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Around the Region
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
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'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
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
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
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
October 1, 2015
South Dakota corn stocks up 16.5M bushels from last year
The USDA says South Dakota Sept. 1 corn stocks rose by 16.5 million bushels from last year. The agency's National Agricultural Statistics Service says the stocks totaled 92.4 million bushels on Sept. 1. Of the total, 45 million bushels were stored on farms, up 29 percent from...
October 1, 2015 - 2:44pm
South Dakota spring wheat, winter wheat production down
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers this year produced less spring wheat and winter wheat than last year but more durum wheat. The Agriculture Department's annual small grains summary estimates South Dakota spring wheat production at 60.5 million bushels, down 16 percent...
October 1, 2015 - 2:43pm
September 29, 2015
Weather hampers fall harvest in parts of South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The fall harvest is in full swing in South Dakota, but weather has slowed farmers in some areas. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that producers in parts in south central, east central and southeastern South Dakota were slowed by...
September 29, 2015 - 11:41am
September 27, 2015
Wheat glut erodes US exports as cheap Russian grain wins buyers
Oil isn't the only commodity where the largest producers are fighting for market share in a world awash with supply. Russia and the United...
September 27, 2015 - 11:28am
US farmers losing out to Brazil in global export market
American soybean farmers are beginning to harvest what's expected to be their second-biggest crop. At the same time, they're seeing their share...
September 27, 2015 - 11:25am
Corn production down, but crop quality solid
Waves of gold and green corn crops are popping up throughout South Dakota as harvest approaches, but you may notice less corn than years past....
September 27, 2015 - 11:14am
September 24, 2015
As SD farmers prepare for harvest, storms threaten to cause delay
With rain, there can be too much of a good thing. "I think if we get another inch here, I think it might be too much," said Jim Isaak, a 53-year-old...
September 24, 2015 - 8:37am
September 22, 2015
Warm, windy weather advances crop maturity in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, windy weather has advanced the maturity of crops in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the harvesting of corn and soybeans is getting underway, at 2 percent and 3 percent, respectively. That's slightly...
September 22, 2015 - 4:32pm
September 21, 2015
Soybean yields up, prices still down
Soybeans in South Dakota are growing slower than last year, but projected forecasts are at record levels. From information provided by the...
September 21, 2015 - 1:48pm
USDA offers help to fire-affected farmers and ranchers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California,...
September 21, 2015 - 1:41pm
County-by-county harvest outlook: Spotty rains, hail cause varying yields
It just depends. That’s the consensus on what crop yields look like in southcentral and southeastern South Dakota this year. Spotty rains and rampant thunderstorms throughout the summer left some farmers with much-needed timely rains, others with barely enough, and still others...
September 21, 2015 - 1:35pm
September 15, 2015
Week of warm, dry weather helps South Dakota crops mature
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, dry weather in South Dakota has advanced the maturity of crops including corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the favorable weather also helped with winter wheat seeding. Twenty-two percent of the...
September 15, 2015 - 11:06am
September 14, 2015
South Dakota soybean crop expected to be record size
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects South Dakota farmers to produce a record soybean crop, but less corn. USDA's latest production report forecasts the state's soybean crop at 233 million bushels, up 1 percent from last year. Acres for harvest are...
September 14, 2015 - 11:59am
August 25, 2015
Small grains harvest in South Dakota in latter stages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The harvest of small grains crops in South Dakota is in the latter stages. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that about 74 percent of the barley, 86 percent of the spring wheat and 95 percent of the oats are in the bin. All three crops...
August 25, 2015 - 3:06pm
August 24, 2015
South Dakota motorists urged to be cautious during harvest
BROOKINGS (AP) — Although fall harvest is ways off, the South Dakota State University Extension is urging motorists to be cautious while sharing the road with farm equipment. The SDSU Extension office says most farm equipment operating on roadways is traveling at speeds between...
August 24, 2015 - 1:55pm