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Why an accused Russian agent visited a public school, university and s

a public university in Vermillion, South Dakota. The next month she spoke to about 20 business-minded students at a public high school in Sioux Falls. And that summer, she talked to a crowd of teenage... More Info...

USD Women To Host Iowa State In 2018-19 Season

VERMILLION — South Dakota women’s basketball and Iowa State will tip-off on Jim and Colette Abbott Court inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Nov. 28 USD head coach Dawn Plitzuweit announced Thu... More Info...

USD Football Set To Play Missouri In 2022

VERMILLION, S.D. - VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota football will take on the Missouri Tigers on Sept. 3, 2022, at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri, USD head coach Bob Nielson announced Wednesday. It w... More Info...

SD candidate under fire for hosting possible Russian agent in 2015

Kristi Noem, who is running for governor. Besides speaking at the Teen Age Republicans camp, Butina also spoke at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion and at the Career and Technical Education ... More Info...

Russian charged with conspiracy has ties to South Dakota

VERMILLION, S.D. -- A woman who delivered a speech to University of South Dakota students and registered a corporation with a South Dakota man is the latest Russian national to be charged with meddlin... More Info...

USD’s Jessen Named Summit League Scholar-Athlete Of Year

VERMILLION — South Dakota standout volleyball player Brittany Jessen has been selected the 2017-18 Summit League Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year as voted on by the league’s faculty athletic represe... More Info...

Who is the South Dakota man linked to alleged Russian agent Maria Buti

More:Hundreds of social media posts connect Maria Butina to South Dakota More: Grand jury indicts Russian accused of infiltrating US political organizations, expands on charges against her And this we... More Info...

South Dakota football facility renovation begins this summer

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Work will begin this summer on the new outdoor practice area for the University of South Dakota's football team. The Coyotes may be able to use the new outdoor fields later thi... More Info...

Why an accused Russian agent visited an American university and South

And that summer, she talked to a crowd of teenagers at a politically oriented summer camp organized by South Dakota Republicans. The incidents were documented in bits and pieces at the time — on a uni... More Info...

South Dakota, Missouri to meet in 2022

VERMILLION, S.D. | South Dakota’s football team will take on the Missouri Tigers on Sept. 3, 2022 at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo., announced USD head coach Bob Nielson on Wednesday. It will be the fi... More Info...

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Weekend Update (Grains & Livestock 7.22.18)

What to look for in the coming week's market. More Info...

Tiny Tools

Big tools can be impressive, but tiny tools can save the day. More Info...

Seed Consolidation's Big Finale

All the talk about mergers, acquisitions and divestments is finally close to reality   More Info...

Karl Setzer joins Chip Flory on Friday’s AgriTalk After the Bell.

Karl Setzer joins Chip Flory on Friday’s AgriTalk After the Bell. More Info...

According to one analyst, corn is being undervalued and things could s

According to one analyst, corn is being undervalued and things could shift by the end of the summer. More Info...

Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is partner

Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is partnering with UniPro Foodservice, Inc. to introduce Versa Premier High Oleic Soybean Frying Oil. More Info...

Even a dead cat will bounce if it falls far enough and fast enough. Fo

Even a dead cat will bounce if it falls far enough and fast enough. Following a month-long decline, both corn and soybean prices rallied from their lows to end the week. More Info...

Back in Black

After a week with most of our table in red, it is kind of refreshing to be back in black for most of the ag commodities this week. These aren’t paltry gains, either, with some 4% plusses in there. Some of this should be attributed to garden variety profit taking after major declines. The broader mar [...] More Info...

In 1996, Roundup Ready soybeans revolutionized the way you could farm.

In 1996, Roundup Ready soybeans revolutionized the way you could farm. Weed issues became virtually non-existent, herbicide programs were cheaper and yields soared. But all good things come to an end. More Info...

