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Today U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), Liz Cheney (R-WY), and Frank Lucas (R-OK), introduced the Livestock Risk Management and Education Act, a bill that would provide grants to certain state land-grant universities to better equip livestock producers with risk management training.
Rep. Dusty Johnson is co-sponsoring a bill in the U.S. House to help agricultural students at public schools.
The bill would provide federal grants for risk management training, teaching students about volatility in the livestock market.
A partial breakthrough in the on-going trade dispute with China.
That country has now agreed to once again allow U-S poultry products to be sold in the country ending a five year ban following an outbreak of Avian Flu in 2014.
U-S trade representatives say this development could lead to $1 billion in U-S poultry exports to China over the next year.
A South Dakota woman has spent months raising funds to support a trip to the nation’s capital, hoping to speak to lawmakers about CMT, a nervous system disorder. When she wasn’t able to raise enough to make the trip Congressman Dusty Johnson came to her instead.
Place a politician into a roomful of curious news reporters and there’s a chance that mayhem will ensue, with questions being shouted and the elected office holder trying his or her best to come up with a politically correct answer.
U.S. Sen. John Thune and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson applauded a new U.S. trade deal with Japan as a positive for the agriculture industry.
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota's Republican U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson says it's time for Congress to pass a trade deal with Mexico and Canada.
Sen. John Thune's thoughts were with his hometown of Sioux Falls as it faced the aftermath of three tornadoes.
"I'm grateful to all the emergency responders, electric crews and all those who worked through the night to keep residents safe," Thune said on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
PIERRE, S.D. — Looking to ease the burden of child care for parents in college, U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., is planning to introduce a bill to open federal college and university grant dollars to fund more accessible child care to student-parents.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Kelo.com) -- Representative Dusty Johnson is looking to make the transition for single parents going into higher ed a little easier. In the month of September Johnson will introduce the Empower Parents in College Act.