Flooding Resources for Farmers

- Tragedy has struck across South Dakota this past week with tornadoes, hail storms, high winds and flooding (due to record rainfall) have damaged farms, homes, cropland and much more. This is a tough time for so many in our state and region as inclement weather knows no boundaries. Blogging and other social media sort of […]

Thune steps up for SD on PP

- On Thursday, June 30, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency revised its prevented planting policy for farmers in parts of the prairie pothole region due to flooding. United States Senator John Thune of South Dakota led the charge for his home state as his request for a change in federal prevented […]

Disasters put life in perspective

- Water, water and water seem to be a troubled theme across the state of South Dakota and beyond. That water has severely delayed or canceled planting in a number of Midwestern states but it all gets put into perspective when the uncontrollable happens. From the consistent flooding in the Aberdeen area, excessive rainfall across all […]