November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Ag News

USDA can make changes necessary to bring COOL into compliance

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said the Oct. 20 ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) can be handled by the U.S. More...

iGrow is the go-to online source for research based information

Launched in 2011 by SDSU Extension, iGrow.org has quickly become South Dakotan's go-to source for unbiased, research-based information. More...

SDCA to hold 66th Annual Convention & Trade Show in Aberdeen Dec. 3-4

The South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association (SDCA) will hold their 66th Annual Convention and Trade Show Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 3-4, at the Aberdeen Ramkota Conference Center. More...

USDA reminds producers about Farm Bill programs and registration dates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), began Nov. More...

Phomopsis stem canker in sunflowers

The prevalence of Phomopsis stem canker first showed up in South Dakota’s sunflower fields last fall. After touring around eastern Hughes County the first week in October, it was clear the canker is back. More...