Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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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...

Congressional Western Caucus names Congresswoman Kristi Noem communications chair

The Congressional Western Caucus has named Congresswoman Kristi Noem (R-SD) the new Communications Chairman of the caucus.  The Communications Chairman serves as the spokesperson for the caucus and helps formulate and...

North Dakota Fertilizer and Chemical Usage Report

North Dakota farm operators applied nitrogen to 100 percent of the potato acres in 2010,according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, North Dakota Field Office. Phosphate was applied to 89 percent, potash to...

Dalrymple requests Federal emergency assistance in Missouri River flood fight

Governor Jack Dalrymple on Thursday requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency expand a federal emergency declaration to include 11 counties and two Indian reservations.  The declaration would make available federal agencies and...

ND Begins discharges from Devils Lake’s West-end outlet

Governor Jack Dalrymple said the state will begin operating today the west-end outlet at Devils Lake. The North Dakota State Water Commission began discharging 150 cubic feet of water per second (cfs),...

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