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SDPB News: June 3

19 hours ago
SDPB

The SDPB News Podcast is where we bring you South Dakota's top news and politics headlines from the past 24 hours.

Each day, SDPB's journalism team works to bring you pertinent news coverage. We then compile those stories into one neatly formatted daily podcast so that you can stay informed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today.

Sioux Falls AFL-CIO

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Ethanol Struggles

Apr 21, 2020
NPR

In The Moment ... April 21, 2020 Show 800 Hour 1

The demand for gasoline has plummeted since people around the world have been forced into isolation to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. That drop has a ripple effect fare beyond the price at the pump. Doug Berven is vice president of corporate affairs at POET. 

 

Heat Wave Could Hurt Corn Yield

Jul 19, 2016
South Dakota State University

Extension experts warn some of the state’s corn crop could fall victim to the hot, dry weather this week.  The crop is now in a stage of pollination.  Officials say excessive heat at this point in the season can affect corn yield for the year.

Agriculture experts worry the current drought and heat wave conditions in the state are not good for the corn crop.   Jonathan Kleinjan is a crop production associate at SDSU.  

“Heat in itself is not necessarily a big problem, it’s when you’re hot and dry at the same time," says Kleinjan.