March 14, 2013 RSS feed / Ag News

Spring wheat planting tips given

The most important factors in producing a profitable spring wheat field are selecting the best cultivar, providing proper fertility, planting on time and having a good seedbed to plant into, says Paul O. More...

New protections for farmers selling grain

Throughout 2012, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission worked with producer and grain buyer groups to develop legislation providing the PUC better tools for evaluating the financial soundness of grain buyers and warehouses in the state. More...

SD farmers support local schools through Monsanto Fund program

For the second consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education SM, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give South Dakota farmers the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities. More...

SD Department of Agriculture has served producers for 110 years

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) is celebrating 110 years On Feb. 22, Reps. Gary Cammack of Union Center, Dennis Feickert of Aberdeen and Charlie Hoffman of Eureka and Sen. More...

SDSU Pierre Regional Center

2013 Winter Wheat Crop? There are a lot of questions and concerns surrounding the potential of this year’s winter wheat crop. Has it germinated? Has it vernalized? Will it head? More...

USDA accepting applications for B & I Guaranteed Loan Program

Despite the uncertainty surrounding federal budgets and programs this year, USDA Rural Development is seeking applications for the Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program. More...

South Dakota Historical Society Foundation

Legends of the Capitol Visiting South Dakota’s Capitol building is like going on a treasure hunt. People search for sky blue tiles in the terrazzo tile floors. More...