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Sioux Falls Company Wants to Spread Hog Plant Waste in Fields

SIOUX FALLS - A Minnesota company is looking to spread up to 19,000 tons a year of byproduct from the John Morrell hog processing plant in Sioux Falls in farm fields around South Dakota.

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South Dakota Sheep, Lamb Production Down Over the Year

SIOUX FALLS - The federal Agriculture Department says in a new report that the state's sheep and lamb inventory on Jan. 1 totaled 275,000 animals, down 10,000 from the previous year.

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Wolves Being Viciously Attacked by Humans in State Legislature

There is a nine line proposed law in Pierre, SB 205, which, if approved, will allow for the slaughter of any wolf seen anywhere, doing anything, or nothing. Allowing the wholesale slaughter of the wolf, makes us the same as what we accuse them to be, "predators and varmints."

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Some ranchers in the western United States reportedly are stealing grass and hay to feed their cattle, as the drought has depleted their own pastures.

South Dakota’s Cattle Inventory Up 5 percent

SIOUX FALLS - South Dakota's cattle inventory heading into 2013 is up 5 percent from the previous year.

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FILE: Beef Production
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Texas Plant Closure Will Help Aberdeen Slaughterhouse

ABERDEEN - The closing of a beef processing plant in the Texas panhandle could help a fledgling slaughterhouse in northern South Dakota fill out its workforce.

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South Dakota Bison Tenderloins Star of Inaugural Luncheon

RAPID CITY - While most people are talking about President Barack Obama's speech and Michelle Obama's glamorous fashion choices, South Dakotans are buzzing about another inaugural feature: the bison tenderloins the first couple ate.

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Young Farmers and Ranchers Holding Conference

OACOMA, - Young Farmers and Ranchers is holding its winter conference in Oacoma.

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Foreign Dairies Eye South Dakota as Ideal Place to Relocate

PIERRE - Foreign dairies are immigrating to South Dakota because of the state's near-perfect dairying conditions.

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FILE: Beef Production
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Aberdeen Beef Plant Clears Final Financial Hurdle

A beef processing plant in South Dakota that has struggled to begin operations says it has enough finances to get to full production.

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USDA: South Dakota Hog, Pig Inventory Down

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota's Dec. 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs was 1.2 million head, down 14 percent from a year ago and down 7 percent from Sept. 1.

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