Editorial: With cuts to Extension, SD chickens have come home to roostState government’s hard stance on the budget is rearing its ugly head, and there isn’t much anyone can do about it. This, unfortunately, is what we asked for as deficits have grown without true ways to pay for them.
At a meeting Wednesday in Chamberlain, attendees were given specifics about major cuts to the South Dakota State University Extension program, which provides advice and resources for ag producers and families, among others. Cuts in state funding mean the Extension Service will be losing $1.5 million over the next three years, including $820,000 in 2012, officials said.
By: Editorial board, The Daily Republic