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Drought worsens in Dakotas, Montana
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Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
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January 15, 2013
OPINION: Take responsibility for destruction of pheasant habitat
The disappearance of pheasant habitat in South Dakota disturbs the editorial writers of The Daily Republic -- and it should -- but they're reluctant...
January 15, 2013 - 11:11pm
December 18, 2012
The Nature Conservancy sells ranch in Custer County
CUSTER (AP) -- The Nature Conservancy says it has sold a 1,125-acre ranch in Custer County to a private buyer with safeguards to ensure the land remains in native prairie and maintains its ranching tradition. The Lame Johnny Creek Ranch is nestled between Custer State Park and Wind...
December 18, 2012 - 1:30pm
August 11, 2012
USDA sets sign-up date for erodible land plan
HURON -- USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Craig Schaunaman has announced that FSA is accepting Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) offers under the Highly Erodible Land Initiative (HELI). South Dakota was allocated 9,600 acres under this initiative. Signup...
August 11, 2012 - 3:57pm
May 31, 2012
Noem introduces sodsaver provision for farm bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Reps. Kristi Noem and Rep. Tim Walz introduced legislation Thursday to encourage good land stewardship practices and preserve...
May 31, 2012 - 9:44pm
March 19, 2012
South Dakota landowners may apply for USDA federal conservation program
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Agricultural producers and landowners in South Dakota can submit their bids to enroll eligible land in the federal Conservation Reserve Program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency will accept CRP offers nationwide until April 6. ...
March 19, 2012 - 10:37am
March 8, 2012
South Dakota conservation suffering amid ag boom, officials say
High prices for farm commodities have farmers smiling, but those profits are having a negative impact on South Dakota's natural resources. ...
March 8, 2012 - 6:41am
March 7, 2012
Meeting on natural resources plan set for Wednesday in Mitchell
A meeting tonight in Mitchell is designed to gather information on revising a state conservation plan. The meeting will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Highland Conference Center. Bill Smith, conservation program administrator for the South Dakota Department of Agriculture,...
March 7, 2012 - 6:59am
February 9, 2012
House nixes 30-year limit on conservation easements
PIERRE -- The state House of Representatives argued a long time Wednesday about perpetuity. Specifically, House members debated whether landowners in South Dakota should continue to be allowed to engage in perpetual conservation easements on their properties with the federal...
February 9, 2012 - 9:53am
January 24, 2012
Gov re-appoints 3 to State Conservation Commission
PIERRE (AP) -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard has re-appointed three individuals to the State Conservation Commission. David Fischbach of Faith, Alan Vedvei of Lake Preston, and Thomas Glover of Burke will serve terms that expire on Jan. 1, 2015. Fischbach serves as the Area III representative...
January 24, 2012 - 8:49am
January 13, 2012
Winter-wheat acres rise on Great Plains rebound
CHICAGO -- U.S. winter-wheat acreage rose for a second straight year, climbing more than analysts expected, as farmers in the Great Plains boosted planting on ground left bare from last year's drought. About 41.947 million acres were seeded from September through November, up 3.2...
January 13, 2012 - 9:30am
January 6, 2012
Conservation workshop set for Wednesday
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Jerauld County Conservation District Workshop will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Springs Inn, Wessington Springs. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with the sessions beginning at 10:15 a.m. Topics covered include Cost Sharing Available with Ben...
January 6, 2012 - 3:58pm
May 20, 2011
More of Terry Peak is proposed for state special-lands protection
PIERRE - The state Board of Minerals and Environment has received an application to designate four sections of land on Terry Peak in Lawrence County for possible additional protections. When the board can hold the hearing on the request from Dick Fort, president of ACTion for...
May 20, 2011 - 11:51am
June 4, 2009
Proposed budget could mean loss in EQIP money
An environmental group said Wednesday that the Obama administration's proposed 2010 fiscal-year budget would cause South Dakota to "lose" about $5.3 million in funding for a popular conservation program. Whether the money would actually be "lost" is open to interpretation, because...
June 4, 2009 - 8:00am
September 5, 2008
Student beats gas prices with vegetable oil-driven Mercedes
A Dakota Wesleyan University student recently completed an 1,800-mile journey from his Oregon home to Mitchell and spent only $10 for diesel fuel. John "Dylan" Moro, 25, of Joseph, Ore., drives a 1976 Mercedes, converted to run primarily on vegetable oil he receives from a local...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Large fish kill found on Missouri River; cause unknown but thought natural
CHAMBERLAIN -- Hundreds of fish were reported dead recently on the Missouri River's Lake Francis Case, but authorities say the cause was probably natural. State Game, Fish and Parks officials were made aware Friday of a large fish kill in the White River confluence area, said Geno...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am