Livestock

Ranchers Vow to Survive Cattle Disaster
PHILIP, S.D. (AP) — Western South Dakota ranchers have buried the tens of thousands of cattle that died in an early October blizzard. Now they are figuring out how to dig themselves out of a financial hole after many lost a quarter or more of their herds.
Contractor Wrapping Up Work in Rights-of-Way
Now this had to be a gruesome job, one the farm kid in me doesn't like to think about.
The South Dakota Department of Public Safety says the Freeman company hired to remove livestock carcasses from state rights-of-way in the western part of the state is wrapping up its work...
South Dakota Governor Touts Rancher Relief
Last week’s blizzard in western South Dakota shook the foundation of the agriculture community. Being the state’s number one industry, the loss of livestock to the ranchers is beyond devastating.

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