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June 9, 2017
Drought Monitor: Parched conditions expand across Dakotas
PIERRE (AP) — The U.S. Drought Monitor shows that most of the Dakotas are experiencing drought conditions that experts say are harming farmers...
June 9, 2017 - 8:50am
June 8, 2017
Drought conditions lead to herd trimming across region
RICHARDTON, N.D. — As drought spreads across the upper Great Plains, some cattle producers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana are...
June 8, 2017 - 2:18pm
May 27, 2017
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
Q: What is your role in agriculture today? My husband and I operate a 200-head commercial cow/calf operation and 200-plus head bred heifer development...
May 27, 2017 - 12:17pm
April 25, 2017
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
KIMBALL — After losing nearly $100 per cow, one Brule County rancher has become disheartened with the industry. "You can't control the...
April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 21, 2017
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
WAGNER — Calving is well underway in South Dakota, and one area rancher is intent on keeping his new investments healthy and safe. Tim...
April 21, 2017 - 12:21pm
April 17, 2017
White Lake man charged with illegally selling cattle
WHITE LAKE — A White Lake man faces seven felony charges for allegedly selling cattle that were placed under a lien from an area bank....
April 17, 2017 - 5:45pm
March 27, 2017
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
As the weather heats up, so will the grills, and beef prices continue to fall. The average retail price for beef nationwide fell more than 9...
March 27, 2017 - 5:15pm
March 24, 2017
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
TRIPP — With high production costs and low commodity prices, one area rancher believes good genes in cattle are more important than ever....
March 24, 2017 - 1:23pm
February 6, 2017
Sioux Empire Farm Show attracts livestock exhibitors
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Exhibitors from around the country showed and sold some of the highest quality livestock at the 2017 Sioux Empire Farm Show at the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls, S.D. More than 30,000 visitors attended the event that ran from January 25 to 28. The...
February 6, 2017 - 4:00am
February 1, 2017
Canistota man charged with taking 64 cows from Mitchell seller
A Canistota man has been accused of taking more than $100,000 worth of cattle from a Mitchell livestock seller. Tyler McGregor, 35, was arrested...
February 1, 2017 - 5:10pm
November 21, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies...
November 21, 2016 - 4:05pm
November 14, 2016
South Dakota ranchers discuss future of cattle industry
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Ranchers from across western South Dakota gathered in Fort Pierre not to deal cattle, but to organize ways to protect their industry. The Capital Journal reports that Bill Bullard, CEO of R-CALF USA — the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers...
November 14, 2016 - 12:24pm
August 19, 2016
Finding cattle feed with less pasture
It's the Cain and Abel conflict of agriculture: you farm or you ranch. Very few do both. But with the push for more sustainable farming practices,...
August 19, 2016 - 12:27pm
May 27, 2016
Lightning strike kills 21 cattle in McCook County
McCOOK COUNTY — A lightning strike in McCook County killed 21 cattle Wednesday, according to the McCook County Emergency Manager. Emergency...
May 27, 2016 - 11:37am
April 25, 2016
Cattle profits plummet in 2015
South Dakota ranchers saw a stark drop in return from cattle in 2015, as profits fell by almost 75 percent on average. "This was a year that will go down in the record books for the cattle producers," said Lori Tonak, farm business management instructor at Mitchell Technical Institute....
April 25, 2016 - 5:24pm