USDA Reminder to Review Crop Protection

USDA Reminder to Review Crop Protection

Valentine, Neb., February, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Kay Hand reminds producers to review available USDA crop risk protection options, including Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)...
Commissioners Vote Down Changes to Wind Regs

Commissioners Vote Down Changes to Wind Regs

Over 150 people attended a public hearing Wednesday held by the Cherry County Commissioners to discuss proposed changes to zoning regulations concerning commercial wind energy facilities in the County. The county planning and zoning board had recommended 7 changes to...
Feb 7th, New Date for Wind Public Hearing

Feb 7th, New Date for Wind Public Hearing

The Cherry County Commissioners met Wednesday afternoon in the Cherry County Courtroom to set a new public hearing date to consider proposed changes to the county zoning regulations concerning commercial wind farms. The new date for the public hearing was set for...
FSA Election Results

FSA Election Results

Valentine Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director CED Kay Hand announced that County Committee elections are over and the ballots have been counted. Luke Moser of Valentine was elected to represent local...
Update on Public Hearing January 17th

Update on Public Hearing January 17th

The public hearing to consider recommendations from Cherry County Planning Commission to amend wind energy related zoning regulations will most likely be rescheduled to give proper notice to municipalities. The meeting this Wednesday will still convene, however, no...
South Dakota Crop Report

South Dakota Crop Report

Drought in 2017 impacted the production of most crops in South Dakota. The latest report from the Agriculture Department shows soybean production in the state down 6 percent from the previous year, oil sunflowers down 8 percent, corn down 11 percent, safflower down 22...