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Winter and Spring Wheat Variety Tours to be Held in Sully County Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The SDSU Extension Service and the Sully County Crop Improvement Association will host tours of winter and spring wheat variety trials in Sully County today.  Starting at 5:00 p.m., there will be a tour at the site of the SDSU Winter Wheat Crop Performance Test Plot.  The site is...
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Pressler Invites Obama to SD to Talk Health Care

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler is inviting President Barack Obama to South Dakota for a conference on the president’s signature health care law. The former Republican senator on Tuesday sent a letter inviting Obama to Pressler’s hometown of Humboldt to talk about how to fix the act so...
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USDA: Most Major Crops in South Dakota in Decent Shape

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Most major crops in South Dakota are in decent shape as the growing season progresses. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the state’s winter wheat crop is rated 72 percent good to excellent, though it is maturing at a rate well behind the average pace....
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Proposal Would Allow Direct Wine Sales in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Proposed legislation in South Dakota would allow residents to have wine delivered directly to their homes. But it comes with several restrictions. South Dakota is one of only a few states that don’t allow alcohol shipments to private residences. Wineries and consumers have pushed to change the law in...
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