Weather Forecast



September 27, 2015
A combine harvester drops grain into a waiting truck Bolshiye Achasary village in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. The plunge in oil prices that has ravaged Russia’s economy and pushed the ruble down 45 percent in the past year has helped make the country’s wheat exports more competitive and eroded the buying power of energy-rich grain importers like Nigeria and Mexico. (Bloomberg News photo by Andrew Rudakov)
Wheat glut erodes US exports as cheap Russian grain wins buyers
September 27, 2015 - 11:28am
Farmer Brian Dunseth prepares to load soybeans into a planter in May outside Tiskilwa, Ill. American soybean farmers are beginning to harvest what’s expected to be their second-biggest crop even as they’re seeing their share of the global export market shrink. (Bloomberg News photo)
US farmers losing out to Brazil in global export market
September 27, 2015 - 11:25am
Tom Bannwarth inspects an ear of corn in early September on his Fulton farm. (Evan Hendershot/Republic)
Corn production down, but crop quality solid
September 27, 2015 - 11:14am
September 24, 2015
A combine sits in a soybean field in this recent photograph taken north of Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)
As SD farmers prepare for harvest, storms threaten to cause delay
September 24, 2015 - 8:37am
September 22, 2015
Warm, windy weather advances crop maturity in South Dakota
September 22, 2015 - 4:32pm
September 21, 2015
Dale Smith, 68, of Mitchell, inspects his soybeans, which are nearly ready to be harvested. (Jake Shama/Republic)
Soybean yields up, prices still down
September 21, 2015 - 1:48pm
A firefighter watches a tree burn as the Butte fire rages near San Andreas, Calif. on Sept. 12. The fast-moving wildfire in California's Sierra Nevada mountains grew overnight, destroying homes and threatening about 6,000 residences, fire officials said recently. (Reuters photo)
USDA offers help to fire-affected farmers and ranchers
September 21, 2015 - 1:41pm
County-by-county harvest outlook: Spotty rains, hail cause varying yields
September 21, 2015 - 1:35pm
September 15, 2015
Week of warm, dry weather helps South Dakota crops mature
September 15, 2015 - 11:06am
September 14, 2015
South Dakota soybean crop expected to be record size
September 14, 2015 - 11:59am
August 25, 2015
Small grains harvest in South Dakota in latter stages
August 25, 2015 - 3:06pm
August 24, 2015
South Dakota motorists urged to be cautious during harvest
August 24, 2015 - 1:55pm
December 1, 2014
South Dakota sunflower harvest 95 percent complete
December 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
November 25, 2014
South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up
November 25, 2014 - 10:34pm
November 18, 2014
An area farmer empties a corn crop into nearby gravity boxes on Tuesday afternoon south of Parkston. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
'Ideal conditions' helping pace harvest
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm