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Within the dairy and livestock industry we spend a majority of our time focused on animal comfort and care. We know this is extremely important, we also know that it is vital to the success of our operations and is highly valued by consumers. But let me ask you this, how much emphasis are we…

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Sitting on my couch with a cup of coffee, I look out my picture window and see a beautiful glistening blanket of snow. It seems like every other day South Dakotans are seeing a flurry of snow. It is piling up all over. One might be inclined to look out and say, “Oh no, not again. What is thi…

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DeSoto built only 4,030 units of the Firedome Seville four-door hardtop sedans for 1956. The first DeSotos with tailfins were the 1956 models, and the designers finished those fins with chrome-laden tri-tower taillights for a dramatic look at the rear of the car.

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BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State University swine researchers from the Department of Animal Science will present 10 research abstracts at the Midwest Section meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) in Omaha, Neb., from Ma…

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02/19/19 — The U.S. and China have been negotiating on trade for the past 80 days, working to come to some agreement on trade issues between the #1 and #2 economies in the world. However, to date, the elusive agreement has not been reached, and both sides are running out of time to reach an …

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Editor's note: To commemorate the passage of the Smith Hughes Act of 1917, Mr. Hanson has written a historical summary of events that occurred in the South Dakota agricultural education program. Over a two year time frame a series of articles will share how the South Dakota program originate…

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Sitting on my couch with a cup of coffee, I look out my picture window and see a beautiful glistening blanket of snow. It seems like every other day South Dakotans are seeing a flurry of snow. It is piling up all over. One might be inclined to look out and say, “Oh no, not again. What is thi…

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DeSoto built only 4,030 units of the Firedome Seville four-door hardtop sedans for 1956. The first DeSotos with tailfins were the 1956 models, and the designers finished those fins with chrome-laden tri-tower taillights for a dramatic look at the rear of the car.

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BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State University swine researchers from the Department of Animal Science will present 10 research abstracts at the Midwest Section meeting of the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) and the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) in Omaha, Neb., from Ma…

Farm Forum

02/19/19 — The U.S. and China have been negotiating on trade for the past 80 days, working to come to some agreement on trade issues between the #1 and #2 economies in the world. However, to date, the elusive agreement has not been reached, and both sides are running out of time to reach an …

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It was a cold but sunny day at Traxinger Simmental where Mike and Terri Traxinger and family welcomed a large crowd to evaluate their 2019 sale offering on Feb. 13. Chisum Peterson called the day’s events along with ringside help from Jeff Thomas and Colton Buss. Forty-five bulls averaged $4…

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Editor's note: To commemorate the passage of the Smith Hughes Act of 1917, Mr. Hanson has written a historical summary of events that occurred in the South Dakota agricultural education program. Over a two year time frame a series of articles will share how the South Dakota program originate…