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FHB Update from SD, 06/15/2018

FHB Update from SD, 06/15/2018

The risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab in winter wheat remains low throughout South Dakota. This is because of the dry weather conditions we are currently experiencing. A big portion of northeast part of the state is either abnormally dry or up to D2 (severe

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2016 Annual Bake & Take Day

The South Dakota Wheat Commission annual “Bake and Take Day,” occurring this year on March 26, invites home bakers of all ages to slow down, relax and embrace community spirit by baking home-made goodies and sharing them with friends, neighbors or folks who may not be able

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Wheat Organizations Support Congressional Call for Comprehensive Market Access in TPP

Wheat Organizations Support Congressional Call for Comprehensive Market Access in TPP

ARLINGTON, Virginia — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are very pleased that 140 members of Congress urged President Barack Obama this week to pursue a high standard, 21st Century Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. In a letter to the President, a

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Thune Submits Comments on South Dakota Rail Service Concerns for Fargo STB Hearing

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, submitted the following comments to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) for its public hearing in Fargo, North Dakota this morning focused on the region’s rail service issues that continue to negatively

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Back to Breakfast – Breakfast on the Run

If your household is like most in America, mornings are a busy time. You’re on the way to work, kids on the way to school, pets have to be fed, plans made for the day. It’s busy enough on standard mornings, but throw in a little hiccup

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Record Rail Freight Costs Behind Increasing Basis Levels

Regular readers of the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Price Report have clearly seen “basis” levels increase sharply for wheat originating in the northern plains over the past year. For reference, basis is the difference between the relevant futures price and the price quoted at a specific time

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Barges May Sail Down Mississippi by Weekend

Federal officials hope a massive effort to remove silt and sand deposits from the bed of the Mississippi River in Minnesota will have cleared a path for hundreds of tied-up barges carrying millions of dollars in cargo to resume their trips downstream over the weekend. Commercial barge

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Grain storage space a problem in parts of South Dakota; large harvest, rail backlog blamed

ABERDEEN, South Dakota — Rail congestion and large bounties of crops have some worried about grain storage space as South Dakota’s harvest gets underway. Rail cars are in short supply in the northern Plains, and many officials and farmers blame that on increased crude oil and freight

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