South Dakota ranching family works to restore local wetlands
The Bien Ranch was homesteaded in 1888.
The Bien Ranch, which was homesteaded back in 1888, is leading the way in conservation in their community. NRCS South Dakota tells us more about the family’s efforts to restore wetlands in their area.
Share Your Thoughts: USDA asks for public comments on 8 changes to the National Handbook of Conservation Practices
Stakeholders are encouraged to submit comments by March 4, 2024, either online or by mail.
South Dakota legislators voted against a ban on weather modification experiments over sustainability concerns and hindrance on grain and ethanol production.
South Dakota lawmakers are focusing on value-added agriculture in new legislation initiatives for the state. The State House Majority Leader Representative says these bills would be the strongest landowner protections passed in two decades.