South Dakota’s agriculture industry is facing a number of challenges with the rail network. But recent legislation may be getting the $25.6 billion industry back on track.
More than a dozen states are challenging a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters.
The owner of one of South Dakota’s first monoslope-style cattle barns says it makes his cows happier and more productive.
Hundreds of people enjoyed good food and music this evening, while helping out an organization that’s fighting to end hunger in South Dakota.
A southwestern Iowa landfill has stopped accepting dead birds and related waste from the recent bird flu outbreak.
Ground has been broken for a project that will complete an entire rural water system in Meade County.
Restaurants are struggling to deal with higher egg prices and an inability to get enough eggs in the midst of a shortage brought about by a bird flu virus that has wiped out millions of chickens on commercial farms.
Officials who unsuccessfully pushed for the merger of two large century-old agricultural cooperatives in the Dakotas say they will not try again, despite the idea being only narrowly defeated by co-op members.
Two century-old agriculture cooperatives based in the Dakotas will not merge this summer after a slim majority of members in one organization voted against unification.
A week of warm weather has boosted newly planted crops across South Dakota.
After a six-day break with no new bird flu cases, the Iowa Department of Agriculture says another egg-laying chicken farm has tested positive.
Bird flu that’s devastated Midwestern farms likely spread by several means, including on machinery and workers, by rodents and possibly even by the wind.
Federal authorities say a South Dakota man falsely claimed he lost more than a hundred cattle during the autumn blizzard of 2013 that left western South Dakota ranchers reeling with financial losses.
More rain across South Dakota in the past week boosted field and livestock moisture supplies.
University economists report a 1.4 percent bump in the value of agricultural land in South Dakota over the past year.
The bird flu outbreak has killed nearly 45 million birds in 15 states. And one feed supplier in Eastern South Dakota says “it’s the worst he’s ever seen.”
South Dakota State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven says a Moody County operation of about 50,000 birds has a presumptive positive test for avian influenza.
One more Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by bird flu, this time in Renville County.
Iowa farmers who have been dealing with thousands of dead chickens attracting flies for weeks are frustrated with the government’s response to the ongoing bird flu outbreak.
Students at an eastern South Dakota high school are rallying around an agriculture teacher during his bout with cancer.