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.

Trade War Impacts ElevatorsToo....

Farmers have received most of the attention with the on-going trade war, but it negatively impacts other sectors of agriculture including elevators. Michelle Rook headed to the country to find out how one elevator is coping and what that also means for main street. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

New NAFTA Deal Benefits Farmers and Economy

The new NAFTA agreement or USMCA is welcomed by U.S. farmers. It will keep tariffs at zero for ag goods exported between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Michelle Rook looks at how this will benefit U.S. farmers and the economy. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

Farmers to Store More Soybeans This Fall

South Dakota farmers will be storing more of their soybean crop this fall, due to the low prices and the unresolved trade war with China. Michelle Rook looks at what that means for farmers and the state's economy. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News

Weather Delays SD Soybean Harvest

Heavy rains and even snow this fall have substantially delayed the soybean harvest in South Dakota. Michelle Rook talks to farmers about how that could mean yield and quality losses to the crop. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5 pm News

SDSU Breaks Ground on Precision Ag Center

SDSU held the ground breaking for the $46 million Raven Precision Ag Center. Michelle Rook looks at how the facility will make South Dakota a national leader and benefit students, farmers and consumers in the state. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News