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New herbicide-resistant crops may affect neighbors

The view from the Johnson Farms farmyard. Photo by Becky Froehlich

Advocates of the new technology say the new crops provide a vital weapon in the war against weed resistance to glyphosate, which is becoming a stubborn and costly problem for farmers across the country. Unfortunately, stubborn weeds aren’t the only thing that 2,4-D kills, and gardeners, vineyard owners and even other farmers of commodities who don’t switch to the new technology could be affected if the 2,4-D drifts onto their fields. Read More »

That roaming RV might have a South Dakota address

Some people traveling the country in recreational vehicles have a South Dakota mailing address.

The recreational vehicle lifestyle—traveling the country and taking your homes with you—has some appealing advantages for retirees, but also one significant problem: How do you get your mail? That’s where South Dakota Mail Forwarding aims to help. The Chamberlain business receives and forwards mail for its clients and can also help those without a permanent home establish residency in South Dakota. Read More »

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