Publication Date

Winter 1987


Director’s comment: Our Station, born in political uproar, celebrates its centennial of services. Our horizons are as broad as in 1887 [p] 2
The Peoria connection: If marketing products is the roadblock, call in the experts. Our NRRC partner specializes in new-product ag research [p] 5
Answer to silica stones: Damned if you do and damned if you don’t? Recommendations don’t clash; one’s for feedlot cattle, the other for range [p] 10
Behind the statistics: They are real people with real debts. Chapter 11 fliers had been farming an average 19 years, 25% for more than 30 [p] 13
Farm debt loosens: Last year, 40% of farm borrowers in survey paid down on their debts, as opposed to 255 the year before [p] 15


Mary Brashier


Duane Hanson


Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University



South Dakota Farm and Home Research

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