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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
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
February 8, 2013
U.S. soybean inventory estimate cut on rising global demand
CHICAGO -- U.S. soybean supplies before the next harvest will be 7.4 percent smaller than forecast a month ago and the smallest since 2004 on rising demand for last year's drought-reduced crop, the government said. Stockpiles on Aug. 31 will fall to 125 million bushels (3.4 million...
February 8, 2013 - 9:09pm