South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem issued an Executive Order on Tuesday to merge the state’s agriculture and environment departments. If no action is taken by the South Dakota Legislature, the merger takes effect in April 2021. Combined, the new department would be called the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Read the Executive Order.
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