Several South Dakota towns had one of the driest Aprils on record.
A 14-generation German farmer has found some vintage agriculture implements in salvage yards and shelterbelts across South Dakota that he’s now taking to his home country.
With the weather warming, local fruits and vegetables are also in season. Saturday was the first day of the 2015 Falls Park Farmer’s Market.
Soil moisture continues to be a concern in South Dakota as farmers work to get their crops in the ground.
Ranchers in southwestern South Dakota are voicing concern over an ownership change of badlands and grasslands in a proposed swap.
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service are hosting three mountain pine beetle spraying workshops in the Black Hills over the next few weeks.
The dry weather will likely help South Dakota farmers get a jump on spring corn planting.
Bird flu has hit a chicken farm for the first time as outbreaks spread across Minnesota, an egg-laying operation east of Moorhead in Clay County.
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Concern over the largest bird flu outbreak in U.S. poultry history continues to grow.
Federal officials say they’re taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that’s affected the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low.
3.8 million Chickens at a northwest Iowa farm are being killed after testing positive for the highly infected and deadly bird flu. The avian flu crisis continues for poultry producers throughout the Midwest and here in South Dakota.
Dry conditions across South Dakota over the past week have enabled farmers to start planting corn, but the lack of rain is hurting soil moisture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10 percent of Iowa’s egg-laying chickens.
State and federal officials have announced the discovery of a deadly bird flu strain at eight more Minnesota turkey farms, raising the state’s total to 22.
Seeding of small grains crops in South Dakota remains ahead of last year’s pace and the long-term average.
With just three weeks to go until farmer’s markets in the area reopen, people are getting a special opportunity to purchase farm-grown items before the summer season.
South Dakota’s agriculture industry has an estimated $21 billion economic impact each year. But the challenges facing the rail network are having a tremendous impact on the state’s ag industry.
Federal officials say they’ve confirmed a deadly bird flu in a second commercial turkey flock in eastern South Dakota.
Spring planting is underway in South Dakota, but another week of warm, dry conditions didn’t help soil moisture.
The National Pork Board wants to celebrate a pig farmer who uses ethical standards in raising swine with the America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award.