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May 20, 2019
Planting progress continues to lag in SD
May 20, 2019 - 9:24pm
May 17, 2019
Fields are still covered in water south of Ethan in Davison County, as pictured here Thursday. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Mother Nature uncooperative in planting process
May 17, 2019 - 7:00am
May 16, 2019
Mammatus clouds above a field. SUBMITTED PHOTO
More storms expected in Midwest where planting is already behind
May 16, 2019 - 11:37am
May 15, 2019
From left: Sisseton, S.D., farmer and cattleman Sam Hanson;  his partner and cousin, Ben Hanson; and Ben’s son, Hunter John Hanson, listen to how they’ll fix a technical glitch as they prepare a newly-acquired seeder for action on some oats on May 5. The cousins hope to custom-seed 3,000 to 4,000 acres in a 25-mile radius as spring. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
With planting 15 days behind, South Dakota cousins are eager to start custom-seeding
May 15, 2019 - 6:00am
April 30, 2019
In this April 2016 file photo, standing water was a common sight in much of central and eastern South Dakota during mid to late April. Forum News Service
South Dakota farmers had only 1.6 days fit for field work last week; planting late
April 30, 2019 - 11:36am
March 29, 2019
Corn is shown in a field in this Daily Republic file photo. (Daily Republic file photo)
Corn acres expected up, soybeans down for SD in 2019
March 29, 2019 - 4:56pm
March 6, 2019
Craig Rupp, co-founder of Sabatanto, an Iowa-based custom autonomous farming company, chats in a panel discussion with Greg Tehven, host of a 1 Million Cups event March 6 in Fargo. Rupp described how he’ll custom-plant 10,000 acres of soybeans for farmers from Texas to Canada in 2019.  Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag tech firm to plant 10K acres with driverless tractors
March 6, 2019 - 8:14pm
October 20, 2018
Don Kinzler identifies the greenish-gray gourd at the front of this photo as heirloom squash, likely the Jarrahdale variety. Submitted photo
Heirloom squash identified, is it too late to plant bulbs and more
October 20, 2018 - 9:02am
August 10, 2018
Jeff Spieler, a technical agronomist for Asgrow and DeKalb, talks about the different crop rows planted in a seed plot near Chancellor. (Matt Gade / Republic)
SD's average corn yield forecasted to be record
August 10, 2018 - 6:43pm
July 21, 2018
Install plants so the rootball soil is just covered with backfill soil and water immediately.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
There's still plenty of planting season left
July 21, 2018 - 6:17am
May 26, 2018
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AgweekTV: Got Grains?
May 26, 2018 - 8:30am
April 28, 2018
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AgweekTV: ND brings back Annie’s Project to provide farm management education to women
April 28, 2018 - 8:30am
April 25, 2018
South Dakota spring wheat planting finally getting underway
April 25, 2018 - 11:45am
April 21, 2018
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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
April 21, 2018 - 8:30am
April 16, 2018
A single waterhemp plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. Plants that emerged early in 2015 were just beginning to shed seed in late August. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Weed stampede: Beets, other crops should reset herbicides to May-planted crop
April 16, 2018 - 6:42am