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.

High Prices High Inputs at Planting

Planting is in full swing in South Dakota and this season farmers are seeing historically high grain prices but also dealing with historically high input costs. Michelle Rook heads to the field for the story. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Recent Rains Improve Planting Prospects

Recent precipitation in South Dakota has improved the planting outlook for farmers like Jeff Thompson who were hit by drought in 2021. However, he tells Michelle Rook more rain will still be needed to achieve even average yields this year. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Scotts Optimistic about 2022 Planting Season

The planting season has been slow in many parts of the region this spring. However, Kevin and Jordan Scott are making progress in the field and are excited about the upcoming season. Michelle Rook tells us why. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Farmers See High Prices High Inputs at Planting

The 2022 planting season is underway and farmers are facing ally high grain prices but also record high input costs. Michelle Rook looks at how this is impacting South Dakota farmers. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Drought Concerns Linger in South Dakota

Despite some recent rains farmers in areas in South Dakota hit by drought in 2021 are concerned about a repeat in the new growing season. Michelle Rook talked to farmers in some of the toughest areas. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News ata 5