STAFF BLOG STORM TRACKER 16 Hours of White
It was 30 years ago today that area residents woke up to the aftermath of one of the worst blizzards in modern history. February 4, 1984 started off mild and sunny. Although there was a Travelers Advi... Posted on 2/5/14 at 6:55 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Cattle losses: a sports analogy
I talked with an area cattle official recently. He doesn't work in the western Dakotas, but he's concerned about challenges facing cattle producers there after the devastating October blizzard.
What ... Posted on 10/31/13 at 11:57 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS A Blizzard; in five acts
Act I The First Storm
I remember a book from when I was very young. Its title was
the Day After the Bomb and was in reference to the possibility
of nuclear war between the USA and the USSR. The book ... Posted on 1/7/11 at 5:08 AM
The loss of known genetics and performance in cattle herds in areas of western South Dakota hit by the winter storm Atlas in October is a big issue, says Ken Olson, South Dakota State University Extension associate professor and beef specialist.
When winter storm Atlas hit her family’s north Rapid City, S.D., ranch killing cattle and the 5-year-old mare she had trained since she was a colt, Amanda Kammerer wasn’t home to help. The animal science major and South Dakota State University student was on campus in Brookings feeling quite helpless.
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