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South Dakota: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Aurora, Charles Mix and Gregory counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas

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Drought in Dakotas: Hay Lottery Offered to Farmers Short on Forage – DTN

Drought in Dakotas: Hay Lottery Offered to Farmers Short on Forage – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Andy Weisser has seen rain on his Roscoe, South Dakota, farm/ranch in recent weeks, but before that, very little rain fell in 2017. While the moisture will help some spring-planted crops, the rains came too late for most forages in

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Defamation Lawsuit: Disney Co. Paid $177M Settlement to Beef Products Inc. – DTN

Defamation Lawsuit: Disney Co. Paid $177M Settlement to Beef Products Inc. – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Walt Disney Co. paid Beef Products Inc. a settlement of at least $177 million as a result of a defamation suit filed against ABC News by Beef Products over the network’s coverage of lean, finely textured beef, according to a

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South Dakota: 15 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

South Dakota: 15 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 9, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 15 counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and

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Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Of the nation’s seven largest freight railroads, Union Pacific was ranked highest by ag shippers for its performance for 2016 while Canadian Pacific was ranked lowest in the Soy Transportation Coalition’s Annual Railroad Report Card released on Aug. 3, 2017.

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South Dakota Wheat: Managing Residue to Prevent a Green Bridge

South Dakota Wheat: Managing Residue to Prevent a Green Bridge

👤By Ruth Beck, Adam Varenhorst, Emmanuel Byamukama, Patrick Wagner, Paul O. Johnson, and Dwayne Beck, South Dakota State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Many wheat fields in South Dakota were cut for hay this year due to drought conditions and the need for hay. In some fields where moisture was adequate or rainfall has occurred, wheat and weeds are growing back. Deciding what

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South Dakota Soybeans: Bacterial Blight on the Increase in Some Fields

South Dakota Soybeans: Bacterial Blight on the Increase in Some Fields

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama and Connie Tande, South Dakota State University 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Bacterial blight was found in several soybean fields scouted in Brookings, Deuel and Moody counties. Recent heavy storms and/or hail injury may have increase the prevalence of bacterial blight. As the weather heats back up, typically over the optimum 75

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Grain Market: Minneapolis Wheat Prices Have Been on a Wild Ride – DTN

Grain Market: Minneapolis Wheat Prices Have Been on a Wild Ride – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 2, 2017

Heading into August, we have had plenty to talk about in grains this year. But the king of price moves so far has been Minneapolis wheat, where drought in the northwestern Plains wreaked havoc with this year’s spring wheat crops.

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Drought Persists in the Plains – Worst Growing Season in 30 Years

Drought Persists in the Plains – Worst Growing Season in 30 Years

👤By Keith Good, Farm Policy News 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Last week, Billings Gazette writer Tom Lutey reported that, “The life had been fading from Grant Zerbe’s stunted chickpeas for the better part of a month, and now drought’s hot breath was burning through the final green inch of every

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South Dakota: Harding County Declared Natural Disaster Area from Drought

South Dakota: Harding County Declared Natural Disaster Area from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 31, 2017

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Harding County in South Dakota as a primary natural disaster area due to losses

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