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Regents give university green light to develop new ag major

posted on August 14, 2015 at 10:48 AM

The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a request from South Dakota State University to develop plans for an undergraduate agricultural degree that officials say isn't offered anywhere else in the country. Full Story

4-state pipeline project gets OK for large crude terminal

posted on June 19, 2015 at 2:17 PM

A company proposing a $3.8 billion oil pipeline from western North Dakota to Illinois has received permission for a large crude terminal near Watford City, along with heavy criticism for what some landowners say is arrogance. Full Story

USDA confirms bird flu at 5th South Dakota turkey farm

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Five commercial turkey farms in South Dakota have now been infected with a bird flu strain that's led to the deaths of more than 250,000 turkeys in the state and over 2.5 million birds in the Midwest. Full Story

Deadly bird flu shows up in South Dakota, 4th Minnesota farm

posted on April 2, 2015 at 3:48 PM

A bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry has shown up in a commercial turkey flock in South Dakota and a fourth turkey farm in Minnesota. Full Story

North Dakota-to-Illinois Oil Pipeline Proposed

posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:23 PM

North Dakota-to-Illinois Oil Pipeline Proposed
The proposed $3.78-billion Dakota Access pipeline would transport 450,000 barrels of oil per day from the Bakken and Three Forks regions of North Dakota to southern Illinois. The new construction would tack-on barely 4 hundredths of one percent of... Full Story

Dakotas state vets caution about pig virus spread

posted on October 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM

State veterinarians in the Dakotas are stressing the need for people in the hog industry to take measures to guard against the spread of deadly pig viruses, after two new cases were confirmed in South Dakota. Full Story

Worrisome weed could threaten Upper Midwest crops

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM

A weed strong enough to stop combines and resist many herbicides has been confirmed in South Dakota for the first time, raising concerns it could spread and cut deeply into crop production in the Upper Midwest — one of the few areas it hadn't yet... Full Story

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota
Mother Nature took aim with both barrels this week, riddling several states with destructive weather. Full Story

Calving season brings hope to western SD ranchers

posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Cattle ranchers discovered tens of thousands of dead animals in their fields last fall after an unexpected blizzard slammed western North and South Dakota, a devastating loss for their livelihood, but they're finding renewed hope as spring calving... Full Story

Virus Affecting Pigs On 25 South Dakota Farms

posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:15 PM

KELO-AM reports the virus has run rampant in Iowa and Nebraska. Full Story

Landowners File Lawsuit Over Missouri River Floods

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM

The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species. Full Story

USDA Spending $3M To Feed Honeybees In Midwest

posted on February 28, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Dairy farmers and ranchers in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas can qualify for about $3 million to reseed pastures with alfalfa, clover and other plants appealing to both bees and livestock. Full Story

Market to Market (October 11, 2013)

posted on October 11, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Market to Market (October 11, 2013)
Full Program: Up to 4’ of snow falls in parts of South Dakota resulting in heavy losses for cattle producers. 10 days into the government shutdown hopes rise for a solution to the fiscal fiasco in Washington. And by paying attention to the little things,... Full Story

Blizzard Slams Western Plains

posted on October 11, 2013 at 5:49 PM

Blizzard Slams Western Plains
A rare autumn blizzard paralyzed much of western plains late last week. The storm dumped as much as 4 feet of snow, left thousands without power and killed nearly 100,000 cattle. Full Story

Beef Plant Bankruptcy

posted on August 30, 2013 at 11:08 AM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — North Dakota feedlot operator Jeff Kvamme finishes loading cattle onto a truck and bemoans the animals' 450-mile one-way commute to Dakota City in Nebraska. If the long-troubled Northern Beef Packers beef processing... Full Story
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