Student-led national television program to premiere on January 7at 7 p.m. ET

[Nashville, TN] – Fresh off the tremendous success of the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo, which featured a visit from President Donald Trump and a concert by Garth Brooks, FFA announces a brand-new, student-led national television program to air on RFD-TV and The Cowboy Channel.  “FFA Today,” presented by Dish will premiere on Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. ET.  The weekly program will feature students living the FFA motto of “Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, and Living to Serve.”  Each week, FFA Today, hosted by FFA members will showcase their peers’ accomplishments in the classroom, in their community, and in agribusiness. 

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s soybean harvest is nearing the end.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Agriculture Department is continuing to project a record soybean crop in South Dakota, but the corn crop estimate has been downsized below a record.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s soybean, corn, sugar beet and potato crops are expected to be similar in size to last year’s crops.

The Agriculture Department’s latest production report estimates the state’s soybean crop up 1 percent to 247 million bushels. The corn crop is forecast at 426 million bushels, down 5 percent.

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — State tourism officials are soliciting names for the two South Dakota-raised turkeys that will be pardoned by President Donald Trump.

The two birds were raised by a turkey farmer near Huron. Before the turkeys make their way to Washington for the pardoning ceremony, they will be sent off with a tour of their hometown and local school visits on Nov. 14.