Minerals board dismisses request

By Bob Mercer Farm Forum Correspondent PIERRE — State government’s Board of Minerals and Environment unanimously accepted findings of fact and conclusions of law on Sept. 21 regarding a failed attempt by Quartz Operations to drill...

Brand Board seeks legislative authority to charge higher fees

By Bob Mercer Farm Forum Correspondent PIERRE — State government’s Brand Board decided on Sept. 20 to ask permission from the Legislature to increase livestock brand...

Policy Pennings: Farm Bill discussions should address low farm prices

By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray Agricultural Policy Analysis Center Recently a friend of ours told us about the Farm Bill listening session...

Ageless Memories

By Alan Guebert Farm and Food File The early morning fog, like poet Carl Sandburg once noted, arrived on cat’s feet and remains, napping, on the...

The Planted Row: Headlines got you down? Look around

by Stan Wise Farm Forum Editor Some of the things I’ve seen in the news recently have me a bit discouraged. Sometimes it’s a good idea...

Frost likely to end September

By Ray Grabanski Special to the Farm Forum 09/19/17 — There's been a dramatic change in the weather forecast for the last week of September and...

Planning commission denies permit applications for Bath area hog operation

By Shannon Marvel [email protected] Two permit applications to expand a show pig operation near Bath were denied this week by the Brown County Planning Commission. Commissioners voted...

Crop Progress and Pasture Conditions

U.S. Department of Agriculture South Dakota SIOUX FALLS – For the week ending September 17, 2017, producers continued cutting silage and seeding winter wheat under warm,...

2017 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference to be held Nov. 8

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS — Registration is now open for the 2017 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference to be held Nov. 8 in the Student Union's...

Ag Business Briefs

Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s corn and soybeans crops this year are expected...
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