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Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Fighting Cougars off to steady start
Schoenfelder contributing on both sides for Kernels
Prep Focus: Person leads Cougars with team approach
Policy helps make Jackrabbits-Bison game a sell out
Little Tiger volleyball camp set for Saturday
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Larry R. Reimnitz
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
February 4, 2010
Ethanol backers criticize EPA over indirect land-use issue
Some ag-state lawmakers and pro-ethanol forces are decrying the use of foreign factors to determine the environmental impact of U.S. biofuels. ...
February 4, 2010 - 7:59am
January 5, 2010
USDA enhances integrity and defensibility of farm programs and streamlines payment limits for family farmers
HURON, SD, Jan. 5, 2010 - Craig Schaunaman, State Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in South Dakota announced today that USDA is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service to reduce fraud in farm programs and streamlining payment limits for family farmers. The actions...
January 5, 2010 - 1:21pm
December 29, 2009
Former Mission rancher new ag dean at SDSU
A former president and general manager of a ranch at Mission is the new dean of agriculture at South Dakota State University. The Brookings-based university announced that Barry Dunn, an agricultural academic administrator with South Dakota ties, will assume the duties of dean...
December 29, 2009 - 8:08am
Howard men create farm improvements
HOWARD -- Randy Leith wanted a way to take better care of smaller roads in his county.
December 29, 2009 - 7:58am
December 18, 2009
White Lake teen sells prized steer for $22,000
WHITE LAKE -- Bayley Kroupa is no stranger to showing cattle in the Sale of Champions, a part of the North American International Livestock Exposition at which buyers can bid on animals raised by youth from across the country. But even three previous years of experience didn't...
December 18, 2009 - 7:58am
December 17, 2009
Bill may aid S.D. railroad patrons
Hoping to give South Dakota farmers "a fair shake" from rail carriers, John Thune has thrown his support behind legislation designed to assist small shippers who do not have the expertise to make challenges or complaints about their rail service. Thune is the ranking member of...
December 17, 2009 - 7:51am
December 12, 2009
As one area livestock auction closes, others adapt to changing markets
WAGNER -- The lights are out, the pens are empty and the stove is cold at the Wagner Livestock Auction. Owner Dale Meyer, 83, said it wasn't...
December 12, 2009 - 12:29am
December 11, 2009
Barrick: No-till clinic a success
The No-till Clinic recently held in Mitchell drew a crowd of over 100 people. Cover crops are still a big topic. We had a plot near Tyndall this year and one at Lake Andes. Master Gardeners Meet I recently met with the new graduating class of Master Gardeners in Wagner. They...
December 11, 2009 - 3:50pm
Cold weather prompts shortage of No. 1 diesel fuel in region
The rapid onslaught of frigid weather and a late harvest have created a demand wave for No. 1 diesel fuel throughout the region. It's been tough to find for consumers and suppliers alike. "It got cold so fast we didn't have enough on hand," said Tammy Lorang, owner of Mount...
December 11, 2009 - 8:09am
Bumper harvest looks to drag into 2010
TRIPP -- Snow was clearly visible in parts of a wind-scoured field David Guthmiller and his father, Delmar, were combining Thursday afternoon...
December 11, 2009 - 7:56am
December 10, 2009
Region students compete at state FFA event
FFA members from across South Dakota met on Dec.
December 10, 2009 - 8:08am
December 9, 2009
Cow, bull program planned Tuesday
PLANKINTON -- A cow and bull informational program will be on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at the 4-H Building, Plankinton; and at 6 p.m.
December 9, 2009 - 2:45pm
December 3, 2009
In Other Words: Farmers: A great resource
This Thanksgiving, families across this nation gathered to count blessings, gobble up great food and bask in the abundance of what Americans have come to know as food security. I am a South Dakota farmer and I am proud to help provide for our nation's food security through my every...
December 3, 2009 - 8:03am
November 25, 2009
S. Dakota turkey production on three-year decline
Nationally, producers of two Thanksgiving staples have faced problems feared by all agricultural producers: lower demand, high input costs and a weak export market. However, one holiday-related product is faring worse than the other in South Dakota. According to the U.S....
November 25, 2009 - 8:00am
Opinion: An unexpected bonus while hunting
Don, one of my best friends, is a farmer. Like any great artist, he leaves his signature on any given field. It may be the well thought out planting of trees, or it may be a few rows of milo down the middle of a CRP field. Last Sunday while pheasant hunting, we learned that he had...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am