User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


73° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Agriculture

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

SD Fire Officials Warn Farmers About Wildfires

September 13, 2012, 5:33 AM

SD Fire Officials Warn Farmers About Wildfires
RAPID CITY, SD -

Fire officials in South Dakota are urging ranchers and farmers to take precautions to prevent wildfires when harvesting.

The South Dakota Division of Wildland Fire Suppression says the warm, windy weather mixed with dry fuel conditions can cause fast-moving prairie fires.

Fire Division Director Jay Esperance says in a news release that the agency anticipates high to very high fire danger in the western half of the state. He says farmers and ranchers should have precautions in place to prevent prairie fires, like locating water tanks nearby and blowing chaff off combines to minimize fire potential.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View agriculture

You may also like

South Dakota Ag Officials Cancel Russia Trade Trip

8/22/2014 8:21 PM

A trade mission to Russia that was meant to center on beef genetics has been cancelled because of uncertainties in the Russian market.

Full Story
Farm Rescue Nonprofit Nears Another Milestone

8/22/2014 7:17 AM

The Farm Rescue nonprofit in the Upper Midwest is approaching another milestone.

Full Story
Winter Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up In South Dakota

8/26/2014 9:52 AM

The winter wheat harvest in South Dakota is nearly wrapped up.

Full Story
Friday Ag Markets

8/22/2014 12:51 PM

Here's a look at agriculture markets as noon Friday:

Full Story
Tuesday Ag Markets

8/26/2014 1:17 PM

Here's a look at agriculture markets as of noon Tuesday:

Full Story


Events