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  • Feb. 17, 2017. Among this week's stories are: SDDA has grants available to help communities replace trees lost to storm damage; SD looking at a wetter, cooler than average spring; and USDA releases information on the look and size of family farms.
  • Feb. 10, 2017. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat about SDDA's Wildland Fire Division; mild weather brings back higher risk of wildfires; and USDA has released its farm forecast for 2017.
  • Feb. 3, 2017. Among this week's stories are: A state animal health lab bill has been introduced; a GF&P offers assistance for landowners experiencing deer damage; and the US House Agriculture Committee gets organized.
  • Jan. 27, 2017. Among this week's stories are: Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform at 2017 SD State Fair; SD Ag Chat podcasts on buying firewood locally and seizing story telling opportunities; and the White House explains withdrawing from TPP.
  • Jan. 20, 2017. Among this week's stories are: Sec. Jaspers' Connecting Agriculture column "Knowing Your Financial Options"; weak farm prices are the biggest threat to the economy; and Trump nominates Perdue for US Sec. of Agriculture.
  • Jan. 13, 2017. Among this week's stories are: Big & Rich performing at this year's SD State Fair; An SD Ag Chat on dairy checkoff dollars at work; and USDA releases a report on greenhouse gas and ethanol.
  • Jan. 6, 2017. Among this week's stories are: Producers enter a new era with VFD rules; Twitter request triggers barrage of agriculture photos; and Tense times remain in ag.
  • Dec. 30, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SD Ag Chats on SD's meat inspection program and on FSA programs; Gov. Daugaard declares state of emergency; and EPA rejects a request to delay pesticide safety rule.
  • Dec. 23, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Sec. Jaspers' most recent Connecting Agriculture column; three SD Ag Chat programs covering CSP, poinsettias and ice melt products; and USDA is surveying dairy producers.
  • Dec. 16, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Nordby Exhibit Hall for 4-H, Youth and Community $25,000 closer to completion; Three SD Ag Chats covering Christmas tree inspections, Christmas tree care and FFA State Leadership Contest winners; and ag producers should do income tax planning before the new year.
  • Dec. 9, 2016. Among this week's stories are: A recap of Gov. Daugaard's budget address; Commercial applicator recertification classes start in January; and USDA sets new standards for SNAP.
  • Dec. 2, 2016. Among this week's stories are: The SD State Fair announces theme for 2017; SD Ag Chats on the bison industry being a bright spot in the ag economy and FSA county committee elections; and VFD changes arrive next month.
  • Nov. 23, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Sec. Jaspers' column thanking firefighters; an SD Ag Chat on a SD farmer who is proud of what he does and proud to tell his story; and USDA says 2016 food prices will average lower than 2015.
  • Nov. 18, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on crop production reports moving the ag markets; Community Forestry grants are available; and U.S. Sec. of Ag Tom Vilsack comments on ERS's latest economic report.
  • Nov. 10, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SDDA is conducting a forest action plan survey; USDA awards $499,958 in grants to two SD busninesses; and USDA NASS says the record corn crop in the U.S. is even bigger.
  • Nov. 4, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Habitat Pays helps farmers and ranchers find conservation options; SD Ag Chats on Maryland agriculture and connecting with consumers; and farmers may enroll in farm bill programs for 2017.
  • Oct. 28, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Nominees being sought for the Leopold Conservation Award in SD; SD farm and ranch land drops in value per acre; and USDA is investing in ag land through CRP.
  • Oct. 21, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Gov. Daugaard issues fire disaster declaration for Cottonwood Fire; And SD Ag Chat on farmers being encouraged to fill out the ARMS II survey; and USDA is working to increase farmer participation in crop surveys.
  • Oct. 14, 2016 Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on SDDA taking input on its draft Managed Pollinator Protection Plan; Sec. of Ag Mike Jasper's "Connecting Agriculture" column; And Grants Available to 4-H Clubs and FFA or FCCLA Chapters.
