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.

SD Soybean Farmers Attend Commodity Classic

South Dakota soybean farmers attending this year's Commodity Classic in Orlando took in educational sessions and a sold out trade show to learn about new technologies to improve their profitability on the farm. The Association also set policy that will be used to lobby for legislation on the state and federal level. Michelle Rook takes you there. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

Soybean Farmers Wait for Trade Deal With China

The U.S. and China have made progress in recent trade talks and soybean farmers are anxiously waiting for an end to the trade war with their top customer. Michelle Rook has details. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

Soybean Farmers Validating Sustainability for Consumers

Soybean farmers have used sustainable practices like no-till and cover crops in their operations for many years. However, now they're looking at ways to validate and document that for consumers. Michelle Rook has the details. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

USDA Reopening Good News for Farmers and Consumers

The government is back open and farmers hope it will stay operating so they can utilize critical services from USDA. However, its also important for consumers that rely on food and nutrition programs. Michelle Rook has more. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

FDA Recognizes High Oleic Soybean Oil as Heart Healthy

The Food and Drug Administration is recognizing high oleic soybean oil as heart healthy and will allow the claim to be included on food labels. This is great news for the food industry, soybean farmers and consumers. Michelle Rook reports. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News