The expansion phase of the current cattle cycle appears near an end, a

The expansion phase of the current cattle cycle appears near an end, according to USDA's July 1 cattle inventory report. More Info...

Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, caused severe

Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, caused severe damage in the distribution area. Reports say the processing area is operational, but the plant remains closed until damage estimates are finalized. More Info...

USDA's July 2018 cattle on feed estimate was the largest July 1 invent

USDA's July 2018 cattle on feed estimate was the largest July 1 inventory since the series began in 1996. More Info...

Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory Reports

Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory Reports More Info...

Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer; Michelle Jones, president of

Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer; Michelle Jones, president of the Montana Grain Growers Association; and Iowa farmer Tom Burrack join the Friday Free For All. More Info...

This week, Republicans in the House of Representatives released a new

This week, Republicans in the House of Representatives released a new immigration bill to benefit agriculture. More Info...

Damaging a pasteurization control, lightning strike could cause farm t

Damaging a pasteurization control, lightning strike could cause farm to dump 2,000 gallons of milk. More Info...

Meat is killing people and the planet.’ You’re conditioned to such

Meat is killing people and the planet.’ You’re conditioned to such rhetoric from diehard activists. But repeating a bunch of talking points is not what’s expected from a trained scientist. More Info...

The Substation Fire in Oregon quickly turned those hopes into fear, as

The Substation Fire in Oregon quickly turned those hopes into fear, as the flames threatened wheat, livestock and homes in its way. It’s a fire that’s already destroyed homes and burned 80 square miles of wheat. More Info...

PIC introduces a new Duroc line, the PIC800.

PIC introduces a new Duroc line, the PIC800. More Info...

Coaching your employees requires you to be a quick thinker—here's th

Coaching your employees requires you to be a quick thinker—here's the resources you need to be prepared. More Info...

AG TIME Big Changes by John Walsh

The soy traded both sides yesterday.Long story short, near term potential to rally, long term rallies are selling opportunities.The Corn is starting to bottom. I remain friendly. More Info...

While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start

While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start out looking to policy work, she understands the importance of being able to communicate to various groups of people. Here's what she's learned. More Info...

Traders Look to Technicals for Next Direction

Traders Look to Technicals for Next Direction More Info...

Shares in Farmland Partners fell nearly 40% on July 11, after a report

Shares in Farmland Partners fell nearly 40% on July 11, after a report was posted to SeekingAlpha.com. More Info...

The company says there is damage to multiple facilities.

The company says there is damage to multiple facilities. More Info...

Can Corn Extend the Bounce off Lows?

After 4 days higher in a row December corn is now challenging the 20-day moving average for the first time since closing below it on May 29th. Corn also has not seen 4 consecutive higher days since late May. The market may be... More Info...

This week at a congressional hearing, some of them shared concerns abo

This week at a congressional hearing, some of them shared concerns about the president’s trade tactics including the possibility for shrinking export markets, rising costs and bankers making lending more difficult. More Info...

Livestock Roundup (7.19.18)

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Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through

Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what was expected to be one of the most bountiful harvests in years. More Info...

Dave Durchholz, senior market analyst for AgriVisor, digests the marke

Dave Durchholz, senior market analyst for AgriVisor, digests the markets with ATB host Chip Flory. More Info...

These should be jubilant times across the sprawling soybean fields of

These should be jubilant times across the sprawling soybean fields of Brazil with the China-U.S. trade war pushing buyers to search the globe for alternatives to American soy, But that may not be the case. More Info...

Seed selection is one of the most important decisions you make each ye

Seed selection is one of the most important decisions you make each year as it influences numerous other factors. More Info...

Chef’d, one of the first meal kit companies on the market, halted pr

Chef’d, one of the first meal kit companies on the market, halted production this week, citing problems with funding. More than 350 employees were laid off Monday at distribution warehouses in New York and California. More Info...

Weekly 2 Minute Drill (7.19.18)

Oliver Sloup breaks down the ag markets in his weekly "2 Minute Drill" More Info...

