After nine days, the state Public Utilities Commission has finished hearing from opposing sides in the debate over whether to allow the Keystone XL oil pipeline to run through South Dakota.
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The South Dakota Department of Agriculture says the cutoff date is approaching to apply for a farm and ranch recognition program that celebrates families who have had operations for 100 or 125 successive years.
District Judge Mark Kozisek set the date during a hearing on Monday in O'Neill.
South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 230,000 cattle on feed on July 1, up 18 percent from last year.
TransCanada will be meeting in front of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission starting next week. They'll be trying to convince commissioners to once again give them the permit needed to construct the Keystone XL Pipeline in the state. In the meantime, they're trying to give residents an idea of how the pipeline works and what you would see if approved.
Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that is 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it protects turkeys.
Tonight on KDLT News- What's the beef with GMOs and growth hormones and what does it all mean? Consumers are asking more questions about what they put on their plates and tonight KDLT News' Sarah Blakely posed those questions to two local farmers for some insight. Watch Part 2 of "What's the Beef with GMOs?"
One of the first Iowa turkey farms to get bird flu is getting nearing the time at which birds can be restocked but most of the 77 farms affected are still weeks away from introduction of new flocks.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over.
The poultry farmers who lost millions of chickens and turkeys to the bird flu this spring are facing an uncertain future.
The South Dakota State University Extension is offering a workshop this summer geared toward teachers and other youth educators interested in learning about garden education programs.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says irrigators must remember to only spray water on land authorized for irrigation under their water permit.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it considers many factors when determining ways to euthanize large numbers of animals during a disease outbreak.
South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department will decide next month whether to remove the bald eagle from the state's list of endangered and threatened species.