Two century-old agriculture cooperatives based in the Dakotas will not merge this summer after a slim majority of members in one organization voted against unification.
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says more than 1,500 workers will likely lose their jobs as a result of the bird flu outbreak and he is asking President Barack Obama to declare a major disaster for four of the hardest hit counties.
Ring Neck Energy and Feed CEO Walt Wendland said the company bought the land from Oahe Grain of Onida, and plans to begin an equity drive next month.
A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest has actually resulted in cheaper chicken meat in the U.S. because exports have been restricted, leaving a plentiful domestic supply.
South Dakota may be beginning to rebound from the bird flu. The state veterinarian tells KELOLAND News some farms are no longer under quarantine and have started to restock. Additional farms will soon be eligible.
A Brandon family is giving guests a chance to check out how a dairy farm operates.
Weather during a one-month time span can bring a lot of change in South Dakota. With a lot of green surrounding his farm near Brentford, Tom Mitchell is thankful for the turn this growing season has taken.
The funding for the 14 projects in South Dakota was announced alongside a total of $7.6 million for 544 projects nationwide.
Iowa agriculture officials are reporting an additional farm infected with bird flu in Sioux County.
The bird flu outbreak has caused the U.S. Department of Agriculture to approve importing egg products from the Netherlands to be used for baking and in processed foods.
The top turkey producing county in the country's top turkey state has recorded its 40th case of bird flu.
University economists report a 1.4 percent bump in the value of agricultural land in South Dakota over the past year.
North Central Farmers Elevator and South Dakota Wheat Growers are proposing to become CentraGro Cooperative. Members of both co-ops will vote this summer on whether to approve the merger.
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