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Cattle on Feed in South Dakota Down 12 Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals had 230,000 cattle on feed on March 1, down 12 percent from last year. The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during February totaled 45,000 head, down 4 percent. Marketings of fed cattle during...
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Walleye Research Project on Lake Oahe Includes Cash for Anglers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Catching walleyes on Lake Oahe could be profitable for anglers in the coming years. State wildlife agencies in South Dakota and North Dakota are cooperating on a project to tag at least 40,000 walleyes in the next four years as part of a project to learn more about the fish...
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Justice Applauds Signing of Rural Lawyer Bill

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Chief Justice David Gilbertson says a new law that gives incentives to lawyers willing to work in rural areas of the state will help more residents have access to legal services. Gilbertson says the signing of House Bill 1096 into law last week makes South Dakota the first...
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SD Ag in the Classroom Will Name Teacher of Year

MILLER, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom organization is seeking nominations for its teacher of the year award. The award recognizes a teacher who integrates agricultural concepts into non-agricultural classes in kindergarten through 8th grade. The organization says teachers competing for the award must use agricultural information to help students...
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