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Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.

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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

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It’s always nice to learn what others have done before investing in new facilities or updating existing facilities for your farm or ranch.

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Emergency Preparedness on Dairies

Being prepared for an emergency on your dairy can significantly improve recovery time from an unexpected incident.

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Veterinary Feed Directive Q & A

In June 2015, the FDA finalized the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule pertaining to how feed-grade antibiotics can be used for livestock. Since then, there have been several meetings hosted across the state and country for producers, veterinarians and feed mills/ feed distributors discussing the details of these changes and how all parties will need to work together to follow new FDA guidelines for feeding antibiotics to livestock.