Local

South Dakota Wheat Producers Talking About Possible Checkoff Change

South Dakota Wheat Producers Talking About Possible Checkoff Change

South Dakota wheat producers are discussing a possible change in the checkoff rate.  South Dakota Wheat Inc. Executive Director Kathy Osmond says the proposal would change the assessment so it takes into account the market value of wheat.

She says producers are encouraged to provide input on the proposal.  A survey was mailed to producers and can also be accessed online.

Osmond says the checkoff change is needed because the budget has been shrinking with declining wheat acres in the state.  The proposal will be discussed at the annual meeting on December 3 and 4 in Pierre.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Twins Top Gophers

Fresh
twinshammond

Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor could have made it easier on his former college team if his B squad wasn't so good.

in Local Sports

Vikings Deal Quarterback

Fresh
vikingscassel

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed with the Buffalo Bills to trade quarterback Matt Cassel next week for an undisclosed draft pick.

in Local Sports

Husker Losing Streak Continues

Fresh
BasketballClose

Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a badly needed win over Nebraska Wednesday, 69-57.

in Local Sports

GPAC Names Season Best

Fresh
gpac

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced year end honors for men's and women's basketball.

in Local Sports

Summit Stars To NCAA Event

Fresh
summit2

The NCAA has announced the participants that will compete in the 2015 NCAA men's and women's indoor track and field championships, including three Summit League athletes.