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The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for
Standing Rock film festival centers around pipeline protest
Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida
Imagine Guild raises $16K for cystic fibrosis
2 South Dakota men get lengthy prison terms for dealing meth
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Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
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AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
2017 SDHSAA state track meet results
Crago, Neugebauer earn second-place finishes
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
October 1, 2014
Butterflies take flight near Mitchell
In a field of yellow sunflowers, Mike Blaalid suddenly and unexpectedly found himself surrounded by butterflies. It happened when Blaalid, a...
October 1, 2014 - 5:05pm
June 27, 2014
Conserved land threatened
About 110 square miles of South Dakota land parcels set aside for conservation could be lost to expiring contracts. Contracts for nearly 70,000 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program are due to expire later this year. If those contracts are not renewed, it will continue a trend...
June 27, 2014 - 10:21am
June 5, 2014
Continuous CRP sign-up starts Monday
WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week that farmers, ranchers and landowners committed to protecting and conserving environmentally sensitive land may sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) beginning Monday. Vilsack also announced that retiring...
June 5, 2014 - 4:20pm
February 20, 2014
Conservation program enrollments stopped
In less than five years, about 82,000 acres of high quality wildlife habitat was enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in...
February 20, 2014 - 9:38pm
January 21, 2014
USDA extends deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program signup
By South Dakota Ag Connection The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the deadline for new enrollments in the Conservation Stewardship Program for fiscal year 2014. Producers interested in participating in the program can submit...
January 21, 2014 - 8:57pm
December 6, 2013
CRP: Coyote Reproduction Program?
Attendees weigh in with diverse opinions on pheasant population decline.
December 6, 2013 - 11:13pm
December 5, 2013
SD 10th for CRP acres
Vilsack issues conservation report to help farm bill push.
December 5, 2013 - 9:56am
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
July 23, 2012
CRP acres in Dakotas opened to haying, grazing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Farmers and ranchers in the Dakotas affected by drought will be able to use Conservation Reserve Program acres for emergency haying or grazing after Monday's announcement by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. Vilsack in his announcement says lands not yet classified...
July 23, 2012 - 2:59pm
July 12, 2012
Farmers Union: Open CRP to haying, grazing
HURON (AP) -- The South Dakota Farmers Union is urging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to open Conservation Reserve Program acres in South Dakota to haying and grazing to combat the lingering drought. Farmers Union President Doug Sombke says in a letter to Vilsack sent Wednesday...
July 12, 2012 - 7:20am
August 24, 2011
Dakotas' CRP land to expire in '11, '12
FARGO, N.D. -- Montana is one of a handful of states that got Conservation Reserve Program acres reallocated under State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement, but the Dakotas and other surrounding states did not, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says. USDA's Farm Service Agency...
August 24, 2011 - 8:54am
November 25, 2009
GF&P offering a new conservation opportunity
PIERRE -- Monday marked the first day for South Dakota landowners in the James River watershed to enroll environmentally-sensitive land through a new program that will provide additional incentives to the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Through a unique partnership between the...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am