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.

Infrastructure Package Critical for Agriculture

The Biden Administration has released details of a $2.25 trillion infrastructure package. It includes $621 billion for repair and construction of roads, bridges, rail and inland waterways. Michelle Rook looks at why this is so important to agriculture. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

Higher Fertilizer Prices Hit Farmers

Fertilizer prices have risen 25% to 30% since last fall due to increased demand and that will cut into farmers profits for 2021 or force them to cut fertilizer use which hurts yields. Michelle Rook explains. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5.

Farmers Push Yield at SOY 100

Farmers got insight from the experts on how to push soybean yields past the 100-bushel mark at this year's SOY 100. Michelle Rook looks at why higher production is welcomed by producers but is also positive for consumers. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

National Ag Week Celebrates Farmer Productivity and Sustainability

National Ag Week is March 21-27 and its a time we celebrate the work farmers do to provide an affordable and reliable food supply in a sustainable manner. Michelle Rook has more. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5

U.S. Ag Secretary Says Agriculture is Answer to Climate Change

U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says agriculture is well positioned to be the answer to climate change and increase farmer profitability at the same time. Michelle Rook has the details. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-Land News at 5