  • Oct. 7, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on how correctly planted trees can save you money; the 2016 "South Dakota Agriculture: the common thread" brochure is available; and a list of the largest cooperatives in the US.
  • Sept. 30, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on a cancer navigation center providing free information to all South Dakotans; Attendance at this year's SD State Fair was up; and USDA has grants available for minority and veteran farmers and ranchers.
  • Sept. 23, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on windbreaks needing care too; SDDA taking input on its pollinator plan; and a drone operators want permission to fly out of direct sight.
  • Sept. 16, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SD farm and ranch families honored at State Fair; SD local foods conference to be held in November; and Midwest governor's send letter to EPA asking for ethanol changes.
  • Sept. 9, 2016. Among this week's stories are: the Nordby Exhibit Hall for 4-H, Youth and Community dedication held; two SD Ag Chats relating to this year's SD State Fair; and there's competition for CRP contracts.
  • Sept. 2, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Sec. of Ag Mike Jaspers' "Connecting Agriculture" column; games played at the fair will benefit the Nordby Exhibit Hall; and USDA is predicting less profitability for farmers this year.
  • Aug. 26, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Ways to save some money while going to the SD State Fair; Dedication of the Nordby Exhibit Hall will be held Sept. 4; and long term grain storage means you have to manage the grain.
  • Aug. 19, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Rodeo, team penning, chili challenge, pork butt battle, antiquie tractor and classic car parade and more have been added to this year's SD State Fair; An SD Ag Chat on how humans can help bees overcome challenges; and the Presidential candidates and agriculture.
  • Aug. 12, 2016. Among this week's stories are: how you can pay it forward at the SD State Fair; an SD Ag Chat on how USDA Rural Development helps build SD; and costs for ag production declined in 2015.
  • Aug. 5, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Cheese sculpting demonstrations coming to the SD State Fair; A new drought website has been unveiled in SD; and Producers are reminded to complete NASS crop surveys.
  • July 29, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on trade with Taiwan; The SD Timed Event Championships will be held during the SD State Fair; and USDA has declared three counties in SD as disaster areas due to drought.
  • July 22, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on the FFA Ag Adventure Center; another SD Ag Chat on SDDA's Weed Free Forage Certification program; and crop insurance is going steady.
  • July 15, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on the diversification on the Cronin Farms; Turning your junk into "Fair"Cycled art; and USDA Sec. Vilsack to be a speaker at a bioscience conference in Fargo.
  • July 8, 2016. Among this weeks stories are: An SD Ag Chat on changes to the private pesticide applicator testing; Pesticide container recycling begins July 11; and a USMEF economist examines Brexit's impact on meat trade.
  • July 1, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SDDA's Wildland Fire Division reminds people to use caution with fireworks this Independence Day holiday weekend; Education gets a spotlight at the SD State Fair; and USDA has released its latest acreage report.
  • June 24, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on Pollinator Week in SD; In SD, it's not time to treat ash trees for emerald ash borer yet; and a GMO labeling deal is reached in DC.
  • June 17, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SD Ag Chats on more growing degree days in SD and the increased fire potential in the Black Hills; Emerald ash borer still hasn't been found in SD; and entomologists in Iowa are assessing the option of fighting soybean aphids with other insects.
  • June 10, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Governor Names Mike Jaspers Secretary of Agriculture; June is Dairy Month in SD; and USDA Unveils New Improvements to Streamline Crop Reporting.
  • June 3, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Former SD Sec. of Ag Named National Pork Board CEO; What NASS Suvey says about soybean protection practices; and Trade Groups Urge Congress to Fund FSA in Appropriations Bill.
  • May 27, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on the registration deadline for the Governor's Ag Summit; May 22-28 is Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week; and the Senate Ag Committee held a hearing on livestock challenges.
