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October 21, 2017
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AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
October 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Stuart Preheim, an independent sales representative for Pioneer located southeast of Freeman, takes two different soil readings at depths of 2 inches and 4 inches. While official readings are taken at 4 inches, Preheim says he takes the temperature reading at 2 because that's the depth corn is planted and is the real temperature farmers are interested in. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
April 21, 2017 - 12:32pm
August 16, 2016
Stan Boltz, regional soil health specialist for the United States Department of Agribulture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, demonstrates the effects of runoff in various treatment types of soil Tuesday at Dakotafest in Mitchell. (Jake Shama/Republic)
Management equally important for pastures as crops
August 16, 2016 - 5:51pm
October 7, 2015
Supreme Court hears arguments on contaminated soil farm
October 7, 2015 - 2:03pm
May 27, 2015
Rain boosts soil moisture, hampers planting in South Dakota
May 27, 2015 - 6:39pm
May 19, 2015
Cool, wet conditions slow fieldwork across South Dakota
May 19, 2015 - 2:24pm
May 12, 2015
Ample moisture over past week aids South Dakota farmers
May 12, 2015 - 1:18pm
May 5, 2015
Week of dry weather worsens soil moisture in South Dakota
May 5, 2015 - 1:05pm
April 28, 2015
Soil moisture continues to be a concern in dry South Dakota
April 28, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 6, 2015
Small soil blocks with seedling are inserted whole into larger blocks, avoiding shock. (Barbara DamroschWashington Post photo)
Gardening for beginners
April 6, 2015 - 1:32pm
November 18, 2014
Spring nitrogen shortages may introduce new practices
November 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
August 13, 2014
PHOTO: Soil workshop
August 13, 2014 - 7:40am
May 7, 2014
Spring nitrogen shortages may introduce new practices
May 7, 2014 - 9:47pm
May 6, 2014
Week of rain boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
May 6, 2014 - 12:44pm
April 29, 2014
Soil and Water Stewardship Week under way in state
April 29, 2014 - 3:29pm