Grain industry

Jeremey Frost and Jan Banghart, of Banghart Properties, stand in front of their business in Gettysburg. (Joshua Haiar/South Dakota Searchlight)

Regulators dismiss complaint against grain intermediary, citing lack of jurisdiction

BY: - June 21, 2023

A state regulatory hearing Wednesday in Pierre that was aimed at a grain company ended up with the Public Utilities Commission disagreeing with its own staff. In a unanimous decision, the commission ruled that its staff’s complaint against a grain buying-and-selling intermediary was not permissible due to the commission’s lack of authority over interstate commerce.  […]