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South Dakota Row Crop Harvest Progresses

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota farmers made significant progress on the corn, sorghum and sunflower harvests over the past week, before snow began falling. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 70 percent done, near the average pace. The corn harvest is 84 percent done...
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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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