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Military bands taking fire
Animal feeding ordinance killed in Bon Homme County
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
Area educators inducted into Beadle Club
Davison Co. Commission pleased with jail renovation
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Area high school volleyball roundup: Hanson advances to championship
DWU golfer records ace
Chamberlain wins Mobridge-Pollock golf Invite
DWU releases men's basketball schedule
DWU wrestling team signs 10
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
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In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
LETTER: Why is Tripp-Delmont facing rapid enrollment?
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 25, 2014
Australian wheat harvest seen exceeding forecast on rains
MELBOURNE, Australia — The wheat harvest in Australia, the fourth-largest shipper, will be bigger than predicted by the government after rains in eastern growing areas boosted yields. Production may total 24.9 million metric tons in 2014-2015, according to the median of seven...
August 25, 2014 - 7:55pm
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 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
August 11, 2014
Spring wheat harvest lags behind 5-year average
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The spring wheat harvest in South Dakota continued to lag far behind the five-year average as below-normal temperatures persisted throughout the state. The U.S. Agriculture Department says in its weekly report that spring wheat harvested was reported at 11...
August 11, 2014 - 7:25pm
August 5, 2014
SD winter wheat harvest passes halfway point
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The winter wheat harvest in South Dakota has surpassed the halfway point. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 55 percent of the crop is in the bin. That's ahead of 48 percent at the same time last year but well behind the long-term...
August 5, 2014 - 5:54pm
July 22, 2014
Wheat Growers welcomes Scotland native as agronomy sales manager
ABERDEEN --- Wheat Growers has hired Mike Fillaus as the agronomy sales manager for the cooperative's southern trade area. He will also initially...
July 22, 2014 - 10:58pm
July 21, 2014
Crop conditions good despite week with little rain
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that topsoil moisture supplies were 82 percent adequate to surplus and subsoil moisture...
July 21, 2014 - 9:37pm
July 1, 2014
Wheat prices fall as global supply ramps up
By Megan Durisin CHICAGO — Hedge funds got more bearish on wheat as predictions for ample global supplies spurred the largest rout in prices since 2011. Money managers are holding the biggest bet against wheat prices since mid-February. Global stockpiles will reach a three-...
July 1, 2014 - 9:31am
June 30, 2014
Wheat Growers group eyes rail service, loader facility
ABERDEEN (AP) — Wheat Growers says it is looking forward to the eventual return of heavy rail service from Chamberlain to Presho as it looks at potential locations to build a $40 million facility west of Chamberlain. Nearly 150 people attended a series of meetings in Lyman...
June 30, 2014 - 5:16pm
June 12, 2014
SD winter wheat production expected to rebound
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Winter wheat production in South Dakota this year is expected to be almost double what farmers harvested during drought-plagued 2013. The Agriculture Department's latest estimate is 49.1 million bushels, up 88 percent over the year. The average yield is forecast...
June 12, 2014 - 8:28pm
May 19, 2014
Area wheat growers honored by seed company
Syngenta recently recognized its top-performing AgriPro brand wheat seed associates from the Plains for sales excellence and achievement at regional AgriPro wheat meetings.
May 19, 2014 - 7:57pm
May 18, 2014
SDSU Extension hosts Wheat Walks in May
BROOKINGS -- SDSU Extension will host Wheat Walks in the Corsica and Harrold areas May 28 and in the Draper and Hayes areas on May 29. The goal of these events is to provide wheat producers with the latest information to effectively manage their crop/ SDSU Extension Agronomy Field...
May 18, 2014 - 8:45pm
May 12, 2014
Winter wheat crop forecast for 88 percent jump
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's 2014 winter wheat crop is forecast to be up 88 percent from last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting the crop based on May 1 conditions to be 49.1 million bushels Average yield is forecast at 45 bushels per acre, up 6 bushels...
May 12, 2014 - 10:32am
April 29, 2014
Corn, spring wheat seeding progress in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Seeding of corn and spring wheat has progressed in South Dakota thanks to a week of favorable weather. The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that about six days were suitable for field work. The spring wheat crop...
April 29, 2014 - 10:48am
April 22, 2014
EU wheat grows thirsty after record March warmth
PARIS — Wheat in the north and east of Europe is at risk of yield losses as record spring warmth and sunshine is prompting precocious crop development in soils short on moisture. In Germany, the warmest March days ever recorded prompted hasty opening of beer gardens and boosted...
April 22, 2014 - 5:20pm