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July 28, 2016
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
PIERRE – In a split decision Wednesday the South Dakota Brand Board awarded proceeds from a sale of 46 head of cattle to a rancher from the Manderson area. Gilvern Keester is to receive $53,064.03 minus legal expenses. Keester’s brand was on 33 of the heifers, steers and bulls....
July 28, 2016 - 11:39am
February 9, 2016
3 cows still on the loose after escape from Aberdeen auction
ABERDEEN (AP) — Three cows are still on the loose in the Aberdeen area nearly a week after several dozen cattle got loose from a livestock auction. About 45 cows ran away from Hub City Livestock last Wednesday when a gate on a pen was not chained securely. About half were caught...
February 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
February 5, 2016
Search continues for Aberdeen cattle on the lam from auction
ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials are still searching for a few of the dozens of cattle that got loose from a livestock auction in Aberdeen. About 45 cows got away from Hub City Livestock on Wednesday when a gate on a pen was not chained securely. About half were caught that day, and the...
February 5, 2016 - 6:01pm
February 4, 2016
Roundup of loose cattle in Aberdeen area into second day
ABERDEEN (AP) — A roundup of dozens of loose cattle in Aberdeen is stretching into a second day. Brown County Emergency Management director Scott Meints says about 45 cows got away from a livestock auction on Wednesday. The American News reports that at least 20 of the animals remained...
February 4, 2016 - 1:06pm
February 3, 2016
Several dozen cattle loose, roaming streets of Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials in Aberdeen say about 40 cattle are loose and milling about town. Brown County Emergency Management director Scott Meints tells the American News that the cows got away from a livestock auction. City officials issued an alert Wednesday warning people to...
February 3, 2016 - 6:31pm
November 6, 2015
Jackrabbit official: Never promised there'd be no odor
The odor caused by Jackrabbit Family Farms keeps nosing its way into Davison County Commission meetings. Nearly 30 supporters of the rural Mount Vernon hog-raising facility crammed into the Davison County Commission Chambers on Tuesday in response to the most recent set of complaints...
November 6, 2015 - 1:22pm
September 25, 2015
FDA adds drug restrictions for livestock
Ranchers will soon have to pay closer attention to what goes into livestock food. In December 2016 and January 2017, regulations in the U.S.
September 25, 2015 - 11:29am
September 3, 2015
Blue-green algae may be toxic to livestock
BROOKINGS—Recently there have been concerns about algae blooms on stock dams. The predominant question is "Do I need to be concerned about my livestock?" The answer is maybe, said Adele Harty, SDSU Extension cow/calf field specialist. "With the recent warmer temperatures,...
September 3, 2015 - 9:05am
July 15, 2015
Corn Palace rodeo to feature top area livestock
The 2015 Corn Palace Stampede begins today and runs through Sunday at the Horseman's Sports Arena in Mitchell. The Corn Palace Stampede will...
July 15, 2015 - 11:50pm
April 18, 2015
Livestock profits soar in 2014
Hog and cattle prices hit an all-time high for South Dakota livestock producers in 2014. "Both hogs and cattle experienced an exceptional ride this past year," said Lori Tonak, Mitchell Technical Institute instructor of farm business management in a press release. Beef producers...
April 18, 2015 - 10:08am
April 9, 2015
Reduce risk, supplement income by diversifying operations
If you turn back the clock twenty or thirty years, most farms looked pretty similar. The average producer was diversified, probably farming a few hundred acres and having some combination of beef cows, dairy cows and/or hogs. As the grain and livestock tend to complement each other,...
April 9, 2015 - 9:50am
December 15, 2014
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
The South Dakota Cattlemen's Association filed comments last week asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to withdraw his proposal to create a supplemental beef checkoff under the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996. "SDCA and our members do not support...
December 15, 2014 - 5:55pm
November 20, 2014
Water rule and risk management tools to be highlighted at upcoming area meetings
Pierre — Livestock producers are invited to join the South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association at any of six area meetings scheduled for Oct. 6-8. Area meetings are scheduled at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 8 at the...
November 20, 2014 - 8:52am
November 18, 2014
Geppert earns awards from American Angus Association
Kylee Geppert, Mitchell, has earned the National Junior Angus Associations Bronze and Silver Awards. Geppert, the daughter of Kevin and Helen Geppert, Mitchell, is a member of the NJAA and the South Dakota Junior Angus Association where she has served as director. She has participated...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Trimming livestock feed expenses
Agriculture is a risky business with many uncontrolled variables, so every producer has to control what they can to show a profit at the end of the year. When it comes to livestock production, one of the biggest variables that need to be evaluated each year is feed expense. It is...
November 18, 2014 - 8:45pm