Thursday, January 18, 2018

Electronic logging mandate frustrates area truckers

By Victoria Lusk [email protected] A new regulation that mandates the use of electronic logging devices that automatically record driving time went into effect for most in the trucking industry Dec. 18. At the same time, a 90-day...

South Dakota 4-H members participate in Western National Roundup

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS, S.D. - Twenty-one South Dakota 4-H members represented the state, competing along with more than 1000 youth from more than 33 states...

FFA members return from educational, cultural experience in South Africa

National FFA Organization INDIANAPOLIS – During the past two weeks, 74 FFA members visited South Africa for a 12-day educational and cultural experience. Members participated in...

Court documents: Imported beef likely being mislabeled as product of USA

R-CALF USA BILLINGS, Mont. – In court documents filed on Jan. 12, ranch groups R-CALF USA and the Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW) reinforced their...

Corn revenue falls short of cost for third year in a row

by Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray Agricultural Policy Analysis Center As a new year begins, we are going to take the time to...

State: Driver intentionally dumped contaminated dirt near oil leak site

By Shannon Marvel [email protected] Officials believe a semi driver hauling hazardous material to and from the Keystone Pipeline leak site purposely dumped soil contaminated with crude...

Farm and Food File: Mojo working

By Alan Guebert Farm and Food File The knuckle-cracking cold that accompanied most of the country out of 2017 also followed most of us into 2018....

USDA report realigns the stars

By Ray Grabanski Special to the Farm Forum 01/16/17 — It's been a fairly uneventful time in the grain markets recently, with soybeans drifting a bit...

The Planted Row: The packers get a reprieve

by Stan Wise Farm Forum Editor Farm work is often thankless work, and so much is on the line if it doesn’t get done.  So, when the...

Student seeks SD ag producer input for survey

by Danika Gordon Sturgis Brown High School South Dakota ag producers where do you prefer to get your agricultural news? That's the question an FFA student...

Farmers: Keep ag safety nets, research, education in Farm Bill

By Trey Mewes The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. McClatchy-Tribune Information Services MANKATO, Minn. — Agricultural specialists say the 2018 Farm Bill needs to keep so-called...

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6 – Rapid City, SD – Turner Enterprises, Inc. 1st Annual Production Auction

15 – Mandan, ND – Miller Angus 41st Annual Production Sale, 2:00 pm

20 – Denver, CO–National Bison Assoc. Gold Trophy Show and Sale

22 – Platte, SD – Strand Sim-Angus Annual Bull Sale, 1:00 pm

26 – Mandan, ND – Diamond J Ranch 1st of 2 Production Sales 2018, 1:00 pm

26 – Feb. 3rd – Rapid City, SD – 60th Annual Black Hills Stock Show

26 – Frederick, SD – SK Cattle 31st Annual Simmental & SimAngus Production Sale, 3:00 PM

Benjamin Franklin, born Jan. 17, 1706, was not only a world-renowned statesman and inventor, but he was also fascinated by agriculture. Read some of his words of wisdom here. Photos by Whitney Buckman, Rachel Clelland, Melanie Grinde, Kristine Keller, Katherine Plessner, Joanne Stevens and Nikki Thorsgard. ... See MoreSee Less

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South Dakota 4-H members participate in Western National Roundup

SDSU Extension BROOKINGS, S.D. - Twenty-one South Dakota 4-H members represented the state, competing along with more than 1000 youth from more than 33 states...

FFA members return from educational, cultural experience in South Africa

National FFA Organization INDIANAPOLIS – During the past two weeks, 74 FFA members visited South Africa for a 12-day educational and cultural experience. Members participated in...

Court documents: Imported beef likely being mislabeled as product of USA

R-CALF USA BILLINGS, Mont. – In court documents filed on Jan. 12, ranch groups R-CALF USA and the Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW) reinforced their...

Corn revenue falls short of cost for third year in a row

by Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray Agricultural Policy Analysis Center As a new year begins, we are going to take the time to...

State: Driver intentionally dumped contaminated dirt near oil leak site

By Shannon Marvel [email protected] Officials believe a semi driver hauling hazardous material to and from the Keystone Pipeline leak site purposely dumped soil contaminated with crude...

Farm and Food File: Mojo working

By Alan Guebert Farm and Food File The knuckle-cracking cold that accompanied most of the country out of 2017 also followed most of us into 2018....

USDA report realigns the stars

By Ray Grabanski Special to the Farm Forum 01/16/17 — It's been a fairly uneventful time in the grain markets recently, with soybeans drifting a bit...

The Planted Row: The packers get a reprieve

by Stan Wise Farm Forum Editor Farm work is often thankless work, and so much is on the line if it doesn’t get done.  So, when the...

Student seeks SD ag producer input for survey

by Danika Gordon Sturgis Brown High School South Dakota ag producers where do you prefer to get your agricultural news? That's the question an FFA student...

Farmers: Keep ag safety nets, research, education in Farm Bill

By Trey Mewes The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. McClatchy-Tribune Information Services MANKATO, Minn. — Agricultural specialists say the 2018 Farm Bill needs to keep so-called...
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