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Congressional talks yield deal to fund government through September
Councilwoman wants investor list for parking project
Craftsman donates equipment, time to St. Paul tool library
Five injured in Sunday crash near Salem
Mitchell board to consider new lake manager post
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
Cool temperatures could delay planting
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
Stunning eagle earns Kisner/Brown Monday playoff in New Orleans
Complete effort by Preds leads to 2-1 series lead on Blues
Five Kernels win events at Ah Sahli Invite
DWU splits with Concordia
Sano drives in five as Twins top Royals
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Randy L. Baysinger
Leland S. Archambeau
Irene L. Eining
Irene L. Eining
ROUNDS: Paris Climate Agreement another misguided step that puts U.S. at competitive disadvantage
NOEM: 100 days of giving control back to you
DAUGAARD: Choices behind the wheel
LETTER: New Order of the Free Man
LETTER: Sonday, rather than Sunday?
Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Reverend Lyle Howard
Art and Helen Pollreisz
September 3, 2014
Timely rains help farmers
WHITE LAKE - Ninety-five percent of David Gillen's crops were damaged by wind and hail earlier this summer. Of those crops, he estimates a 20...
September 3, 2014 - 1:42am
August 25, 2014
Too much corn with nowhere to go as US farmers plan for record
CHICAGO — The ripening corn and soybean fields stretch for miles in every direction from Dennis Wentworth's farm in Downs, Illinois. As he marveled at his best-yielding crops ever, he wondered aloud where the heck he'll put it all. "Logistics are going to be a huge problem...
August 25, 2014 - 7:53pm
August 20, 2014
Wheat rises on Ukraine concerns; new-crop soy dips
By Tom Polansek CHICAGO — U.S. wheat futures advanced on Tuesday on concerns about reduced supplies from Ukraine, a major exporter, while new-crop soybeans slipped as a widely watched crop tour projected bumper U.S. harvests. Traders focused on Ukraine, expected to be the...
August 20, 2014 - 7:32am
August 19, 2014
Hedge funds extend longest soy bear run since 2006
NEW YORK — Hedge funds extended the longest bearish streak for soybeans in eight years as improving crop conditions bolster prospects for a record harvest in the U.S., the world’s largest grower. Money managers have been betting on declines for five straight weeks, the most...
August 19, 2014 - 8:49am
August 13, 2014
Dakotas producing good-size soybean, wheat crops
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Corn production is down slightly in the Dakotas, but the soybean crops are at record levels and wheat production has rebounded. The latest report from the Agriculture Department estimates South Dakota's soybean crop up 7 percent from last year and North...
August 13, 2014 - 8:20am
July 24, 2014
USDA survey shows corn acres planted this season down
BROOKINGS — According to a recent survey conducted by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service actual corn acres planted in 2014 are down, while soybean acres planted are up. “South Dakota’s 2014 production of corn and soybeans is projected to be 18 million bushels...
July 24, 2014 - 7:24am
July 1, 2014
SD farmers plant largest soybean crop on record
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers planted a record soybean crop this year, mirroring a national trend. The Agriculture Department estimates 4.95 million soybean acres in the state, up 8 percent from last year. Nationally, soybean acreage is up 11 percent over the year...
July 1, 2014 - 6:13pm
June 30, 2014
US farmers plant record soybean crop, less corn
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's farmers planted the largest soybean crop on record this year by devoting millions of acres of land to the crop that had been used for growing corn, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday. Farmers planted 84.8 million acres of soybeans,...
June 30, 2014 - 10:30pm
June 11, 2014
Soy farmers see rally ending
Survey: Production to hit all-time high. Planting of soybeans expanded this year as a slump in corn prices encouraged farmers to switch crops....
June 11, 2014 - 7:29am
April 30, 2014
Yields up, prices down on SD farms in 2013
South Dakota farmers had better yields in 2013, but dealt with lower prices when it came to selling their crops, according to a report released Wednesday by the South Dakota Center for Farm and Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute. Yields for corn went up 77 percent compared...
April 30, 2014 - 6:29pm
January 24, 2014
Corn's price drop has US farmers looking to soy
By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers spent the last few years planting as much corn as they could, but with its price half what it was a couple of years ago, the crop's golden luster has dulled and many growers are considering shifting acreage back to soybeans. A...
January 24, 2014 - 7:37am
January 11, 2014
SD corn, soybean harvests break records
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Crop production in South Dakota last year was up significantly over the previous year and includes record amounts of corn and soybeans. South Dakota’s total 2013 corn production is estimated at nearly 809 million bushels, up 51 percent over the year before,...
January 11, 2014 - 11:05am
January 9, 2014
SD Soybean Association welcomes new board officers
The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) welcomes Scott Biskeborn, a farmer from Chamberlain, to the SDSA board as the 2013 Young Leader Representative. SDSA elected John Horter, a farmer from Andover, as president and Jerry Schmitz, a farmer from Vermillion, as vice president...
January 9, 2014 - 12:32pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at...
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm
October 22, 2013
Rain hampers corn, soybean harvests in Dakotas
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Weeks of rainfall in the Dakotas have been slowing this year's corn and soybean harvests, as farmers...
October 22, 2013 - 3:16pm