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May 21, 2018
The spread of soybean production into southwestern North Dakota has been slow but has increased in recent years. Erin Brown / Grand Vale Creative
Soybeans spread to southwestern ND
May 21, 2018 - 7:01am
Darrick Frank plants a field near Shields, N.D., on May 15, 2018. Planting is a little behind in southwestern North Dakota after a slow warm up, but some mid-May rain has producers hoping for recovery from the 2017 drought. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Drought effects improve in southwest ND
May 21, 2018 - 6:45am
May 19, 2018
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May 19, 2018 - 8:30am
May 14, 2018
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It's amazing what a little rain can do for the land and the spirit
May 14, 2018 - 7:02am
April 10, 2018
Congress has passed legislation raising funding for livestock disaster programs making more money available for ranchers affected by the 2017 drought. Above, cattle are seen at Kist Livestock in Mandan, N.D.,  on Tuesday, April 10. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Funding cap lifted on federal livestock disaster assistance
April 10, 2018 - 7:22pm
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March 10, 2018 - 8:30am
March 5, 2018
Kevin Sedivec, North Dakota State University Extension range specialist and director of Central Grasslands Research Extension Center in Streeter, N.D., advises producers not to overgraze pastures already stressed from the 2017 drought. Photo taken Aug. 1, 2017, in Hettinger County, N.D. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Ag producers should prepare for a dry year, even if that's average
March 5, 2018 - 6:57am
February 20, 2018
Corn stalks from last season's harvest stick out of the snow in a field in Hanson County in January. Snowfall this year is lower than usual, officials said, especially in the western and northern parts of South Dakota. (Matt Gade / Republic)
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
February 20, 2018 - 11:03am
February 10, 2018
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February 10, 2018 - 9:42am
January 22, 2018
A Schwan's truck lays on its side after sliding off Interstate 90 between Alexandria and Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Despite Monday storm, SD could see drought-like conditions by May
January 22, 2018 - 5:48pm
January 15, 2018
Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought
January 15, 2018 - 10:34am
December 23, 2017
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December 23, 2017 - 7:30am
November 11, 2017
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November 11, 2017 - 8:30am
November 6, 2017
After a record year of soybean production in South Dakota in 2016, many farmers are finding yields below last fall, but still well above expectations during the season. (Michelle Rook / Special to Forum News Service)
South Dakota farmers harvest surprising soybean yields
November 6, 2017 - 8:05am
November 4, 2017
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