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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Help Keep Cattle Comfortable in High Heat

Monday, July 21, 2014
PIERRE, S.D.–Recent high temperatures and above-average humidity have created unfavorable conditions for South Dakota livestock. Livestock owners are encouraged to continue efforts to keep cattle and other livestock comfortable using all available resources. Cattle with dark hides, fat cattle, and ill animals are all at greater risk of heat stress. Once heat stress sets in, preventative measures are less effective.

Governor's Column: Successes In The County Site Analysis Program

Friday, July 18, 2014
South Dakota has long been a state that values local control. From cities, townships and counties to fire protection, rural ambulance and soil districts, local government officials serve their neighbors quickly and efficiently.

Gov. Daugaard Seeks Disaster Declaration for Tornadoes, Flooding

Friday, July 18, 2014
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help South Dakota recover from tornadoes and flooding produced by severe storms during the period June 13-20.