South Dakota: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 28 South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture and flooding that occurred from January 1, 2019, […]

Coronavirus: U.S. Meat Supplies Threatened As COVID-19 Hits Packing House Employees – DTN Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
Smithfield Foods announced Sunday the company was closing its Sioux Falls, South Dakota, facility indefinitely after state officials reported the plant accounted for nearly 40% of all COVID-19 cases in […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth an Aggressive Threat to Fields Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Don’t ignore the threat of Palmer amaranth. If there’s one message Dan Forgey hopes to convey to South Dakota farmers and ranchers, it is the fact that this aggressive weed […]

South Dakota: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods Jan 16, 2020

🕔Jan 16, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Hamlin and Kingsbury counties who suffered losses caused by excessive moisture and flooding that […]

South Dakota Corn: Despite Horrible Season, 8 Yield Entries Top 270 bu/acre Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Despite one of the most challenging growing seasons ever, eight contestants in a contest sponsored by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association raised corn that yielded more than 270 bushels […]

Sugar: For Beet Growers, Plenty Of Crop Left To Rot – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
The 2019 sugarbeet harvest in the Red River Valley ended on Nov. 9 when American Crystal Sugar Company (ACSC) was no longer able to continue taking frozen beets to process, […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth Declared a Prohibited Noxious Weed Seed Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
As of September 2, 2019, palmer amaranth seed has been added to South Dakota’s list of prohibited noxious weed seeds. Seed for sale within South Dakota may not contain prohibited […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Fungicide Resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Confirmed Mar 5, 2019

🕔Mar 5, 2019
South Dakota State University and University of Kentucky plant pathologists have confirmed that Cercospora sojina, a soybean pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot, has shown resistance to QoI fungicides (quinone outside inhibitor, […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Break the 100-Bushel Barrier at 2 Soy100 Events, March 13, 14 Jan 22, 2019

🕔Jan 22, 2019
What do South Dakota soybean farmers need to do to break the 100-bushel bean barrier? Get answers and inspiration by attending one of two soy100 events held in Brookings March […]

South Dakota: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought Oct 25, 2018

🕔Oct 25, 2018
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Brown, Edmunds, Faulk and Spink counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought […]

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