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State House GOP leader departs campaign for re-election
After convention high, Clinton to hit the road in U.S. Rust Belt
Florida announces Zika is likely spreading by mosquitoes in the continental U.S.
Six Michigan employees charged with misconduct in Flint water crisis
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
LeRoy Harold Goehring
Dorothy Ann (Willis) Kaser
Returning from the battlefield to a battle at home
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
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
October 7, 2014
Wheat wraps up as harvest attention shifts to soybeans
Grain dust hung heavy in the air across much of the Upper Midwest during the week of Sept. 22, as dry and unusually warm weather allowed farmers...
October 7, 2014 - 7:39am
September 18, 2014
Recent low temps during soybean maturity not a good for 2014 crop
BROOKINGS — Low temperatures this week can have a negative impact on 2014 soybean yields said David Karki, Ph.D., SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist. "Ultimately, the impact these low temperatures will have on the soybean crop in the areas impacted can be broadly divided...
September 18, 2014 - 10:17am
September 11, 2014
USDA boosts corn, soybean harvest to new records
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's corn and soybean farmers will harvest by far the largest crops ever this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday in a new report. Bigger crops have been expected this year as adequate rain and cool temperatures made for favorable...
September 11, 2014 - 2:04pm