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Trump signs orders for Keystone, Dakota Access pipelines, Standing Rock plans legal action
Rapid City police investigate 4th homicide in 30 days
South Dakota museum awarded ownership of Presley guitar
Panel to discuss legislator's conduct despite resignation
U.S. Senate panel approves Carson for housing secretary post
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Undefeated Nighthawks soaking up success
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
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No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
GUEBERT: Wal-mart to lure upscale buyers with organic groceries
Walmart, the elephant of American food retailing, announced April 10 that it plans to bring its clout, cash and vegetable crispers to the American pea patch this year and bigfoot its way into the still-growing U.S. organic grocery business. The news sent Wall Street motor mouths...
April 24, 2014 - 2:15pm
April 16, 2014
GUEBERT: Just the facts, ma'am
As this space has often noted, facts, figures and data are as essential to journalism as verbs, nouns and dangling participles. In fact, journalism without facts is a cup of tea without tea. We also understand that erudite farm and food conversationalists -- like you, for instance...
April 16, 2014 - 10:08pm
April 9, 2014
GUEBERT: Climate change an ag game-changer
The March 31 front page of almost every daily newspaper in the world featured dire headlines for a story made public the night before by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change "Climate change already affecting food supply," announced The Guardian in England....
April 9, 2014 - 11:02pm
March 20, 2014
GUEBERT: Safe, not sorry
USDA has recalled an astounding 12.6 million lbs. of various beef, egg, chicken, pork or meat-containing products due to unsafe or questionable quality in the first nine weeks this year.
March 20, 2014 - 6:51pm
March 12, 2014
GUEBERT: Ag's Big Boys heavily invested in Ukraine
When Vladimir Putin sent his nation's armed, but unmarked, troops into sovereign territory of Ukraine, he became the latest in a long line of Russian Little Big Men to punch Eurasia's famed breadbasket in the gut. First came the imperial czars, then the revolutionary Bolsheviks and,...
March 12, 2014 - 11:41pm
March 6, 2014
GUEBERT: weather: Ice cold and very dry
The tall, mostly dead red oak on the eastern edge of the farmette still stands this late, long winter, saved mostly by this late, long winter. The majestic, strong-armed tree, my age or a little more, had a date with the saw and maul as soon as the weather turned cold. Deep snow and...
March 6, 2014 - 9:12am
February 26, 2014
GUEBERT: Read the farm bill and pay
No one confirmed the farm bill's estimated $23 billion in savings (according to the bill's writers) over the 2008 law or the lesser, $16 billion in savings calculated by the Congressional Budget Office.
February 26, 2014 - 10:22pm
February 20, 2014
GUEBERT: Ag industry's 'friend' not a upstanding fellow
Richard B. Berman operates phony, shell non-profit groups that are billed for services by his for-profit company.
February 20, 2014 - 6:07pm
February 6, 2014
GUEBERT: 'Historic' farm bill mostly took the easy way out
Congress didn’t convene one public hearing or one Ag Committee meeting over what the U.S. and its farmers and ranchers can do to ensure sustainable food production in a world steeply challenged by expanding population, increasing climate change and tougher, narrower economics.
February 6, 2014 - 2:12pm
January 23, 2014
GUEBERT: Farmers shouldn't rush into trade deals
You wouldn’t order a new pickup truck without reserving the right to amend — choose — how the truck is equipped inside and out. The same goes for a new combine or an operating loan. After all, it’s your farm or ranch so, naturally, you’ll choose what’s right for you...
January 23, 2014 - 4:11pm
January 16, 2014
GUEBERT: Food stamp fraud rate super small
It might be a new year but the old year’s weaknesses persist. For example, I still try to type the word “separate” with one “a,” still can’t walk past a display of cherry licorice without buying some, and still can’t do high-end math like, say, division. Part...
January 16, 2014 - 7:47am
January 9, 2014
GUEBERT: Books, plans and ‘congress’
A week or two into every new year, most folks review, often regretfully, their list of resolutions already bent, broken or buried. That never happened on the big southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth for one simple reason: We never made any New Year’s resolutions. We...
January 9, 2014 - 12:28pm
January 2, 2014
GUEBERT: Reader animosity pours in, mixed with some praise
There are two file folders in the lower, right drawer of my desk. One is labeled “Mail,” the other “Another Satisfied Customer.” The former is filled with complimentary or question-asking reader mail. The latter holds mail that’s more acidic than affectionate, more...
January 2, 2014 - 11:32am
December 26, 2013
GUEBERT: Years and seasons end, but politics are ongoing
Babies that were born when Congress began its farm bill work in 2012 can now walk, talk and use their parents’ smart phones.
December 26, 2013 - 8:50am
December 13, 2013
GUEBERT: Ag cooperatives continue to evolve, serve millions
The weekly hometown newspaper recently brought news of a family friend’s death. The friend, a dairy farmer, had lived a long, good life and was a respected member of his church, community and profession. My family’s connection, outside of cows and kids, was business: he,...
December 13, 2013 - 7:25am