South Dakota: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Oct 25, 2018Agriculture 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 […]

Soybean Harvest Losses Continue To Mount In Upper Midwest – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018It’s been a tough year for farmers in Minnesota, South Dakota, northern Iowa, northeastern North Dakota and western Wisconsin. Many of these areas endured late planting due to April snows, […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Waiting on 2018 Harvest

🕔Oct 11, 2018The cool, damp weather has put the brakes on many acres of soybean harvest this year. Although South Dakota has seen late harvest seasons in the past, this year is […]

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Changing Up SCN-resistant Varieties is Key – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018 The next time you head to the fields to check if they are harvest-ready, consider bringing a soil probe along to test for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The SCN Coalition, […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth – A Growing Concern

🕔Oct 3, 2018Although Palmer Amaranth can be found in South Dakota, it is currently not wide spread. If South Dakota producers and agronomists are vigilant, it may be possible to limit the […]

South Dakota: Kochia – The Benefits of a Fall Residual Herbicide

🕔Sep 26, 2018Kochia is an issue with row crop production in the north central area of South Dakota. New Post-emergent options in corn and soybean have helped alleviate Kochia competition from many […]

South Dakota: Marestail – Fall Control Options

🕔Sep 26, 2018In the Dakota’s, the Marestail population will germinate in the fall and bolt in the spring. Not letting Marestail produce seed is of upmost importance because they can produce up to […]

Heavy Rain Continues Falling on Upper Midwest Harvest – DTN

🕔Sep 21, 2018Forecasts for heavy rain in the Upper Midwest for the final days of the official 2018 summer season have been verified — and the result is not favorable for harvest.  […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Midwest Harvest: Wet Conditions Threaten Harvest Progress, Crop Quality – DTN

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s the northern Midwest’s turn in the spotlight for potential harvest delays from heavy rainfall. Moderate to heavy rain is forecast during most of Monday through Saturday, September 17-22, with […]

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