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Political, legal hits continue after Trump's emergency declaration
Bill Weld defends decision to run against Trump, says Republicans 'want to have no election'
Senate panel will investigate McCabe's claim that Rosenstein raised possibility of ousting Trump through 25th Amendment, Graham says
Amy Klobuchar vows to bridge rural-urban divide during first presidential campaign stop
Chicago Police seeking to interview Jussie Smollett again after questioning two brothers
Digital brands are booming. Can they save malls?
Analysis: Amazon paid no federal taxes on $11.2 billion in profits last year
Dairy Herd Liquidation: The Tough Decision
Facebook to consider removing or demoting anti-vaccination recommendations
Mount Vernon welcomes new bar
place a business brief
Economic trends turn downward for farmers
Wet year may lead to late seed buying, planting
NOEM: Advancing agriculture for South Dakota
Knutson: Food trends include shame and virtue
Freeze adds layer of complication for farmers, livestock
Pairings for Class B girls hoops set, playoffs begin Monday
Colin Kaepernick still 'absolutely wants to play' in the NFL, attorney says
Twins fan favorite Astudillo reports to camp
Photos from DWU's doubleheader sweep of Doane College
Late 3-pointers lift Tiger men to victory
Phyllis Dorothy (Carlson) Moe
Todd Alan Tecklenburg
LETTER: A promise on guns that was kept
Commentary: How many more lives must be lost?
LETTER: Public involvement in Legislative process does matter
LETTER: A response to technical education funding
Commentary: Warming to the idea of a basic income
'Duck Dynasty' cast members visit the frozen north
Dokken: Staying in during bad weather is easier today
Carefully, anglers journey out on Lake Superior ice: Lake trout, coho and herring coming with early ice off Duluth
New deer license plan seeks right mix for hunters
Deer disease seen as threat to humans: Experts compare CWD with resilient mad cow virus
DeWayne and Cynthia Delzer 50th Anniversary
July 7, 2018
AgweekTV: Life After CRP
Farmers Put Land Back Into Production Environmentally Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest agri-weather outlook with...
July 7, 2018 - 8:30am
March 19, 2018
Fairview Colony unveils 6,000-head pig barn complex
LAMOURE, N.D.—No livestock producer wants to have sick animals, but the Fairview Colony has a special interest in keeping its pigs healthy:...
March 19, 2018 - 8:39am
October 10, 2016
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
BROOKINGS, S.D. — The new $7.4 million Swine Education and Research Facility at South Dakota State University will mark a new era for the...
October 10, 2016 - 8:28am
October 12, 2014
Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop
By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and farmers' efforts to sterilize their operations. And as pigs' numbers increase, sticker shock on things...
October 12, 2014 - 10:57pm
October 7, 2014
South Dakota confirms 2 new cases of swine disease
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota veterinary officials say two more farms have confirmed cases of a potentially deadly swine virus, bringing the state total to 38 farms. The South Dakota Animal Industry Board held a conference call Tuesday for its October meeting. Staff veterinarian...
October 7, 2014 - 10:10pm
July 18, 2014
Farm odor will be examined, Jackrabbit CEO says
MOUNT VERNON — The CEO of the company that manages Jackrabbit Family Farms said there will be an examination of the complaints regarding alleged...
July 18, 2014 - 9:27pm
May 19, 2014
Bio-security protocols can help in reducing threat of PEDv
Since 2001, the pork industry's Transport Quality Assurance program has tried to promote responsible practices when handling and transporting pigs. In that time, Transport Quality Assurance program has undergone five revisions -- always striving to offer the most current, science-based...
May 19, 2014 - 7:54pm
May 1, 2014
US pork group predicts virus could hike consumer prices 10-12 percent
By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON — U.S.
May 1, 2014 - 3:02pm
April 29, 2014
Killer virus spreads through hog belt, pushing pork to record price
CHICAGO (Reuters) — John Goihl, a hog nutritionist in Shakopee, Minn., knows a farmer in his state who lost 7,500 piglets just after they were born. In Sampson County, N.C., 12,000 of Henry Moore’s piglets died in three weeks. Some 30,000 piglets perished at John Prestage’s...
April 29, 2014 - 7:04am
April 24, 2014
New swine facility draws students, funds into SDSU
PIERRE (AP) — College students and dollars are flowing into South Dakota from neighboring Iowa and Minnesota, boosting the state's swine industry. Industry groups from outside the state have pledged hundreds of thousands of dollars toward a new $5.5 million swine facility at...
April 24, 2014 - 12:07pm
March 25, 2014
Dakotas take precautions for pig virus, fair shows
PIERRE (AP) — The rapid spread of a swine virus is forcing officials in the Dakotas to take extra precautions for pig shows at county and state fairs. The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus spreads through pig manure. It's not harmful to humans but is often deadly to piglets. South...
March 25, 2014 - 5:59pm
March 18, 2014
Veterinarian: Virus affecting pigs on 25 SD farms
There is no vaccine to prevent the virus from spreading. Bio-control standards are being put in place to keep the virus from spreading to other farms.
March 18, 2014 - 10:14am
March 17, 2014
Is virus-inflated US hog market bubble about to burst?
CHICAGO/NEW YORK -- Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus, but a market reversal is likely if government data in the next two weeks shows no major damage from the disease. At $14 billion, lean...
March 17, 2014 - 11:06pm
March 2, 2014
ND latest state to confirm case of fatal swine illness
(Reuters) — North Dakota is the latest state to confirm a case of a deadly pig virus which has killed an estimated 4 million pigs in the United States since its discovery in the spring of 2013. The first North Dakota case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, or PEDv, was confirmed...
March 2, 2014 - 2:39pm
Hog futures go up on supply woes as pig virus spreads
By Bloomberg News CHICAGO — Hog futures rose to a record, joining this month’s cattle rally to an all-time high, as supply concerns mounted amid a spreading virus that kills piglets and signs that U.S. pork output is declining. Porcine epidemic virus, or PED, has killed...
March 2, 2014 - 2:36pm