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4-H Selling Calendars-Portion of Sales Benefit Rancher Relief Fund

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota 4-H is currently selling calendars that feature photographs which were exhibited at this year’s State Fair.  SDSU Extension announced this week that a portion of the proceeds from the calendars sold over the holiday season will go to the Rancher Relief Fund to help those who lost...
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Young Farmer Touts the Importance of Advocating for Agriculture Through Family Produced YouTube Videos

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A young farmer from Kansas-who along with his brothers have become a YouTube sensation- visited Pierre yesterday to talk with attendees at the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Convention.  22-year-old Greg Peterson, is one of the “Peterson Farm Brothers”, that have been making farming related YouTube videos and tying the...
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AP Newsbreak: Western Governors Show Wildlife Maps

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage economic development across the West while protecting the region’s environmental treasures from Puget Sound to the Rocky Mountains. Leaders of the Western Governors’ Association tell The Associated Press they want to make it easier...
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FDA Takes Steps to Phase Out Antibiotics in Meat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat. Many cattle, hog and poultry producers give their animals antibiotics regularly to ensure that they are healthy and to make the animals grow...
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