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Explaining SD Growth in Agriculture - It's YOUR Agri-Business

by Mark Brown

Fittingly -- a big growth announcement about South Dakota moving up in the ranks of economic growth in the country --and Ag and Health get the headlines.

Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch joins us to sort out why --and volatility of Agriculture as well.

Lentsch will host a summit in the Hills next week --- and Red Power ---International Harvester celebrates a 25th anniversary with 15,000 expected in Huron.

Plains Commerce reports hot cattle sales in Mitchell. We'll look at the numbers and trending in the Mitchell area.

The Starks and Howalt McDowell---sponsors of IGROW.org are traveling and we'll get their take on coverage -- the moisture---and agriculture in South Dakota.

Rock Nelson--International Marketing Director for Sioux Falls brings Sioux Steel to the mike today as we discuss another South Dakota/Sioux Falls influence on world markets. Scott Rysdon joins us.

Scott Varilek--Kooima Kamingk in Sioux Center has a preview of the markets---his commodity report will be heard at 11:30 on Kelo 1320/107.9 and on the world wide web.

Brian Minish--Dakota Power Community Wind project explains the opportunities for investors in the wind industry. The first meeting is today in Beresford--tomorrow in Canton and Sioux Falls with other meetings in Huron, Mitchell, Yankton, Lennox, Brookings, Madison, Aberdeen, Watertown and Rapid City. More information go to dpcwind.com.

Dennis Todey--Associate Professor and State Climatologist -- looks at the current moisture status in the crop areas of SD. There is reduced drought areas. We'll look at the rest of the summer.

What about the potential for El Nino...

All this a part of our 700th Business show...