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Eli Wipf, the dairy and beef production manager since September 2012 at the Spink Colony near Frankfort, S.D., says the herd since March 2013 has been shifting toward a three-way cross including Holstein, Scandinavian red and Montbeliarde dairy cattle. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Spink Colony in SD works to double milk returns by making cheese
8 hours 19 min ago
MoDak Dairy at Goodwin, S.D., is one of many South Dakota operations opening their doors to the public for June Dairy Month. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
SD dairy industry continues to grow, add economic value
9 hours 14 min ago
June 13, 2018
Bipartisan Senate farm bill gains momentum with 20-1 committee vote
June 13, 2018 - 6:34pm
June 11, 2018
Gale Filipek was planting some of the last of the soybeans on the Francis Hass farm near Raymond, S.D., (west of Watertown) on June 1, just before the farm picked up nine-tenths of an inch of rain. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Northeast SD farmers race to seed soybeans
June 11, 2018 - 6:31am
June 8, 2018
U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.  Submitted photo
Senate unveils farm bill, hopes for quick approval
June 8, 2018 - 7:45pm
June 6, 2018
Sioux Falls Christian's Kate Wynja, left, and teammate Lauren Tims pose with the South Dakota state Class A runner-up team trophy. Special to Forum News Service
SD high school golfer lauded for honesty after heartbreaking decision
June 6, 2018 - 5:38pm
June 1, 2018
Younger farmers are especially vulnerable when interest rates rise because they tend to not have as much land in their own names, so they have less to offer the bank as collateral.  Photo for The Washington Post by Kristina Barker
The latest blow to struggling family farms: rising interest rates
June 1, 2018 - 12:36pm
May 29, 2018
The best way to survive lung cancer: Get a screening
May 29, 2018 - 5:08pm
Dr. Jonathan Bleeker  Submitted photo
New treatment boosts lung cancer survivability
May 29, 2018 - 5:05pm
May 24, 2018
The Avenue of Flags leading up to Mount Rushmore will be revamped in a major renovation project at the park that will start this fall.  Photo courtesy of National Park Service
Mount Rushmore to undergo facelift, but not the faces themselves
May 24, 2018 - 7:18pm
May 4, 2018
Rare horse disease cases, connected to rodeos, reported in Dakotas
May 4, 2018 - 4:08pm
April 25, 2018
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
April 25, 2018 - 1:25pm
April 22, 2018
Farm bill delays, ethanol waivers worry SD Sen. Rounds
April 22, 2018 - 6:28am
April 17, 2018
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
April 17, 2018 - 11:07pm
April 13, 2018
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Movie to premiere about Sunday morning regional TV staple who's still preaching at almost 97
April 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
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