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May Agvocates

5/31/2018 - Thank You May Advocates! We finally got to enjoy some nice spring weather in May; but that meant the race was on to get into the fields and pastures. May Advocates participated in the Rapid City Beef Crawl where they interacted with local consumers for some one-on-one conversations about the indu... Read More

A Passion for Beef and the People Who Raise It

5/30/2018 - Guest Blog written by Shelby Bartling   I’m Shelby Bartling and I live near Gregory, SD with my husband, Justin. My days are spent working with farmers and ranchers in the area as a Feed Consultant for Country Pride Cooperative. I grew up on my family’s farm near Toronto, SD with my parents... Read More

Adam Mohrhauser Interview

5/21/2018 - Adam Mohrhauser is an Adopted Farmer and shares his farm’s story with local schools in Humboldt and Mitchell. In this segment for KELO “It’s Your Agribusiness” Adam talks about his experiences with the Adopt A Farmer program and gives an update of #Plant2018. Great job Adam!  Click here to... Read More

Farmer's Daughter Guest Blog: Katie Schoenfelder

5/21/2018 - Hello All!   My name is Katie Schoenfelder and I am excited to announce that I am the 2018 summer intern at Ag United for South Dakota!  I just completed my sophomore year at South Dakota State University where I am majoring in agricultural communications with minors in marketing and graphic de... Read More

Spink Colony Showcases Newly Opened Käsemeister Creamery

5/16/2018 - SPINK COLONY SHOWCASES NEWLY OPENED KASEMEISTER CREAMERY Spink Colony near Frankfort invites public to open house on June 1    FRANKFORT, SD: Spink Colony is celebrating the opening of Käsemeister Creamery with an Open House on June 1st from 11am – 4pm, at 18206 Spink Lane, Frankfort, Sout... Read More

Celebrate May with Beef and Eggs

5/16/2018 - Every May we celebrate two of our favorite products that are grown in South Dakota, beef and eggs! Eggs are a great way to start your day, and steak is always the best end. In South Dakota, we have farm families that are committed to ensuring these products are safe, delicious, and nutritious.  ... Read More

Rural Dictionary: Grain Fed vs. Grass Fed Beef

5/3/2018 - Grain fed beef (noun) – Beef from cattle that have been fed a diet that includes grains, such as corn or soybeans. This term specifically refers to how cattle are fed in the last stages of life, as all cattle are born in pastures and stay there with their mother until weaning. These cattle are t... Read More

Kelly Brandlee: Helping Farmers Share Their Story

5/1/2018 - Farmer's Daughter Guest Blog Post written by Kelly Brandlee   Kelly and her husband Clint. I grew up on my family’s farm near Salem, SD where we raised cattle, corn and soybeans. We also had horses that were used not just for 4-H and fun activities, but also to check cattle. ... Read More