STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Lentsch to replace Bones at SD Ag Department
Walt Bones is headed back to his family farming operation in rural Parker, and a familiar face and name in South Dakota Republican Party politics will replace him at the helm of the state Agriculture ... Posted on 4/2/13 at 12:11 PM
AMY'S RANCH SLANTS Ag United and South Dakota's True Environmentalists
Agriculture faces increasing scrutiny from people and organizations that are far-removed from the land and the sources of their food. Our food doesnt come from a grocery storetheyre just the distribut... Posted on 8/14/12 at 8:00 PM
One part of every day on the southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth was inviolate: the noon nap. Nearly everyone took one. We didn’t rest very long, just 30 minutes or so, because the farm work never rested long. The naps, however, were as integral a part of our farm routine as the big, noon dinners they followed.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government is on the verge of approving a grain mainly used as livestock feed to make a cleaner version of ethanol, a decision officials say could give farmers a new moneymaking opportunity, boost the biofuels industry and help the environment.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has refused to wade into a dispute over whether Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether and other city officials broke the law while presenting information about a proposed $115 million events center.
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