LATEST NEWS FROM South Dakota

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10:48AM Sep 03, 2020

Lottery Winner Lists Large SD Ranch

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

When Neal Wanless won a $232 million Powerball jackpot in 2009, he did what most young cowboys would do – he started building a ranch. Now, the Bismarck Trail Ranch

16:40PM Aug 14, 2020

USDA Reports More than 9 Million Acres of Prevent Plant for 2020

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

USDA reports this week it expects more than 9 million acres of prevent plant for 2020. This comes during a time when the department is calling for record yields for

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11:43AM Apr 12, 2020

Smithfield Foods To Close Sioux Falls Plant Indefinitely Amid COVID-19

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced an indefinite closure on Sunday of its Sioux Falls, S.D., pork processing plant amid a COVID-19 outbreak.

14:14PM Feb 05, 2020

Andersen Elected President of South Dakota Pork Producers Council

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Craig Andersen, a pork producer from Centerville, S.D., has been elected to serve as the 2020 president of the South Dakota Pork Producers Council.

15:17PM Aug 26, 2019

SD Ethanol Industry Expects To Ship Corn To State Due To Size, Waivers

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

South Dakota is on pace for the smallest crop in the Midwest, which could mean big problems for its ethanol industry. NuGen Energy in Marion, South Dakota talks with AgDay

14:22PM Aug 21, 2019

South Dakota Cattleman Martin Jorgensen Passes

Drovers news source
AgWeb Contributor

South Dakota cattleman Martin F. Jorgensen, Jr. was a pioneer in the development of innovative management practices and the implementation of new technologies.

23:28PM Aug 19, 2019

Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour: South Dakota Crop Far From Mature

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

The industry now knows the findings of the South Dakota crop from the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. Betsy Jibben traveled along with scouts on one of the SD routes