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Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 22, 2016
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
EPIPHANY (Reuters) - Average corn yields in southeastern South Dakota were below average as signs of growing-season stress were evident in the...
August 22, 2016 - 6:33pm
August 16, 2016
Expert: Corn could be culprit for low prices
Down go the crop prices. Every year since 2012, the price per bushel of corn and soybeans has dropped, and 2016 will likely continue the trend....
August 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
August 12, 2016
USDA sees record U.S. corn, soy crops after good July weather
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. soybean and corn harvests will be the biggest ever this fall, according to a U.S. Agriculture Department monthly...
August 12, 2016 - 4:17pm
May 24, 2016
South Dakota farmers make progress with corn and soybeans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers have made considerable progress over the past week planting corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 84 percent of the corn crop is in the ground, equal to the average pace. About 42 percent of the...
May 24, 2016 - 11:54am
May 16, 2016
USDA: Corn and soybean planting continues despite weather
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean planting continued in South Dakota last week despite below average temperatures and wet conditions. The USDA's National Agriculture Statistics Service says weekend frost was reported in the north part of...
May 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
May 11, 2016
Rainfall dampens planting for some
MONTROSE — It's been one of the wettest years in South Dakota history, but one Montrose farmer hasn't let it rain on his parade. Brian...
May 11, 2016 - 6:27pm
May 4, 2016
Farmers open up silos as corn hits 'magic' price levels
The best rally for corn prices in 10 months meant U.S. farmers were frantic to sell from the mountain of grain they'd been hoarding.Growers have...
May 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 22, 2016
Input costs, not yields, drive profitability in 2015
Keeping a close eye on input costs will likely prove valuable for farmers in 2016. According to a crop analysis study conducted by the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute, profitability for producers last growing season was tied closely with...
April 22, 2016 - 11:26am
April 11, 2016
Despite low prices, corn acreage expected to rise
Following a nationwide trend, South Dakota farmers are expected to grow more corn this year than in 2015, but soybean numbers could take a dip....
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
April 1, 2016
High corn forecasts not expected to cause another railway backlog
Despite high corn forecasts for 2016, a railway backlog is not expected to return to South Dakota. In 2014, a lack of rail cars caused by shipping...
April 1, 2016 - 5:57pm
March 30, 2016
As corn and soy pile up, here's why U.S. farmers will plant more
Illinois farmer David Erickson admits that what he and many U.S. farmers are about to do doesn't seem to make much sense. With bulging stockpiles...
March 30, 2016 - 4:08pm
February 26, 2016
Dilemma for U.S. Farmers: Which Crop Will Lose the Least Money?
For farmers who grow some of the biggest U.S. crops, choosing what to plant this year has become a bet on which one will lose less money.A three-year...
February 26, 2016 - 1:36pm
February 9, 2016
USDA says corn, wheat supplies to rise as exports wane
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. corn and wheat ending stocks will be higher than previously expected at the end of the marketing year due to cuts to already weak demand for U.S. supplies on the export market, the government said on Tuesday. The U.S. Agriculture Department in its monthly...
February 9, 2016 - 6:25pm
January 22, 2016
Low fuel prices costly to farmers
Low gas prices may save drivers at the pump, but ultimately cost farmers. The price of oil has dropped to its lowest level in more than 10 years,...
January 22, 2016 - 10:36am
December 9, 2015
USDA raises U.S. corn supply view as export prospects fade
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday raised its outlook for domestic corn supplies by 25 million bushels, more than analysts were expecting, due to weakening export demand.U.S. stockpiles of soybeans and wheat were left unchanged, the government said in its...
December 9, 2015 - 11:18am