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Federal Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday March 01, 2020 ( 4 items )  

FLRA Issues Decision Regarding American Federation of Government Employees
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 -- The Federal Labor Relations Authority issued the following decision (Case No. 0-NG-3439): AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES LOCAL 2228 (Union) and UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 28TH FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON (AFGSC) ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, SOUTH DAKOTA (Agency) DECISION AND ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR REVIEW Before the Authority: Colleen Duffy Kiko, Chairman, and Ernest DuBester and James T. Abbott, Members (Member Abbott concurring) I. St  more

Montana FSA: USDA Launches New Conservation Pilot Program for Prairie Pothole Producers to Plant Cover Crops
BOZEMAN, Montana, Feb. 25 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Montana Field Office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced a new pilot program that enables farmers in the Prairie Pothole region to receive payments for planting cover crops on their land for three to five years. The new Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Soil Health and Income Protection Program (SHIPP) pilot is available to produ  more

NASS - South Dakota Field Office: South Dakota Cattle on Feed Down 6 Percent
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Feb. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - South Dakota Field Office issued the following news release: South Dakota feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 240,000 cattle on feed on February 1, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was down 6 percent from last year. Placements during January totaled 41,000 head, down 15 percent from 2019. Fed cattle marketi  more

USDA Launches New Conservation Pilot Program for Prairie Pothole Producers to Plant Cover Crops
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced a new pilot program that enables farmers in the Prairie Pothole region to receive payments for planting cover crops on their land for three to five years. The new Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Soil Health and Income Protection Program (SHIPP) pilot is available to producers in Iowa, Minnesota, Mont  more