South Dakota Stockgrowers Association
BISMARCK, N.D. — About one-third of the initial applications made to a federal aid program for disaster-stricken ranchers have come from the Dakotas, and most of the money given out so far has gone to South Dakota producers.
The meatpacking industry has failed to block a federal law requiring food labels that tell consumers whether their meat came from the United States.
Organizers of a donation fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers hurt by an early October blizzard are preparing to distribute an additional $3.3 million to producers.
PIERRE, S.D. — A relief fund for western South Dakota ranchers who lost tens of thousands of cattle in an early October blizzard has collected $3 million, three times as much as expected, an organizer said Friday.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Tens of thousands of cattle died in South Dakota following a blizzard that could become one of the most costly in the history of the state’s agriculture industry.