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Federal Tipoffs Involving South Dakota Newsletter for Sunday April 26, 2020 ( 3 items )  

EPA: Roscoe, South Dakota Teacher Spencer Cody Among Winners of the President's Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
ABERDEEN, South Dakota, April 23 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pleased to announce Mr. Spencer Cody, a teacher with the Edmunds Central School District in Roscoe, South Dakota, as a recipient of the 2020 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE). Mr. Cody is one of seven educators across the country receiving the award from EPA and the President's Council on Environmental Qualit  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: 2020 Arbor Day Essay Contest Winners Selected
HURON, South Dakota, April 22 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service South Dakota office issued the following news release: Lila Johnson of Frankfort, Onassis Darnell of Carthage, and Jace Grimes of Kadoka are the winning essayists selected from the 599 entries in the 2020 Arbor Day Essay Contest. Sponsored by South Dakota's conservation districts, McDonald's Restaurant of Pierre, and South Dakota Department of Agriculture, the contest provides fifth and  more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Growing Resilience With Soil Health - Cover Crops and Prevent Plant Acres
HURON, South Dakota, April 24 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service South Dakota office issued the following news release: In this discussion, farmers and specialists go over some of the lessons learned in 2020. Wet August 2019 conditions prevented some cover crops from being planted; farmers were left weighing up terminating covers in the fall or leaving them to overwinter and provide spring growth; the perspective of experienced cover croppers on thei  more