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.


69° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Some Ask: Is SD's Pheasant Boom Headed For A Bust?

January 7, 2013, 5:18 AM

Some Ask: Is SD's Pheasant Boom Headed For A Bust?
MITCHELL, SD -

A wildlife biologist says that South Dakota's pheasant boom could go the way of the Black Hills gold rush of 1870s - as in, it might disappear.

Pheasants Forever farm bill biologist Mike Blaalid says that the bust is tied to there being less land in the Conservation Reserve Program. There was more than 1.55 million acres of CRP in the state in 2007. To date, that number has fallen by nearly 600,000 acres.

In about the same time, the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks reports that the pheasant population has dropped by nearly half.

Blaalid wants Congress to pass a new farm bill and for CRP rates to stay competitive to encourage farmers to take part in the program.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

Pierre Woman Wins On In-Flight Game Show

10/17/2014 12:10 PM

A South Dakotan is a winner on the Allegiant Airlines' first in-flight game show called "The Game Plane."  The reality show is film...

Full Story
Minimum Wage In South Dakota

10/13/2014 6:12 PM

An initiated measure on the South Dakota ballot this November proposes to raise the state's minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $8.50.  Suppo...

Full Story | Watch
Pop-Up Holiday Shop Coming to Downtown Sioux Falls

10/15/2014 11:45 AM

Unglued: Christmas Market, will open in the space formerly occupied by the Book Shop in the Carpenter Building on Phillips Avenue from Nov. 20 through...

Full Story
Valentino's Restaurant For Sale

10/20/2014 12:18 PM

Prime real estate on 41st Street in Sioux Falls is for sale. Valentino's Restaurant at 41st Street and Western Avenue has been listed for $1.35 mi...

Full Story
Ebola Scams Surface

10/17/2014 2:15 PM

It was only a matter of time before scammers started capitalizing on the Ebola scare.  The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a va...

Full Story


Events