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Krebs confident in election process
Government horses roam South Dakota lottery winner's land
Voter registration open through Monday, as Democrats trail Republicans by 80,000
Mitchell man acquitted in third cocaine case
Hanson Co. commissioner hopes to fill sheriff position by November
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Area prep football roundup: Parkston topples No. 2 Groton Area
Neugebauer sets MHS career rushing record
With playoffs on the line, Howard delivers big win
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Winner wins with heavy hearts
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Alexandria man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman marks 80th birthday
Irene Marie Ryan
Zachary Eric Buche
Timothy Russell Falor
Raymond C. Konechne
Livestock's bleak industrial future
IN OTHER WORDS: Vote yes on Amendment T to thwart party bosses
OPINION: Why we need Amendment R
OUR VIEW: Stay safe in the fields
Beating breast cancer
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
South Dakota hunting groups cry foul on waterfowl permits
July 26, 2016
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says extreme heat and humidity has impacted much of South Dakota and stressed crops, rangeland and livestock. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop progress report that showers and storms gave some...
July 26, 2016 - 10:40am
April 25, 2016
USDA: State benefited from last week's rainfall
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says much of South Dakota's rangeland, pastureland and emerging crops benefited from last week's rainfall, but the moisture slowed planting progress in eastern locations. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says...
April 25, 2016 - 5:43pm
April 18, 2016
USDA: Rain brings much needed moisture to South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says rain brought much needed moisture to parts of South Dakota last week, with the heaviest amounts hitting the central and south central parts of the state. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says drier conditions...
April 18, 2016 - 4:19pm
April 11, 2016
USDA: Cool temps slow spring tillage, small grain seeding
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota received little precipitation over the past week, but cool temperatures slowed spring tillage and small grain seeding. The USDA's Agricultural Statistics Service says the winter wheat crop is rated 1 percent...
April 11, 2016 - 5:35pm
March 25, 2016
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 7 percent
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of hogs and pigs in the state is up 7 percent from the same time last year. The latest report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service says there were 1.4 million head on March 1, a 7 percent increase...
March 25, 2016 - 3:21pm
March 14, 2016
Dakotas' business leaders to join USDA secy on trade mission
GARRISON, N.D. (AP) — Business leaders from North Dakota and South Dakota are part of a group that will join the nation's top agriculture officer on a trade mission to the South American countries of Peru and Chile. The leaders will begin the five-day trip with Agriculture Department...
March 14, 2016 - 11:56am
March 10, 2016
Lower Brule expanding conservation efforts with StrikeForce
LOWER BRULE—The hills in the Lower Brule Reservation are dotted with eastern red cedar trees—but not for much longer. Through the...
March 10, 2016 - 10:25am
February 25, 2016
USDA tours USD and presents $500K grant for Rural Health Care Project
VERMILLION—Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture toured the University of South Dakota on Wednesday and discussed a project that will strengthen health care services in 24 rural South Dakota communities and give medical school and nursing students first-hand...
February 25, 2016 - 10:49am
February 8, 2016
USDA to survey 2,900 South Dakota farmers about plans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be sending surveys to some 2,900 farmers in South Dakota to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service conducts its March Agricultural Survey to provide the...
February 8, 2016 - 4:11pm
December 9, 2015
USDA raises U.S. corn supply view as export prospects fade
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday raised its outlook for domestic corn supplies by 25 million bushels, more than analysts were expecting, due to weakening export demand.U.S. stockpiles of soybeans and wheat were left unchanged, the government said in its...
December 9, 2015 - 11:18am
October 19, 2015
USDA to help Montana farmers improve honeybee populations
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will help farmers in six states improve food sources for honeybees on private lands as populations continue to fall. The Missoulian reports that the USDA announced last week that it has made $4 million in financial assistance...
October 19, 2015 - 11:32am
September 27, 2015
USDA, Department of Defense announce ag education effort
WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and Dr. Susan Kelly, director of the Department of Defense's Transition to Veterans Program Office, announced on Sept. 14 the integration of agriculture into the career training and counseling programs Service members receive...
September 27, 2015 - 11:18am
September 21, 2015
USDA offers help to fire-affected farmers and ranchers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California,...
September 21, 2015 - 1:41pm
September 18, 2015
State's agricultural mediation program recertified by USDA
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's agricultural mediation program has been recertified by USDA's Farm Service Agency. The department says mediation is an alternative method of resolving agricultural disputes. The department is authorized to mediate disputes...
September 18, 2015 - 3:20pm
June 24, 2015
USDA hotline helps youth find free meals in SD this summer
PIERRE (AP) — A hotline set up by the U.S. Department of Agriculture can help youth in South Dakota find places where they can have access to free meals this summer. The USDA National Hunger Hotline provides information about sites where children and adolescents ages 18 and...
June 24, 2015 - 1:16pm