The Agriculture Department says the value in South Dakota averages $2,320 per acre, up $250 per acre from last year.
Producers across the state will now be able to insure their winter wheat crop for 2016.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's not ready to declare the Midwest bird flu outbreak over.
Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation aimed at extending clean-up efforts involved with the bird flu outbreak.
Several ag specialists from across the state will be offering an environmental training session for operators of concentrated animal feeding operations.
U.S. Senator John Thune met Monday with ag producers to talk about a bill he's sponsoring that calls for more federal oversight of the railroad industry.
A proposed large dairy operation clears another hurdle Tuesday in front of the Minnehaha County Commission. Commissioners approved a conditional use permit for Kyle Albers to expand his dairy farm on a 10 acre site west of Sioux Falls.
A monthly report on egg production and chicken flocks reveals the depth of the impact of bird flu on the nation's egg producers.
The South Dakota Wheat Growers and North Central Farmers Elevator had been planning to join and become CentraGro Cooperative.
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.
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