June 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The number of irrigation permits is soaring in South Dakota, due to a lingering drought and to lucrative market prices for crops such as corn, wheat and soybeans.
February 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic
A combination of drought, high commodity prices and highly priced farmland is driving a trend toward more irrigation in some areas of the state. Continue Reading
October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic
ABERDEEN (AP) Thirty years ago, dignitaries gathered in the northern South Dakota town of Selby to launch the largest rural water project in the nation and the first one funded primarily with federal funds.
August 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Dickinson and North Dakota officials celebrated the start of construction on a $30 million wastewater reclamation facility southeast of Dickinson on Wednesday, which is designed to serve a rapidly growing population. Continue Reading
April 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO North Dakota farmers won’t have to pay for water pumped from Lake Sakakawea to irrigate their fields, federal officials have decided. Continue Reading