Rainfall in South Dakota Helps Drought-Plagued Producers
Rainfall over the past week helped out farmers and ranchers in drought-plagued South Dakota.
Wisconsin Officials Act to Help Northern Plains Drought
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is clearing the way for farmers in that state to help out their drought-stricken colleagues in the Northern Plains.
Officials Seek Trucking Help for Donated Drought-Relief Hay
Officials in North Dakota have arranged for tons of donated hay for drought-impacted ranchers in the Dakotas and Montana. Now they need truckers to haul it.
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott Suspended 6 Games in Domestic Violence Case
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio.
Overall Drought Conditions Improve in South Dakota over Week
Drought conditions have improved in South Dakota, though spotty rain over the past week led to improvements in some areas and worsening conditions in others.
North Dakota Ag Department Surveying for Dicamba Damage
The state Agriculture Department is asking North Dakota farmers to report any suspected crop damage caused by the herbicide dicamba.
Possibly Tainted Eggs Found in More Countries
Reports of possibly tainted eggs linked to the pesticide scandal in the Netherlands and Belgium are cropping up in several countries.
Farmers Urge Trump Administration to Avoid Salmon Protection Rules
A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly.
To Restore Our Soils, Feed the Microbes
Healthy soil teems with bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms that help store carbon and fend off plant diseases.
Brown County Soybean Crop Damage Being Investigated
Some Brown County farmers are complaining to the state that their soybean crops have been damaged by a drifting herbicide.