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Thune talks IHS, tribal relations with Wagner students
Abrahamson Elected SDREA Secretary
Chamberlain man arrested for assault with machete
Bridgewater family displaced by Monday fire
Davison County receives Gold Level award
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CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
'Consistent performer': Michels makes plays for Kernels
SD college football preview: Nielson takes on old team in USD-WIU duel
Dordt sweeps Tigers in three sets
Mitchell's Brewster to join Tiger women's basketball
Catching up with former area athletes: Fossum, Juffer lead Coyotes into new swim season
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
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
September 12, 2013
USDA projects SD corn crop up 44 percent over 2012, drops soy yield
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has raised its yield forecast for South Dakota's corn crop while dropping...
September 12, 2013 - 3:16pm
August 30, 2013
Cash-rich U.S. farmers slow to sell huge corn, soybean crops
CHICAGO -- Several years of profitable crops have left U.S. farmers with enough cash that they can delay additional sales of corn and soybeans, which could be bad news for food companies, livestock feeders, and exporters hoping for an abundance of low-price grain after this year's...
August 30, 2013 - 8:09pm
August 14, 2013
U.S. soy hits almost 3-week high as crop outlook cut
LONDON -- Soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose to the highest level in almost three weeks on Tuesday, buoyed by a larger-than-expected cut to a U.S. government estimate for new crop yields along with demand from China. Corn futures also advanced as the U.S. Department...
August 14, 2013 - 10:38pm
August 9, 2013
South American farmers expected to favor soy over corn
LONDON -- South American farmers deciding now about what to plant for the next season probably will favor soybeans over corn as profit prospects are better for the oilseed than for grain, Oil World said.
August 9, 2013 - 8:46pm
July 31, 2013
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
An area man was recently elected chairman of the board of directors for the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council. Marc Reiner, a soybean farmer from Tripp, was elected to the position. Reiner is a fifth-generation farmer and raises soybeans, corn, wheat, alfalfa, beef...
July 31, 2013 - 6:38pm
July 25, 2013
Northeast Iowa corn, soy yields below average, Doane tour shows
CHICAGO -- Corn and soybean yields across northeastern Iowa, the biggest U.S. grower, will be smaller than the average after rain and cool weather delayed planting and early growth, based on field inspections Tuesday during an annual Midwest crop tour run by Doane Advisory Services...
July 25, 2013 - 12:01am
June 10, 2013
Sudden Death Syndrome of soybeans detected in South Dakota
BROOKINGS -- During the 2012 soybean growing season, samples from eight fields in five counties in South Dakota tested positive for the sudden death syndrome pathogen.
June 10, 2013 - 4:40pm
April 23, 2013
Soybean disease presents challenge this season
A different year means a different set of disease threats for bean growers. Last year, anthracnose and white mold were the major threats. This year, rust and soybean cyst nematode are the crop diseases that pose the greatest danger to area bean growers, says Sam Markell,...
April 23, 2013 - 6:41am
April 12, 2013
Minnesota soybeans sprouting up in Korean kitchens
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A Minnesota soybean is tipping the global import/export business in the region's favor. Six years ago, Alexandria resident...
April 12, 2013 - 4:32pm