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USDA – Red Meat Production Up In South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says red meat production in South Dakota is up 11 percent compared to a year ago.

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Sale Sets Agricultural Land Price Record in Spink

ABERDEEN - Spink County has set a new agricultural land price record as two tracts of cropland near Mellette sold for $8,200 per acre.

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Historic Drought Cripples Ranches And Farms In American West
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South Dakota Farmers, Ranchers Dealing with Hay Shortage

YANKTON - South Dakota farmers and ranchers are searching for solutions to deal with the hay shortage.

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Sioux Falls Company Wants to Spread Hog Plant Waste in Fields

SIOUX FALLS - A Minnesota company is looking to spread up to 19,000 tons a year of byproduct from the John Morrell hog processing plant in Sioux Falls in farm fields around South Dakota.

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The USDA says South Dakota had fewer, but larger farms in 2012 than in 2011.
The USDA says South Dakota had fewer, but larger farms in 2012 than in 2011.

Fewer Farmers, Larger Farms

I'm guessing you've heard by now that South Dakota had fewer farms in  2012 than in 2011, and the average farm size grew during that time. I'm sure this news didn't surprise anyone.

By the numbers,  the USDA says South Dakota had 31,000 farms in 2012, 300 fewer than in 2011

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Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

USDA Says Number of Farms in South Dakota Decreases

SIOUX FALLS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of farms in North Dakota and South Dakota decreased in 2012 but the average size of each farm increased.

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Cattle graze at sunset on drought-ravaged grassland
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Study Documents Conversion of Grassland to Crops

SIOUX FALLS - A new study documents a loss of 1.3 million acres of grassland over a five-year period in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa.

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Delegates Pick President, VP of SD Farmers Union

WATERTOWN - Farmers from the Conde and Lake Preston areas have been elected to lead the South Dakota Farmers Union.

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South Dakota Looking to Add More Dairy Cows

SIOUX FALLS - Gov. Dennis Daugaard and state agriculture officials are traveling to the World Ag Expo in California this week with the goal of doubling the state's current herd of about 92,000 dairy cows.

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South Dakota Sheep, Lamb Production Down Over the Year

SIOUX FALLS - The federal Agriculture Department says in a new report that the state's sheep and lamb inventory on Jan. 1 totaled 275,000 animals, down 10,000 from the previous year.

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