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Farmers share thoughts going into planting season | May 11


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There’s a lot at stake as South Dakota farmers fill planters with seed and head into their fields this spring.

2022 commodity markets are up 62 percent over the 10-year average. And at the same time this growing season began with much of the state in drought conditions.

Lee Strubinger is SDPB’s Rapid City-based news and political reporter. A former reporter for Fort Lupton Press (CO) and Colorado Public Radio, Lee holds a master’s in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield.