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Beef Pricing 8/29/19 The South Dakota Stockgrowers were pleased at the yesterday’s announcement from the USDA stating they will begin an investigation into recent beef pricing margins.  “If any unfair practices are detected, we will take quick enforcement action,” said USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. After Tyson’s Holcomb Kansas processing plant fire on August 9th, live […]

IMPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR LIVESTOCK INCLUDING HORSES FROM STATES AFFECTED BY VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS Dustin Oedekoven, DVM, State Veterin

PIERRE, S.D. – Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), a reportable disease of livestock, has been confirmed in horses in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. Effective immediately, all horses entering South Dakota from states with active quarantines for vesicular stomatitis must have a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) and an import permit. Import permits are already and […]