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Brad Greenway is ready for life to slow down a bit. For the past year, the former National Pork Board's America's Pig Farmer of the Year has been traveling across the United States, speaking to various groups about the pork industry. In total, he's been away from his Mitchell farm for approximately 40 of the past 365 days. And while that may not seem to be overly significant, that's a lot of time away for Greenway, he said. But every day — including his first as the Pig Farmer of the Year — has proven to be busy.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., — To many, Jeff Broin has changed the world. Thirty years into a career in biofuels, Broin has built POET from a one-plant operation that started in Scotland, S.D., to today's 28 plants that produce more than 1.75 billion gallons of ethanol annually, making POET the largest producer of biofuels in the world.
MITCHELL, S.D. — A major blow to income has hit South Dakota farmers for the second year in a row, fresh data shows.
BONESTEEL, S.D. — Let the fire burn. A mass of cedar trees along South Dakota's largest body of water has diminished grazing land for animals, which has caused a local organization to dub the area a "cedar glacier" and prompt area fire departments to ditch traditional practices.
The Rock Creek Livestock bull sale is an annual, one-day event, but preparation for the Mitchell, S.D., operation's sale spans nearly two years. On Feb. 23, Kevin Geppert, head of...
Precision farming is good for habitat conservation. That's what a panel of four experts said Saturday during the annual Pheasants Forever State Meeting held in Mitchell. During the meeting, the...