SD Crop Report

SD Crop Report

Corn and soybean planting has begun in South Dakota while small grain planting continues. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says near normal temperatures returned to South Dakota during the week ending Sunday, while rain fell across the entire state, with some...
South Dakota Crop Report

South Dakota Crop Report

Spring planting has progressed in South Dakota over the past week, despite snow, sleet and freezing rain in some areas. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says planting of spring wheat and oats in the state is about halfway done. Barley...
Nebraska Farmland Value Declines

Nebraska Farmland Value Declines

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A land-market report by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows a 10 percent decline in the state’s average farmland value over the past year. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the survey appeared in the Wednesday edition of Cornhusker...
Niobrara Valley Preserve to Host National Fire Event

Niobrara Valley Preserve to Host National Fire Event

Fire professionals from all over the U.S. will call The Nature Conservancy’s Niobrara Valley Preserve home as they learn and burn at the eighth annual fire training exchange from March 18th through April 2nd. The exchange was designed to meet the training needs of...
Spring-Seeded Crop Deadline is March 15

Spring-Seeded Crop Deadline is March 15

Valentine USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Kay Hand reminds producers to review available USDA crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage, before the spring-seeded crop...