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Marcellina C. Weiss
Paul Patrick Hohn
Ruth E. Baker
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
December 4, 2012
Sisseton co-op expanding; 7.5 million bushels of storage to be added
SISSETON -- There's a bigger story behind that big pile of corn east of Sisseton. Sisseton Farmers Co-op is one of nine elevators in the Wheaton-Dumont Co-op Elevator group.
December 4, 2012 - 8:09am
September 13, 2012
Kimball to see more businesses near new elevator
KIMBALL -- As the newly constructed $35.5 million Liberty Grain facility opens for business, local developers have already made plans to take advantage of the area's improved infrastructure. Chuck Jepson, the man behind the construction of Liberty Grain, said Wednesday he has...
September 13, 2012 - 5:16am
August 24, 2012
Hot, dry grain hard to store properly
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Most of the grain harvested across the region so far this year is dry. But some of the grain is hot, too, which could pose storage problems. "This isn't something we've encountered for a while. But it's something we need to be aware of this year," says Ken...
August 24, 2012 - 5:37am
July 18, 2012
Grain prices push higher with drought
CHICAGO -- Tom Flora walked into one of his corn fields in Delphi, Ind., last week to survey land that until last month he expected would yield a bigger-than-average harvest. Eight rows in, he declared the crop a total loss. "I've never seen this," Flora, 63, said as he fingered...
July 18, 2012 - 7:00am
July 17, 2012
Area grain buyers hold onto hope
As crops across the Corn Belt continue to wilt under the strain of drought, area buyers are still confident they'll have supply this fall. Chuck...
July 17, 2012 - 6:48am
April 10, 2012
UPDATE: Marion man hurt in truck accident
Emergency medical personnel transported an injured man from the scene of a single-vehicle accident at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday after the semi-truck...
April 10, 2012 - 10:33pm
April 9, 2012
New facilities mean competition for grain
KIMBALL -- With two new towering grain silos casting long shadows on the plains between Kimball and White Lake, area grain loaders predict competition...
April 9, 2012 - 6:18am
March 15, 2012
Upper Midwest farmers urged to check stored grain
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota State University Extension Service official is cautioning Upper Midwest farmers who are preparing for spring planting not to forget about their stored grain from last fall's harvest. Grain-drying expert Ken Hellevang tells Agweek that warm...
March 15, 2012 - 11:05am
March 14, 2012
Limit lifted to curb goose population
As the seemingly endless strings of geese make their way across crisp blue skies this spring, it's hard not to stand and watch. Beautiful as the yearly migration may be, it is coming at a heavy price as light geese populations continue to soar, causing their breeding areas in...
March 14, 2012 - 7:28am
March 10, 2012
2012 grain inventories shrinking, says USDA
CHICAGO -- Global inventories of wheat and soybeans are falling more than forecast, while U.S. corn reserves head to a 16-year low, as farmers fail to keep pace with rising demand for food, livestock feed and biofuel. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Friday cut its forecast...
March 10, 2012 - 11:16am
February 29, 2012
Tax break for Groton elevator defeated
PIERRE -- Legislation that would have helped a Brown County agriculture producer with his property taxes has been set aside, at least for this year. The purpose of House Bill 1078 was to create a special classification for grain elevators that are converted to farming purposes...
February 29, 2012 - 10:32am
February 24, 2012
Silos go up at Liberty Grain site
KIMBALL -- Two huge grain silos now tower over the prairie between Kimball and White Lake as the Liberty Grain site begins to take shape. Adams...
February 24, 2012 - 6:01pm
Large elevator facility planned in Yankton County
YANKTON (AP) -- Dakota Plains Ag Center is planning a multimillion-dollar elevator facility in Yankton County. The Parkston-based company says the loading point three miles northwest of the city of Yankton would load 110-car "shuttle" trains within 10 hours.
February 24, 2012 - 9:54am
February 14, 2012
Corn theft sparks security push
The case of a rural Mitchell man charged with stealing corn has caused some farmers to install more security, especially at isolated sites. ...
February 14, 2012 - 9:36am
December 30, 2011
OSHA fines SD grain company $95K for violations
LaBolt (AP) -- A Labolt grain company is facing $95,000 in fines after federal investigators found more than a dozen safety violations. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the proposed penalties against LaBolt Farmers Grain Company...
December 30, 2011 - 2:09pm