Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
February 17, 2017
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
CHICAGO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Mexico's attempts to diversify its supplies of corn could threaten a crucial market for U.S. farmers who are increasingly...
February 17, 2017 - 3:08pm
February 15, 2017
Noem seeks crop insurance revisions for next Farm Bill
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is hoping to see the next iteration of the Farm Bill get kicked over to the Senate well in advance of its expiration. The...
February 15, 2017 - 4:56pm
November 25, 2016
Fall fieldwork in South Dakota not impacted by first storm
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers had completed most of their fall fieldwork before the state saw its first winter storm of the season, but some corn and sunflowers remain unharvested. The Agriculture Department in its latest weekly crop report says 3 percent of both the corn...
November 25, 2016 - 8:16am
November 23, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as...
November 23, 2016 - 8:54pm
November 15, 2016
Corn and soybean stocks rise as producers decide not to sell
With prices low, farmers are taking their products off the market. Mark Andres, location manager of CHS Farmers Alliance in Ethan, said farmers...
November 15, 2016 - 12:36pm
November 5, 2016
Poet: 10 years, 650 million gallons of ethanol
LOOMIS — The ethanol business is booming, and one local plant has turned its success into a $1 billion investment in the Mitchell community....
November 5, 2016 - 8:10am
October 24, 2016
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
LETCHER — On his first day of harvest, Ed Blindauer tinkered with his augur to get it ready after a dry growing season that lasted longer...
October 24, 2016 - 4:27pm
October 8, 2016
Low prices, high expenses could lead to first net loss for SD corn growers since 2005
PLANKINTON — Corn growers are facing the worst return on investment in 11 years, and one Plankinton producer is starting to feel the heat....
October 8, 2016 - 9:05am
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