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2014 Ag Horizons Conference Coming to Pierre Next Month

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The 2014 Ag Horizons Conference will be December 2 and 3 in Pierre.  The theme for this annual conference is “Growing Our Future”.  Ag Horizons is hosted by SD Wheat Inc., the SD Pulse Growers, the SD Oilseeds Council, the SD No-Till Association, the SD Crop Improvement Association and...
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Registration Now Available for Scoop It Snow Removal Program

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Once again this year, a program is being offered which provides free snow removal during winter months for elderly and disabled homeowners in Pierre and Fort Pierre.  This is the tenth year that Capital Area United Way has made the service available-teaming up with the Department of Corrections.  Property...
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Snow Could Reduce Corn Harvest in Upper Midwest

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The season’s first snowstorm could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields. At least 4 inches of snow could fall overnight in South Dakota where about 40 percent of the crop remains, and in Minnesota where about a third remains. Most of...
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Winter Storm Not a Big Worry for Dakotas Ranchers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Snow and cold blowing through the Dakotas is not presenting any unexpected worries for ranchers. Last year, a blizzard in early October that hit with surprising intensity killed at least 43,000 cattle in western South Dakota and southwestern North Dakota. But that storm hit early in the season, when...
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