Friday, February 21, 2020

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USDA provides first look at 2011 corn crop condition

In its first report on the condition of the 2011 corn crop as planting nears completion across the Corn Belt, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rated the crop 94 percent fair...

North & South Dakota planting progress reports

North Dakota Planting progress for most crops continued despite the wet conditions. Barley was 44 percent planted, compared to 96 percent last year and 93 percent for the five-year average. Barley was 15 percent emerged. Spring and...

96-inch pipeline to be built for East Devils Lake outlet

Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced yesterday that the State Water Commission opened bids for the procurement of pipe that will be used for the construction of the East Devils Lake Outlet, the second...

Ghana delegation visits North Dakota

Concluding a week-long trip to the U.S. on Friday, a Ghanaian (Ga-Ney-In) delegation launched a national farm show and an agricultural-focused multi-media platform to gain North American agri-business support. Dr. Delore Zimmerman, President and CEO...

Platte, SD FFA chapter awarded more than $4,000

After successfully raising more than $100,000  in the first year of a new grass-roots campaign that provided funds to local FFA chapters throughout the country, the nation’s leading fence manufacturer has announced...

Celebrate June Dairy Month

June Dairy Month, an annual celebration that began in 1937, is traditionally a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it possible.  It was created as a...

Governor Daugaard calls for residents of Dakota Dunes to begin planning for evacuation on...

Note: This release is based on projections and the most current information from the Army Corps of Engineers. This is a rapidly-evolving situation that may change as more information becomes available.   Gov.  Dennis Daugaard...

On the brink of a popular grilling weekend, meat prices are higher

If your Memorial Day plans include putting some beef on the grill, USDA Livestock Analyst Shayle Shagam warns about sticker shock at the beef counter. Grill 1 Shagam says beef prices are at record highs right...

SD CattleWomen select scholarship winners

The South Dakota CattleWomen (SDCW) has awarded Leslie Elmore of Hot Springs and Savanna Sperle of Reva a $250 scholarship. The two young women were selected by the organization from a field...

SD Governor says emergency levees to be built at Pierre/Fort Pierre

Gov. Dennis Daugaard said today that emergency levees will be constructed to protect areas of Pierre and Ft. Pierre from the flooding Missouri River. “We are moving with urgency and haste to...

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