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Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 22, 2016
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
EPIPHANY (Reuters) - Average corn yields in southeastern South Dakota were below average as signs of growing-season stress were evident in the...
August 22, 2016 - 6:33pm
August 16, 2016
Expert: Corn could be culprit for low prices
Down go the crop prices. Every year since 2012, the price per bushel of corn and soybeans has dropped, and 2016 will likely continue the trend....
August 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
August 12, 2016
USDA sees record U.S. corn, soy crops after good July weather
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. soybean and corn harvests will be the biggest ever this fall, according to a U.S. Agriculture Department monthly...
August 12, 2016 - 4:17pm
May 24, 2016
South Dakota farmers make progress with corn and soybeans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers have made considerable progress over the past week planting corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 84 percent of the corn crop is in the ground, equal to the average pace. About 42 percent of the...
May 24, 2016 - 11:54am
April 22, 2016
Input costs, not yields, drive profitability in 2015
Keeping a close eye on input costs will likely prove valuable for farmers in 2016. According to a crop analysis study conducted by the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute, profitability for producers last growing season was tied closely with...
April 22, 2016 - 11:26am
April 11, 2016
Despite low prices, corn acreage expected to rise
Following a nationwide trend, South Dakota farmers are expected to grow more corn this year than in 2015, but soybean numbers could take a dip....
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
February 26, 2016
Dilemma for U.S. Farmers: Which Crop Will Lose the Least Money?
For farmers who grow some of the biggest U.S. crops, choosing what to plant this year has become a bet on which one will lose less money.A three-year...
February 26, 2016 - 1:36pm
October 20, 2015
Study: Crop diversity lessens - Change will affect resistance to disease, drought
A new study confirms what most people involved in U.S. agriculture thought already: Crop diversity is declining, as many farmers increasingly focus on corn and soybeans. The study, published recently in the scientific journal PLOS ONE and conducted by a handful of ag scientists...
October 20, 2015 - 2:06pm
October 9, 2015
USDA lowers corn, soybean harvest estimates by 1 percent
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its corn and soybean harvest estimates based on updated harvest figures across the U.S. Farmers are expected to bring in 13.56 billion bushels of corn, about 1 percent lower than the September estimate...
October 9, 2015 - 2:31pm
September 27, 2015
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
September 24, 2015
OPINION: Diversity and resilience versus more corn and soybeans
By car, Quebec City, Quebec, is 1,840 miles from Bismarck, N.D. I know, because in the last two months I have seen every mile of highway between North Dakota's state capital on the Missouri to Quebec's provincial capital on the St. Lawrence. Interestingly, as you drive west to...
September 24, 2015 - 8:40am
July 2, 2015
Wheat, corn, soybean stocks all are up in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Stocks of wheat, corn and soybeans all are up in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its latest report that wheat stored in all positions on June 1 totaled 31.6 million bushels, up 45 percent from a year ago. Soybean stocks stood at 24.8 million...
July 2, 2015 - 11:34am
Think outside the soybean box
FARGO—Edamame (pronounced ed-ah-MAH-may) are the beans harvested from immature soybean plants and are commonly found in the various cuisines...
June 2, 2015 - 10:31am
December 12, 2014
SD field bean yields likely down from 2013
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture anticipates South Dakota's dry edible bean production in 2014 will be down 16 percent from last year. The department said on Wednesday that it anticipates 2014's statewide yield will be 1,500 pounds per acre, which is a...
December 12, 2014 - 1:31am
November 11, 2014
Dakotas soybean crops forecast to be record size
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The soybean crop in the Dakotas is forecast to be record size this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its Nov. 10 report pegs North Dakota's soybean crop at 201 million bushels, up 42 percent from last year. South Dakota's crop is estimated at 230...
November 11, 2014 - 3:55pm