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Greater Omaha Packing recalls 295,000 pounds of raw beef

July 30, 2021 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha meat processor has recalled more than 295,000 pounds…

SDFU hoping to secure naming rights for new Dakota Events Complex in Huron (Audio)

July 30, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–The South Dakota Farmer’s Union is in negotiations with the South…

Edwards: Early July rains should ease drought conditions in South Dakota (Audio)

July 13, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–After an extremely dry month of June, July has gotten off…

Kristi Noem discusses cattle market manipulation at Governor’s Ag Summit (Audio)

July 9, 2021 Mike Tanner SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem held a press briefing with reporters this…

Federal officials tour drought-stricken North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal agriculture officials were continuing their tour of drought-stricken North Dakota Thursday, to…

Arlington couple, third defendant, reach plea deal for bilking millions from farmers

HURON, S.D. (AP) — Three members of a South Dakota family accused of bilking millions from farmers…

Drought relief: Noem signs order allowing mowing in ditches

June 30, 2021 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A state of emergency order signed by South Dakota Gov…

UPDATE: Pork plant workers in Sioux Falls reach tentative agreement on new four-year contract

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The union that had threatened to strike at a Smithfield pork processing…

Governor Noem announces meat processing agreement with eight states

June 10, 2021 Mike Tanner PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem announced today that certain South Dakota…

Union workers at South Dakota meatpacking plant considering strike

June 3, 2021 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Workers at a South Dakota meatpacking plant that became…

South Dakota-based POET buys more biofuels assets

June 2, 2021 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — South Dakota-based ethanol company POET has purchased the biofuels…

South Dakota State Fair Announces Changes to the Open Class Beef Show

May 13, 2021 Huron, S.D. – South Dakota State Fair is making changes to the open class…

White farmers sue seeking government loan forgiveness

April 30, 2021 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some Midwestern farmers are suing the federal government alleging they’re…

April showers reduce drought pressure in northeast South Dakota

April 26, 2021 ABERDEEN, S.D.–Some good news on the drought front in northeastern South Dakota. Over the…

Biden expanding summer food program for 34 million schoolchildren

April 26, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP)–The Biden administration is expanding a program to feed up to 34…