USDA Raises SD Corn Yield, Drops Soy Yield

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has raised its yield forecast for South Dakota’s corn crop while dropping its soybean yield estimate. The department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says the average yield for the state’s corn crop is forecast at 145 bushels per acre, up 7 bushels from the August...
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Director of Fort Pierre’s CYI Center Says Facility Continues to be Hub for Local Activities

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Fort Pierre’s Community and Youth Involved Center is a location that is very rarely empty, as the facility houses activities for people from children to senior citizen age; along with being the home for a number of community events throughout the year.  The center was built more than...
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Mosquito Control Conference Coming to Fort Pierre September 25

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Mosquito Control and West Nile Virus Conference will be held later this month in Fort Pierre.  The event had been scheduled for earlier this year, but a blizzard resulted in the event being postponed and it will be held September 25 instead.  In 2012, the state...
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Dakota Western Heritage Festival to be Held This Weekend

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) This is the weekend for the second annual Dakota Western Heritage Festival.  Activities will be split between locations in Pierre and Fort Pierre.  Tomorrow evening, there will be a cowboy music jam at Pierre Music on Capitol Avenue starting at seven.  Saturday and Sunday, daytime activities will be...
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