  • May 20, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on June Surveys Ask What Crops SD Farmers Planted; an SD Ag Chat on Raising Cattle in SD; and Record Corn Crop Coming, USDA says; Soybean Production May Fall.
  • May 13, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Deadline for Governor's Ag Summit is quickly approaching; Aberdeen Fifth Grader Wins SD Arbor Day Poster Contest; and Purdue University and CME Group Develop Ag Industry Health Index.
  • May 6, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Gov. Daugaard declares Beef Month and Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month in SD; SD Ag Chats covering FFA AgriScience and May Beef Month; and ND Senator John Hoeven holds a discussion on federal regulations for farmers and ranchers.
  • April 29, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on how state agencies are ready if emerald ash borer is found in SD; Volunteer Fire Assistance grant applications are being accepted; and MN Congressman Collin Peterson shares his thoughts on agriculture.
  • April 22, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Michelle Rook to Receive 2016 Governor's Ag Ambassador Award, an Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Training to Take Place in Sioux Falls and an Active Weather Pattern Ahead Before Warmer Conditions Return to South Dakota.
  • April 15, 2016. Among this week's stories are: John Kay & Steppenwolf and Foghat Complete the SD State Fair Grandstand Line-Up; Mediation Services are Available for Farmers and Ranchers; and the First of the House Ag farm income hearings has an eye on the future.
  • April 8, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on the spring weather outlook for SD; the Governor's Agricultural Summit will be held June 1 & 2; and USDA launches its first-ever local foods survey.
  • April 2, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on the crucial training provided by the Wildland Fire Academy; the growing market for weed-free forage; and farmers are expected to plant more corn this year.
  • March 25, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Governor Names Dustin Oedekoven Interim Agriculture Secretary, an SD Ag Chat on how the Wildland Fire Academy Provides Training to Multiple Agencies; and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for US-Cuba Agriculture Sectors.
  • March 18, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat about National Ag Week, Dwight Yoakam and Black Hawk added to SD State Fair lineup and the Supreme Court vacancy won't likely affect ag cases.
  • March 14, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat with Former SD Ag Secretary Larry Gabriel on Science is Needed for GMO Acceptance, Celebrate National Ag Week and Drone Test Site Receives Approval for Precision Ag Testing.
  • March 4, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Funds Available for Specialty Crop Advancement, SD Leads the Nation in Growth in Q3 and Farm Income Woes Spur Credit Concerns.
  • Feb. 26, 2016. Among this week's stories are: Lucas Lentsch to Depart as Secretary of Agriculture, An SD Ag Chat on Invasive Species and USDA sees a drop in planting and prices in 2016.
  • Feb. 19, 2016. Among this week's stories are: An SD Ag Chat on the Veterinary Feed Directive, an SD Ag Chat on the fight against the mountain pine beetle, financing available for beginning farmers and crop insurance continues expansion while improper payment rate falls.
  • Feb. 11, 2016. Among this week's stories are: The 2016 Wildfire Awareness Month poster coloring contest is underway, National Invasive Species Awareness Week is Feb. 21-27 and Dips in farm sector profitability are expected into 2016.
  • Feb. 5, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SD's first wetland bank for agriculture is in the works, SDDA private applicator trainings continue and Cargill joins Wells Fargo and Deere in retreat from crop insurance.
  • Jan. 29, 2016. Among this week's stories are: SDDA Seeking Governor's Ag Ambassador Nominations, a SD Ag Chat on Rejuvenating the SD FFA Alumni Association andUSDA wants proposals for a market-based wetland protection system.
  • Jan. 21, 2016. Among this week's stories are: a Growing in Agriculture column on succession planning, an SD Ag Chat on FFA members learning leadership and Deputy Ag Secretary Krysta Harden is stepping down.
  • Jan. 14, 2016. Among this week's stories are: the SD State Fair announces this year's theme, an SD Ag Chat on SD farmers using more no-till and UAS registrations are due by February 19.
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