Hughes County Railroad Authority Agrees To Extend Loan To Harrold Pulse Plant

The Hughes County Regional Railroad Authority has agreed to extend a loan to the South Dakota Pulse Processers plant near Harrold. Tom Young with South Dakota Pulse Processors says they have been like many businesses in that they’ve experienced the growing pains of starting up…

The plant has been slowed by mechanical delays also…

The plant resumed operation in August and has maintained steady production since. Young says they have approached all of the entities that have loaned money to the plant requesting a one year extension of the 690-thousand dollar loan…

Rail Authority Chairman Roger Inman was curious about the plant’s production…

Young says the plant’s current capacity can fill a rail car per day. If the loan extension is approved following consideration by the State Department of Transportation, the final payment would be moved back to 2024.  The loan balance as of January 4th is 632-thousand 348 dollars.