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South Dakota Roadside Mowing: Hold off until July 10

June 28, 2022 PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Departments of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) and…

Johnson bringing U.S. House Ag Committee Chairman to South Dakota next week

June 24, 2022 Mike Tanner (UNDATED)—Congress will be writing a new Farm Bill next year. In advance…

Heat stress blamed for Kansas cattle deaths

June 17, 2022 BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Industry officials say thousands of cattle in feedlots in…

Bird flu outbreak waning in the U.S., but agriculture officials say fall surge possible

June 17, 2022 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A bird flu outbreak in the U.S. that led to…

Butler Machinery announces $500,000 donation toward construction of DEX in Huron

June 7, 2022 Mike Tanner HURON, S.D.–Fargo-based Butler Machinery announced today that it is pledging $500,000 toward…

Hoeven: North Dakota farmer out of jail, remains in Ukraine

June 3, 2022 FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota farmer who had been jailed in Ukraine…

Report criticizes meat industry, USDA response to pandemic

May 12, 2022 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new Congressional report says that at the height of…

Bones named 2022 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient

May 9, 2022 PIERRE S.D. – Walt Bones of Chancellor has been named the 2022 Governor’s Ag…

South Dakota farmers optimistic about commodity prices

May 6, 2022 LAKE PRESTON, S.D. (AP) — Farmers in South Dakota says there’s a reason for…

Eight Midwest states seek permanent waiver to sell E-15 gas

April 29, 2022 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governors from eight Midwest states asked the U.S. Environmental…

Where’s Spring? KWAT News talks with S.D. Climatologist Laura Edwards (Audio)

April 26, 2022 Mike Tanner ABERDEEN, S.D.–Spring has been slow to arrive in the upper Midwest this…

Grassland group: Ranchers need a plan to deal with drought

April 26, 2022 SIOUX FALLS, S.D > (AP) — Ranchers say moisture from recent scattered rains are…

Minnesota’s Governor, U.S. Senators praise state’s bird flu fight

April 20, 2022 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s governor and U.S. senators went to the heart…

Thompson will be South Dakota’s new state veterinarian

April 13, 2022 ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Board of Animal Health Executive Director Dr. Beth Thompson…

Biden to allow widespread sale of E-15 this summer

April 13, 2022 WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration says it will suspend a federal rule that…