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What nurses connected to Ag have to say about COVID



With more than 6,300 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota, there’s a chance you may know someone who has been impacted by the disease. But there’s also a good chance you don’t. So, South Dakota Farmers Union reached out to nurses who not only know rural community members impacted by COVID-19, but they also have some suggestions on how […]

South Dakota Farmers Union: Calling in the experts to clear up confusion

CFAP – EIDL – PPP…Sure, there’s some relief available to agriculture producers, but figuring out which program or programs will work best for your operation can be confusing. To help farmers and ranchers understand what program(s) are right for them and their operation and to get their questions answered, May 27, South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) hosted a remote seminar […]

South Dakota Century Farm and Ranch Recognition deadline is August 10

The South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture will recognize and honor longstanding South Dakota families at the South Dakota State Fair. South Dakota families having ownership of their farm or ranch for 100, 125, or 150 years have the opportunity to be honored on Thursday, September 3, during the State Fair in Huron. To […]

Forage seeding crop insurance deadline

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds producers in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming that for the 2021 crop year a Fall Seeded Practice has been added for: 1) Irrigated Alfalfa Forage Seeding in all Montana and Wyoming counties; and 2) for Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Alfalfa Forage Seeding in all North Dakota and South Dakota counties. The Forage Seeding […]

USDA Agriculture News

The Corson, Dewey, Meade, Perkins, and Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions please contact the Corson County office at 605-273-4506 ext 2, Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach County […]

Poor quality livestock water

South Dakota Livestock producers are encouraged to test their water sources as poor quality water is leading to blindness in some herds. “Livestock water samples from northwestern South Dakota have already indicated high levels of total salts,” said Robin Salverson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. High levels of sulfates in the water have caused polio (polioencephalomalacia) in some herds already […]

Johnson introduces legislation to support meat and poultry producers

U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) introduced the Direct Interstate Retail Exemption for Certain Transactions (DIRECT) Act. This legislation will allow state-inspected meat to be sold across state lines through e-commerce, allowing small producers and processors more options to directly market to consumers. “As a result of COVID-19, meat processing plants across the country have been forced […]

USDA Agriculture News

The Corson, Dewey, Meade, Perkins, and Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions please contact the Corson County office at 605-273-4506 ext 2, Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach County […]

Tiospaye Topa School 2019-2020 Academic and Attendance Awards

Elementary Kindergarten – Miss Iron Wing Ariyani Benson – Kindergarten Graduation Certificate, Good Helper Award Armando Bowker – Kindergarten Graduation Certificate, Eager Reader Award, Improvement Award Jayceon Chips – Kindergarten Graduation Certificate, Eager Reader Award, Math Award Leighton LeCompte – Kindergarten Graduation Certificate, Eager Reader Award, Math Award, All Star Speller Award Marisol Ordonez – Kindergarten Graduation Certificate, Math Award, […]

USDA Agriculture News

The Corson, Dewey, Meade, Perkins, and Ziebach County FSA offices would like to keep you informed of the following items important to USDA programs.  If you have any questions please contact the Corson County office at 605-273-4506 ext 2, the Dewey County office at 865-3522 ext 2, Meade County at 347-4952 ext 2, Perkins at 244-5222 ext 2 or Ziebach […]


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