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Fall Fieldwork Wraps Up For Most South Dakota Farmers

Fall fieldwork has ended for most South Dakota farmers. The Agriculture Department in its final weekly crop report for the 2016 growing season says much of eastern South Dakota received precipitation over the past week, while drought conditions persisted across the west.

South Dakota Loses More Than 2,000 Deer In Disease Outbreak

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks issued more deer licenses this year, but the animals may be hard to find.

South Dakota Farm, Ranch Land Drops In Value Per Acre

The average value of farm and ranch land in South Dakota has dropped for the first time in at least a quarter century.

Farming Community Mourns Loss Of Winner Teen

Lifelong farmer, Miles Mendel of Doland said the farming community in the state is grieving the death of Watzel.

Winner Mourns 16-Year-Old Boy Killed In Farm Accident

The town of Winner is mourning a 16-year-old boy who died after a farm accident.
School Superintendent Bruce Carrier says counselors and ministers were made available to students Wednesday and Thursday, after junior Taylor Watzel died Wednesday after becoming trapped in a grain bin the day before.
Watzel was a…

Sioux Empire Fair Attendance Down From 2015

Attendance numbers for the 77th Annual Sioux Empire Fair are lower than 2015.

Winter Wheat Seeding Wrapping Up Across South Dakota

Winter wheat seeding is wrapping up across South Dakota.

South Dakota Soybean Crop Projected To Be A Record

South Dakota farmers this year are expected to harvest a record soybean crop.

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