South Dakota Crop Report

South Dakota Crop Report

Federal agriculture officials say timely rain, additional acres planted and improved seed hybrids helped salvage South Dakota harvest this year, despite the worst drought conditions in five years. U.S. Department of Agriculture December projections put the...
Valentine NWR Trapping Season

Valentine NWR Trapping Season

Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced that designated areas of Valentine National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) and Yellowthroat Wildlife Management Area in northcentral Nebraska will be open for trapping this winter. The trapping season will start...
Valentine NWR News

Valentine NWR News

In preparation for a rotenone treatment in 2018, length limits on largemouth bass and northern pike at Pelican Lake will be rescinded Dec. 1 through Aug. 1, 2018. This action begins the second phase of the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge Aquatic Habitat Project....
FFA National Convention Wrap Up

FFA National Convention Wrap Up

The 90th National FFA Convention took place in Indianapolis this past week. James Battershaw and Cade Adamson received 6th out of the 12 National Finalists with their agriscience fair project in the Power, Structural, and Technical Systems category.  21 students from...
Fireworks Display on Veteran’s Day

Fireworks Display on Veteran’s Day

The Valentine Lions Club will be honoring veterans and the USA on Saturday, November 11th, Veteran’s Day, at the Cherry County Fairgrounds in Valentine. There will be music, a three gun raffle, silent auction and a chili feed going from 5 pm – 7 pm. The...
USDA Targeted Farm Loans

USDA Targeted Farm Loans

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Mike Eller reminds producers FSA offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants, as well as beginning farmers...