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SD Stockgrowers Applaud Rounds Leadership on Trucking Regulations

SD Stockgrowers Association applaud the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across American Safely Act, introduced by Senator Ben Sasse (R-Neb) and co-sponsored by South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds. The bill would exempt haulers of live animals from the federal Hours of Service regulations within 300 miles of their origin, and would allow more flexibility in […]

SD Stockgrowers Applaud Thune’s Drought Data Legislation

SD Stockgrowers Applaud Thune’s Drought Data Legislation      South Dakota Stockgrowers Association applaud Senator John Thune for introducing the Improved Soil Moisture and Precipitation Monitoring Act of 2018 this week. As the title indicates, the legislation seeks to improve monitoring and consistency of rainfall data used by various USDA agencies in determining eligibility for […]