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.

Farm to Fork Dinners Changing Consumer Ideas About Farming

In it's third year the Hungry for Truth campaign and Farm to Fork Dinners are having a positive impact on consumers. Michelle Rook was at the event and looks at how it is changing their perceptions on food and farming. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News air date 6-22-18

Farmers and Consumers Connect at Farm to Fork

Farmers and consumers shared a meal and a conversation about farming and food production at the Hungry for Truth Farm to Fork Dinner. Michelle Rook listens in on the discussion. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News air date 6-19-18

June Dairy Month Showcases SD Dairy Growth

The dairy industry continues to grow in South Dakota, but it is being done in a responsible manner. Consumers are getting to see that for themselves at June Dairy Month Open Houses. Michelle Rook takes us to MoDak Dairy in Goodwin for the tour. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News air date 6-12-18

Trade War Brewing with Key Trading Partners Hurts SD Farmers

Key trading partners such as Canada, Mexico and the EU have announced retaliatory tariffs against U.S. ag products in reaction to metal tariffs imposed by the U.S. Pork producers were on Mexico's list, but that also hurts soybean producers. Michelle Rook looks at the impact of the brewing trade war. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News air date 6-7-18

Economic Impact of SD Dairy Industry Highlighted at Dairy Fest

The dairy industry has a $2.7 billion annual economic impact in South Dakota and consumers got to see that first-hand at this year's Dairy Fest in Brookings. Michelle Rook was there to catch all the action. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News air date 6-5-18