April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SD rancher: New USDA plan better, but brands vital part of identification.
April 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) A legislative panel is reviewing the state Brand Board’s decision to increase the fee for livestock inspections designed to prevent the theft of cattle, horses and mules in western South Dakota.
June 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The 10-cent-a-head increase in inspection fees is intended to cover the agency’s costs for about three years. Continue Reading
December 19, 2010 in INFORUM
MCLAUGHLIN, S.D. John Foster was 14 when he woke up with a raw and burning spot on his back after being passed out drunk. Someone had heated the flat side of a knife over a glowing red kitchen stove and seared a brand into his tender flesh. Continue Reading