Four sisters from Bradley, South Dakota, ranging in age from 16 to 6, made a mark at the Watertown Winter Farm Show Feb. 11, when they had not one but two heifers competing for the supreme row female title.
But one Platte, South Dakota, teenager has a unique livestock FFA project. Harper Kirshe, a junior at Platte High School, raises alpacas.
Most people have a tendency to dislike bees. Abbie Chase is not like most people.
Two Harrisburg FFA members are sharpening their metalworking skills.
Today kicks of National FFA Week. A new chapter in South Dakota's largest city is giving kids a chance to dive into ag topics.
This Wisconsin family finds a friendly atmosphere at the Sioux Empire Livestock Show, and it keeps them coming back year after year.
A childhood dream to be a farmer might seem unreachable for a kid who didn't grow up on a farm, but Davis Behle just kept dreaming.
Justin Taubenheim, 31, sports far fewer gray hairs than your normal Nebraska farmer. The average age of a principal Nebraska farm or ranch operator: 56.4 years old, according to a 2017 United States Department of Agriculture census report.
Young people involved in agriculture are invited to attend a one-day conference at South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings, S.D., Jan. 21.
Applications for the Billie Sutton Leadership Institute's 2023 Sutton Leaders and Rural POWER programs opened Jan. 1.
No one cares if you come to meetings with windblown hair and manure on their pants, because they’ve all been there.
A new company is making custom rugs printed with satellite imagery of any farm.
Take a tour of fall agriculture. The most popular turkey, for example, is the broad-breasted white, commonly seen in Thanksgiving meals because of its ability to produce more breast and thigh meat.
It's Farm Safety Week, and this South Dakota family is hoping others can learn from an accident that took the life of their 7-year-old son.
Big Iron Auctions is hosting an online benefit auction for the South Dakota FFA Foundation, with items closing at 10:00a.m. on Wednesday, September 21st. The auction will include over 40 lots with a variety of items.
For 23-year-old Tabitha Demers of Hinton, Iowa, tractor pulling is in her blood.
Ticket sales for entertainment have been going well. With a diverse line-up from rap, hip hop, traditional Gospel, country and classic rock, Dwight Yokum has been the top selling entertainer with Vanilla Ice close behind.
Clay County Fair Queen Autumn Erdman plans to take the entire week off from school to fulfill her duties as queen handing out ribbons, attending concerts, participating in food contests, and other duties.
The Dakota Events Complex, or DEX for short, is under construction and is slated to be open in time for the 2023 state fair.
The four Staedtler sisters were very excited when they moved to Spencer, Iowa, in 2001 because it meant that they “got to live in the town of the Clay County Fair.”
Farmfest visitors were greeted by friendly animals made out of hay bales, creations of local 4-Hers.
"We are thankfully still watching our corn and other farmers’ corn grow tall."
While farmers are making progress in their hay fields, corn fields are making great progress of their own. With the good shots of rain we’ve gotten and the temperatures getting hotter, corn seems to be growing like a weed.
Ground Works/South Dakota Ag in the Classroom will host the first-ever South Dakota Education and Agriculture Conference at South Dakota State University on June 8-9, 2022.
The crop fields are starting to get busy once again.