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Glacial Lakes Energy CEO says it was a “good, not great” fiscal year for the ethanol producer (Audio)

November 24, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Glacial Lakes Energy of Watertown held their annual shareholder meeting Tuesday…

Low pathogenic avian flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

November 24, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Animal health officials said Tuesday that a strain of…

Turkey producers benefiting from higher prices this year

November 22, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Agriculture experts say Minnesota farmers who grow about 45…

South Dakota feedlot operator gets nearly eight years in prison for wire fraud, money laundering

November 5, 2021 RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota feedlot operator who pleaded guilty to…

Milbank native named new executive director of South Dakota Corn Growers Association

October 21, 2021 Mike Tanner SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Milbank native Danita Murray has been named the new executive…

Brookings County tractor fire results in estimated $100,000 damage

October 12, 2021 Mike Tanner WHITE, S.D.–An expensive farm equipment fire in Brookings County Monday night. The…

Drought conditions worsen in parts of North Dakota

October 4, 2021 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The drought worsened in northwestern North Dakota over the past…

BUSINESS NEWS: Butler Machinery preparing to open Watertown location

October 1, 2021 Mike Tanner WATERTOWN, S.D.–Butler Machinery will soon open its new agricultural equipment store in…

Raven Industries Precision Agriculture Center opens on the SDSU campus (Audio)

September 13, 2021 BROOKINGS, S.D.–The Raven Industries Precision Agriculture Center at South Dakota State University was dedicated…

Slight improvement in North Dakota drought conditions

September 13, 2021 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A tiny section of North Dakota has been dropped from…

Farmer says harvest yields will vary across South Dakota

September 13, 2021 VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota farmer says harvests will vary widely across…

USDA: Meat, farm workers to get $600 grants in new $700 million aid plan

September 7, 2021 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says workers on farms and…

Burgum seeks presidential disaster declaration for eight North Dakota counties due to storm damage

August 11, 2021 BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has requested federal help for counties dealing with…

North Dakota officials report first case of anthrax in cattle

August 6, 2021 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota agriculture officials are warning producers to monitor their…

Walz supportive of drought relief package for Minnesota farmers

August 6, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz and a top state lawmaker say…