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Senator Johnson To Hear From West River Ranchers

Senator Johnson To Hear From West River Ranchers

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Sen. Tim Johnson and an official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will hear from ranchers who lost livestock in the early fall blizzard.

Johnson and Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Michael Scuse will be at the South Dakota Stockgrowers Office in Rapid City at 2 p.m. Mountain time Tuesday.

Also taking part will be Craig Schaunamann with the South Dakota Farm Services Agency, Jeff Zimprich with the Natural Resources and Conservation Service, South Dakota Agriculture Secretary Lucas Lentsch and Elsie Meeks with USDA Rural Development.

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