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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Governor's Column: Celebrating Agriculture’s Leadership In Conservation

Friday, April 24, 2015
In South Dakota, agriculture is a tradition and a way of life. As our No. 1 industry, agriculture defines who we are as South Dakotans and the practices that we pass on from generation to generation.

SD State Fair Seeks SD Talent for Linton’s AARP Centennial Stage Show

Thursday, April 23, 2015
HURON, S.D. – The South Dakota State Fair and South Dakota entertainer Sherwin Linton is looking for South Dakota entertainers of all genres and styles to be included in the 2014 State Fair Centennial Stage Shows.

Dietary Guidelines Should be Focused on Nutrition, not Sustainability

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Every five years, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revise and update the national dietary guidelines. Since 1985, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group of nutritionists, doctors and other experts, has submitted recommended changes to the Dietary Guidelines before HHS and USDA set the official guidelines. In February, the committee released its recommended revisions to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines.