South Dakota Ag Minute

The “South Dakota Ag Minute” Starts Now.

Reporter Michelle Rook has all of the angles on agriculture. These quick videos highlight a wide range of agricultural issues that impact every South Dakotan.

Drought to Impact SDSRPC Budget

This year's drought will trim soybean production in the state and that will impact the SD Soybean Research and Promotion Council budget. Michelle Rook has details. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Drought and Herbicide Injury Hit SD Soybean Crop.mp4

Widespread cupping in evident in soybean fields in South Dakota this year, However, it's not all dicamba injury as this year's drought is also to blame. Michelle Rook reports that consumers should not be concerned either. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

July Rains Welcome, but Soybean Yields Already Hurt

Rains in July in South Dakota were welcome, but farmers say the hot dry conditions in June already trimmed the top-end yield potential of the soybean crop. Michelle Rook provides an update. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Johnson Farms Tops in Conservation

Johnson Farms of Frankfort has long practiced conservation in their operation and has won many awards for their regenerative farming practices. Michelle Rook takes us to the farm to see their successful system. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Johnson Farms Host SD Soil Health Coalition Field Day

Johnson Farms near Frankfort hosted the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition Field Day to show the practices they're successfully using to improve soil health. Michelle Rook takes us there. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5