A couple of major players in the South Dakota agriculture industry are planning to join forces.
North Central Farmers Elevator (NCFE) and Wheat Growers (WG) announced today that they have entered into a Letter of Intent to unify the two companies into a newly named cooperative. The Boards of Directors of both cooperatives have unanimously approved the Letter of Intent, which enables the businesses to work closely together to finalize the agreement prior to a vote of the full membership of each cooperative.
A group opposed to a proposed Turner County chicken farm takes their concerns to court.
A Sioux Falls-based company hopes to more than double the number of egg-laying hens in South Dakota by opening a large chicken operation near Parker.
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.
Some South Dakota businesses say they're seeing an increase in sales because of a one-year tax break extension that allows farmers and ranchers to deduct equipment purchases from their 2014 taxes.
Another donation for a new 4-H exhibit hall at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.
South Dakota's largest industry is holding strong, according to attendees of an agriculture conference in Aberdeen.
Thanksgiving Dinner won't cost you much more money than last year. The American Farm Bureau says a meal with all the fixings for a family of ten will cost $49.41.
Republican lawmakers from South Dakota and Nebraska are promoting the Keystone XL Pipeline by appealing to farmers.
Cooperatives in the northeast part of the state say rail service has improved this year compared with last year.
The basic business principles of supply and demand are going to be facing South Dakota farmers and grain elevators this fall.
A new study shows that the Dakotas get more of their gross state products from agriculture production and food manufacturing than any other states.
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