Arizona officials are embarking on an effort to help conserve the American bison.
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Two organizations in South Dakota will receive a portion of the $17 million in grants that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is handing out to help new farmers and ranchers.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects South Dakota farmers to produce a record soybean crop and more corn than last year.
More than 80 percent of South Dakota is either farmland or ranches, according to the South Dakota Secretary Of Agriculture. Now a new campaign wants to help farmers preserve the natural habitat. It's called Habitat Pays.
State officials have launched a campaign to help South Dakota farmers and ranchers develop and maintain wildlife habitat on their land.
The agency's National Agricultural Statistics Service says the stocks totaled 92.4 million bushels on September 1. Of the total, 45 million bushels were stored on farms, up 29 percent from a year ago. More than 47 million bushels were stored off-farm, up 16 percent from last year.
Lake Preston School District 38-3 has received a $25,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district will use the money to launch a Project Lead the Way program in both the elementary and middle schools, which incorporates a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) focus within the current curriculum.
An Iowa company has been awarded the first license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a bird flu vaccine.
The South Dakota State Fair Foundation has recently received an investment of $30,000 for permanent educational display space in the new Nordby Exhibit Hall on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. This came from the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC), the state’s beef check-off organization. A check presentation was made during the State Fair in Huron.
A new federal bird flu control policy says ventilation systems must be shut off as a means of suffocating entire poultry barns if other methods of euthanasia cannot be completed within 24 hours.