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Gov. Daugaard traveling to World Ag Expo next week

February 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard and representatives from the Department of Agriculture are traveling to California next week for the World Ag Expo in hopes of expanding the dairy industry in South Dakota.
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Foreign dairies eye SD

January 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Decent feed prices, good milk market all reasons the state is ideal.
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Small dairies struggle as milk prices sink

May 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PLAINFIELD, Vt. The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family.
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HALL: Nelson brings fresh air to odorous dairy debate

December 9, 2011 in The Daily Republic

There is a breath of fresh air coming to the Fulton area. It may be lost to the methane emitted by 7,000 cows in the not too distant future. Continue Reading

Opponents pledge fight to high court

December 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA An adversary of a proposed 7,000-head dairy in Hanson County said he is prepared to take the appeal of the dairy’s water permit to the South Dakota Supreme Court if necessary. Continue Reading

Opponents pledge fight to high court

December 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

ALEXANDRIA An adversary of a proposed 7,000-head dairy in Hanson County said he is prepared to take the appeal of the dairy’s water permit to the South Dakota Supreme Court if necessary. Continue Reading

Dairy battle divides Hanson County

December 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

FULTON One of the largest dairies in South Dakota may soon be located in largely rural Hanson County, bringing tax dollars, jobs and a multi-million-dollar investment into the area.

But if some local residents have their way, it will never happen. Long-running feud includes squabbles over water, roads, racism and more.

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So far, no large lagoon spills at dairies

December 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

On most dairy farms, the manure that cows emit is collected and spread on fields to fertilize crops. Before the waste material is spread, however, it must be stored. Continue Reading

SD dairy industry has global flavor

December 6, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Many owners foreign-born, including Dutch, Koreans. There are 44 dairies in the state that milk 500 or more cows daily, and about half are owned by people from European nations.

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Hispanic workers do much of work on large dairies

December 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Jenner Almeda was willing to discuss why he moved from Brazil to work on a South Dakota dairy farm but he had to keep working as he talked. Continue Reading