communities in South Dakota.  The federal assistance program offers up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreational projects.  Governor Dennis Daugaard says in a press release that LWCF grants were provided to...
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SD Winter Wheat Crop Emerging Slowly

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s winter wheat crop is about 43 percent emerged, but behind last year’s pace and the five-year average. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that winter wheat is rated at 21 percent very poor, 32 percent poor, 44 percent fair...
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SD Holds Symposium for Beginning Farmers, Ranchers

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The state Agriculture Department and South Dakota State University are holding a symposium on challenges faced by beginning farmers and ranchers. State Agriculture Secretary Walt Bones says the average age of a South Dakota farmer is 57. He says that’s due to the continually rising costs of land, equipment...
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