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Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
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Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
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NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
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Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
Dak-12 to DWU: Tigers continue Dakota-XII recruiting pipeline
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Wild play better as they pick up point, but Red Wings win in OT
'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
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Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
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Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
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November 15, 2014
Weather, pinch on supplies drive cattle prices up
By Theopolis Waters Prices for slaughter-ready or cash cattle in the U.S. Plains hit an all-time high on Friday, fueled by an early winter storm at a time of the smallest herd since the early 1950s. Some beef packers paid record cattle prices of $171 to $172 per hundredweight...
November 15, 2014 - 10:50am
November 12, 2014
SDSU researchers get $400,000 to study flu in cows, pigs
BROOKINGS (AP) — South Dakota State University researchers have received a nearly $400,000 federal grant to study a new influenza virus that affects cows and pigs. KELO-AM reports virologist Feng Li and immunologist Radhey Kaushik will use the two-year grant from the National...
November 12, 2014 - 11:31am
November 10, 2014
Winter storm not a big worry for Dakotas ranchers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Snow and cold blowing through the Dakotas is not presenting any unexpected worries for ranchers. Last year, a blizzard in early October that hit with surprising intensity killed at least 43,000 cattle in western South Dakota and southwestern North Dakota....
November 10, 2014 - 2:28pm
November 6, 2014
Custer State Park buffalo auction set for Nov. 15
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Some of the bison gathered during the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup will be sold this month. The bison auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the park corrals in the southern Black Hills. The park says 226 head will be sold. The...
November 6, 2014 - 6:43am
October 12, 2014
Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop
By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and farmers' efforts to sterilize their operations. And as pigs' numbers increase, sticker shock on things...
October 12, 2014 - 10:57pm
October 9, 2014
CEO: Feeders will have time to prepare for opening of former Northern Beef plant
DICKINSON, N.D. — They don’t know exactly when in 2015 they’ll start production, but the new owners of an Aberdeen meatpacking plant say...
October 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
October 2, 2014
ADVICE: Can you afford to hold back heifers?
As we are seeing all-time highs in feeder calf prices, we are also looking at all-time high prices to purchase bred heifers. Logically, it would make sense to keep back your own and breed them, but at the current prices of selling calves, can you afford to not sell them? If you...
October 2, 2014 - 7:20am
September 28, 2014
Water rule and risk management tools to be highlighted at upcoming area meetings
Pierre — Livestock producers are invited to join the South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association at any of six area meetings scheduled for Oct. 6-8. Area meetings are scheduled at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 8 at the...
September 28, 2014 - 10:42pm
Use of cover crops for forage supply, dairy production
BROOKINGS — In the Upper Plains, it may be in the producer’s interest to consider a cover crop to increase revenues. “Cover crops provide multiple benefits to the producer and the environment. The primary benefit is additional forage production from the growth of the cover...
August 28, 2014 - 8:52pm
August 27, 2014
Farm income seen falling 14 percent from record 2013 levels
USDA: Lower corn, soybean prices likely to blame for profit plunge; livestock revenues could set record.
August 27, 2014 - 7:33am
August 26, 2014
Regional states eye SD’s milk production success
South Dakota milk production continues to rise, and North Dakota dairy officials hope to repeat that success. Producers in Minnesota, whose powerhouse milk industry has declined for decades, also see reason for optimism. South Dakota produced 179 million pounds of milk in July,...
August 26, 2014 - 7:06am
August 11, 2014
NDSU project aims to boost cattle on Standing Rock rez
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An animal science professor at North Dakota State University is leading a project that aims to boost beef cattle production on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Outdated land management strategies have degraded range conditions on the 3,600-square mile...
August 11, 2014 - 8:33am
August 4, 2014
Official: Anthrax found in bison, no food concern
The year's first case of animal anthrax in South Dakota has been confirmed in a bison herd in the northern part of the state, which is home to the most domesticated bison on ranches in the country. But experts say there is little need to be alarmed because the threat to humans is...
August 4, 2014 - 10:20pm
SD, ND have confirmed animal anthrax cases
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's state veterinarian is urging ranchers to ensure their animals are vaccinated after the state's first case of animal anthrax this year. Dustin Oedekoven says a herd of unvaccinated bison in Dewey County in north central South Dakota was found to...
August 4, 2014 - 2:34pm
August 1, 2014
Anthrax confirmed in SD for first time this year
Anthrax has been confirmed in South Dakota livestock for the first time this year. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven has confirmed that a herd of unvaccinated bison in Dewey County was found to be infected on July 31. Anthrax is a serious disease of livestock because it may...
August 1, 2014 - 9:45pm