agriculture

Chamber’s farmer-appreciation gesture leads to viral social media post

“It was such a powerful day.” The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce touched a lot of farmers with a simple act of kindness yesterday. What happened next is reaching thousands.

4 months ago

After seeds of hope, farmers report trade-related worries

“Things aren’t necessarily dire, but we’re tightening our belts pretty significantly around the farm.” After hopes for an improved market this spring, here’s what’s worrying the ag community now.

1 year ago

Agriculture takes center stage at new First National Bank branch

It has many features you’d expect to find at a bank, but adds a focus on agriculture. We took a look at the ag lending landscape this spring as The First National Bank in Sioux Falls opens its newest branch.

1 year ago

General Mills taps South Dakota for huge organic farm

A 34,000-acre farm near Pierre will grow the wheat and other organic crops needed to make the Annie’s pasta product line for General Mills.

2 years ago

Projected to be a billion-dollar company, this Sioux Falls operations base has ‘a long, long way to grow’

Forbes says this is one of the nation’s next billion-dollar companies. Investors just backed it with $110 million. And its operations center is based in Sioux Falls.

2 years ago

Bankers form relationship through farming

Ag lenders and farmers often work together through the challenges a volatile industry can bring.

2 years ago

Generational farmer shares experience of taking over the business

At 29, Jon Nelson took over his family farm. Here, he shares his experience as the next generation to work the business.

2 years ago

National award-winner Broin on biotech’s ‘unlimited potential’

Poet founder, chairman and CEO Jeff Broin is now part of a short list of the biotech industry’s most innovative leaders.

2 years ago

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