A recent ruling by a Brown County judge allows Summit Carbon Solution to survey private land without permission from landowners, but one farmer was left with damaged crops after survey work took place on his property.
House Bill 1090 passed with relative ease. Along its journey to being signed, there was support from many organizations in the agriculture industry. The opposition came from organizations like Dakota Rural Action and the South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association.
Senator John Thune visited western South Dakota Monday to talk about national issues impacting local communities. Part of the discussion included the upcoming Farm Bill, with the last bill enacted in 2018, Thune sees roundtables as an option to actually see what is happening in the state's communities.
The dog days of summer are spent by the pool, on the lake, or sitting inside next to the air conditioner. That’s how we dream of our summers, but for some kids, it’s feeding and taking care of livestock to show at the county fair.
On May 27 it was announced that a $1.1 billion meat packing plant would be opening in Rapid City, and on June 6 Kingsbury and Associates, along with Sirius Realty announced the name of the proposed meat packing plant as well as their partnership with the Farmers Union Industries.
Area ranchers welcomed the moisture, and say this most recent storm are making them feel better about raising crops and cattle this year. However, the South Dakota Grassland Coalition is warning ag producers to plan ahead.