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FIRED UP: Where farmers bring their harvest, then and now

The new South Dakota Wheat Growers facility in Andover, and a long-abandoned grain elevator in Crandall. Photos by Chris Laingen

Chris Laingen, an assistant professor of geography at Eastern Illinois University who is working on creating an updated delineation of the Corn Belt, was in South Dakota a few weeks ago and snapped these pictures on his tour. They give a bit of a perspective on how much agriculture has changed in the 123 years South Dakota has been a ... Read More »

Proposed change to tournament structure starts a debate on S.D. ‘March Madness’

Wayne Carney knew there would be controversy when the staff of the South Dakota High School Activities Association brought a proposal to its board to bring all volleyball, wrestling and basketball tournaments to the new, yet-to-be-named Sioux Falls events center, instead of spread among a half-dozen or so sites across the state. “It’s going to take a lot of thinking ... Read More »

Decision time for farmers: To CRP or not to CRP?

Last glimpse of CRP

The future of South Dakota's pheasant population is at a crossroads. Through April 6, agricultural producers and landowners can enroll eligible land into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) during a general sign-up period, and their decisions will affect pheasant populations in the region. Read More »

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