It’s been a quick South Dakota legislative session. On Thursday, the session will be over. South Dakota Corn Growers Association Legislative Director Teddi Mueller says things are wrapping up incredibly calm compared to how the session began. “These lawmakers are getting a lot of the hard issues worked out. In this last week, they can take their time on what they need to do.” Property taxes were a priority for the association, but Mueller says the bills had minute changes and there were no issues. One of the major issues where ag rallied was Senate Bill 157. That’s zoning legislation. “We’ve had a lot of farmers who have had a tough time trying to get their livestock operations zoned. This bill is one that would address that. Governor Noem embraced this and every ag group was on the same page and it’s amazing to watch.”
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