SD Department of Agriculture

Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Russia a Success

PIERRE, S.D. – As follow-up to an October 2012 trip, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) partnered with the Montana and Kansas Departments of Agriculture to send a delegation focusing on beef genetics to the Russian Federation on Oct. 23– Nov. 2. The South Dakota contingent included Ty Eschenbaum with SDDA, Craig Bieber...
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SD Legislative Panel OKs Proposed Raw Milk Rules

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Legislative panel has approved proposed state rules covering the production, testing and labeling of raw milk sold in the state. But members of the Legislature’s Rules Review Committee also have suggested that the state Agriculture Department delay the effective date of its rules so the entire Legislature...
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SD Billionaire Sanford Suffers Near-Fatal Blockage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakotan who has given millions toward health care needed to tap into it when he woke up recently and couldn’t walk or breathe. Sioux Falls philanthropist T. Denny Sanford says he survived a near-fatal blockage of the lungs as he prepared to go pheasant hunting last month....
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SD State Government Starts Central Rules Website

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s state government is starting a website that will enable people to learn and comment about all rules proposed by state agencies. Gov. Dennis Daugaard Chief of Staff Dusty Johnson says people now have trouble finding out about proposed rules because they have to go to websites run by...
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