History of Agricultural Extension

Agricultural extension has been an essential component in helping farmers acquire knowledge of new technology and practices. While governments have been providing information for farmers for several millennia, the U.S. combined system of land grant universities, agricultural experiment stations, an [...] More Info...

Mortgage, Groupon and card debt: how the bottom half bolsters U.S. eco

By almost every measure, the U.S. economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom continues in large part by the poorer half of Americans fleecing their savings and piling up debt.
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Asian stocks ease, dollar near two-week lows on Trump comments

Asian shares dipped on Monday on fears of more protectionist measures from the United States while the dollar declined against major currencies after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve's tightening policy.
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Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian polic

Fourteen people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in Canada's biggest city said on Sunday, with one person killed and the gunman also dead.
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Mexican leftist appeals to 'anti-establishment' Trump, seeks NAFTA dea

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent U.S. President Donald Trump a letter urging a swift end to NAFTA negotiations and suggesting the leaders could work well together due to their shared anti-establishment style, Mexican officials said on Sunday.
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Exclusive: Accused Russian agent Butina met with U.S. Treasury, Fed of

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina had wider high-level contacts in Washington than previously known, taking part in 2015 meetings between a visiting Russian official and two senior officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve and Treasury Department.
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Syrian 'White Helmets' flee to Jordan with Israeli, Western help

Hundreds of Syrian "White Helmet" rescue workers and their families fled advancing government forces and slipped over the border into Jordan overnight with the help of Israeli soldiers and Western powers, officials said.
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Senators push sanctions to send Putin election meddling warning

A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States must move promptly to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections.
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White House to showcase U.S. products as trade battles loom

U.S. President Donald Trump will showcase American-made products ranging from beef jerky and cowboy boots to the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jet on Monday, as his administration wages trade battles on a series of fronts.
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Trump says his campaign was spied upon illegally, offers no evidence

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that documents released by the FBI relating to a former adviser's ties to Russia showed that his campaign for the 2016 presidential election had been illegally spied upon by U.S. law enforcement, but offered no evidence to support his assertion.
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Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years.
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Deadly Missouri duck boat to be raised, most survivors leave hospital

The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years.
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Police name murder suspect in Los Angeles store hostage standoff

Los Angeles police named a 28-year-old man on Sunday as the suspect who took hostages and barricaded himself for three hours inside a Trader Joe's grocery store in which he fatally shot a woman.
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Fast-spreading California wildfire nears Yosemite park

A raging California mountain blaze that has already killed one firefighter grew over the weekend and bore down on Yosemite National Park, prompting the closure of some smoke-choked campgrounds and roads at the popular tourist destination.
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Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff

Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's grocery store on Saturday, ending a three-hour standoff during which he fatally shot a woman, authorities said.
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'Keep us in prayer' says woman who lost nine in Missouri boat tragedy

A woman whose nine family members were among the 17 people killed when a tourist duck boat capsized in a storm on a Missouri lake said on Saturday she is not sure if there is any way to recover from such a loss.
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Houston police hunt clues in killing of Bush doctor by bicyclist

Houston police are studying surveillance video and following up on tips in the killing of a cardiologist who once treated former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and was fatally shot while riding a bicycle in the city's medical center, authorities said on Saturday.
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Gunman in fatal Florida shooting avoids charge due to state law

A man will not be charged after fatally shooting another man in front of his girlfriend and son at a Florida convenience store during an argument over a handicapped parking spot, because of the state's Stand Your Ground law, according to authorities.
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Missouri boat accident kills 17, including nine from one family

Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies in years.
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Judge praises U.S. efforts in reuniting migrant families

A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.
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Ohio governor commutes death sentence after ex-juror sought reprieve

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday commuted the death sentence of a convicted double murderer after a former juror in the man's trial asked he not be put to death because the panel was not given key information during sentencing about his troubled childhood.
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