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Grassley Calls for Long-term Solution to Prevent Flooding

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley says it’s time for long-term solutions to prevent flooding along the Missouri River. Many reaches of the Missouri River below Gavins Point dam have experienced flooding since early March. President...

Secretary Perdue Statement on Disaster and Trade-Related Assistance

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement on disaster and trade-related assistance: “Whether it’s because of natural disasters or unfair retaliatory tariffs, farmers across the country are facing significant challenges and tough...

House Approves Colorado River Drought Plan

The U.S. House has passed a drought contingency plan for the Colorado River aimed at improving water conservation. Led by Representative Raúl M. Grijalva a Democrat from Arizona, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan...

Bomb Cyclone Take Two Expected This Week

Farmers appears set for a familiar weather event this week as forecasters say another bomb cyclone, or similar event, will hit parts of the Great Plains and Midwest. Numerous weather forecasters now say models...

Rounds Asks Army Corps for Update on Steps it is Taking to Avoid Flood

U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, which has jurisdiction over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, wrote to Army Corps Assistant Secretary R.D. James...

American Ag Network and WDAY-TV Weather Teaming Up

In our continuing mission to bring our listeners the latest, most accurate information, American Ag Network is thrilled to announce the addition of WDAY-TV Storm Tracker Weather meteorologists to our line-up. WDAY-TV meteorologists are...

Soybean Harvest Nearly Done, But Winter Wheat Planting Lags

There's no illusions among producers: this year has been a slow harvest.  That fact was backed up by USDA Crop Progress numbers on Monday with both corn and soybean harvest continuing behind average pace. ...

Disaster Designations for Oglala Lakota County & Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Oglala Lakota County in South Dakota as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Bennett,...

Burgum Extends Hours of Service, Weight Restriction Waivers for Third Time to Assist Livestock...

Gov. Doug Burgum has issued an updated executive order extending waivers for hours of service and weight limit restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting hay, water and livestock to help livestock producers who...

USDA Issues Safety Net Payments to South Dakota Farmers

In a press release on Monday, USDA South Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Acting SED Jamie White announced that approximately 52,600 South Dakota farms that enrolled in safety-net programs established by the...

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