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FHB Update from SD, 07/17/19

FHB Update from SD, 07/17/19

Spring wheat is mostly done flowering but for some of the fields that were planted late and are yet to reach flowering, these are still at risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB/Scab) to develop. The FHB prediction tool is showing moderate to high risk for FHB to

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Prevented Planting Cover Crop Relief – 06/20/2019

Prevented Planting Cover Crop Relief – 06/20/2019

From the USDA BULLETIN NO.: MGR-19-015 TO: All Approved Insurance Providers All Risk Management Agency Field Offices All Other Interested Parties FROM: Martin R. Barbre /s/ Martin R. Barbre Administrator SUBJECT: Prevented Planting Cover Crop Relief BACKGROUND: Historical flooding and excessive rainfall throughout much of the country will

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FHB Update from SD, 06/24/19

FHB Update from SD, 06/24/19

  Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) predicted risk is increasing for some locations in the northeast, southeast, and along Missouri River in SD. The risk is likely to increase especially for spring wheat, which is just starting to head. For locations found in the yellow and

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SD Mesonet, SD Wheat partner to Bring Weather Station to West River Research Farm, Sturgis

SD Mesonet, SD Wheat partner to Bring Weather Station to West River Research Farm, Sturgis

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The South Dakota Mesonet has installed a new weather station at the West River Research Farm near Sturgis with the support of the South Dakota Wheat Commission. The South Dakota Mesonet is a statewide network of 29 sponsor-supported weather stations operated by South Dakota

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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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