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August 2022


 
 

 

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 Opportunities to plant cover crops after wheat harvest

 

Review herbicide history of fields before planting cover crops


 

 

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  Indoor Football League joins SD Beef and Build Your Base team


August climate outlook predicted to be hot & dry in early weeks


 
 

 

 

 



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  NRCS partners with local and state groups on water quality project on Big Sioux

 
Ag producers advised to track working capital positions


 
 






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  SD DANR aids well owners in water quality testing

 

SDSU oats breeding program testing new varieties


 

 




 

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 Beginning soybean farmers urged to apply to Young Leader Program

 
SD learning group explores Biological Agronomy




 

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Wheat in rotation adds crop diversity for higher productivity




Managing western prairie streams aids in grassland resilience


 




 

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  SD Beef connects with thousands of consumers at 2022 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally


Despite weekend rains, 40% of SD remains in drought




 
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Chamberlain Grazing school now open for September event



Beginning SD producers seeking land urged to take online course





 

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Late summer is favorable for new alfalfa seedings

 


Working capital positions tracking stronger in crop enterprises





 

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Deadline to enter 2022 SD Soybean Yield contest is nearing




SDSU Extension offers speakers & specialists at Dakotafest






 
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Wheat farmers encouraged to participate in NASS Small Grain Survey



Dakotafest to feature “We Care” presentation on Tuesday
 

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SD Soybean networks with farmers at this week’s Dakotafest




SDSU Extension Dakotafest tent features talk on “Everything Trees”

 




 

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Grazing of expiring CRP offers forage options for future rotations



SDSU Extension Dakotafest program spotlights nitrogen fertilizer mgmt





 

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The SD State Fair welcomes The Band Perry to 2022 Grandstand lineup                



Early weaning of calves from first-calf heifers boosts reproductive longevity







 

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SD Beef recaps beef promotions during 2022 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally



Draper winter wheat meeting slated for August 24th




 

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Winter wheat agronomics focus of Draper meeting August 24th



September climate outlook continues current warm/dry trend


 

 

 

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SD Beef checkoff launches Build Your Base season with SD high school & IFL 



Tips for harvesting quality silage from drought stressed corn

 

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Late summer cover crops may add winter forage options for grazing



SD Winter Wheat trial may aid in variety selection for fall planting

 


 

 



 

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Cool-season cover crops can still be planted for beneficial impact



Sheep growers urged to consider retained ownership of lambs


 

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Farm to Fork dinner builds agricultural awareness with influencers


Tips for determining value of silage for sale/purchase
 

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Winter wheat performance trials offer data for seed selection
 


Early weaning benefits young cows; opportunity to preg check

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SD Jr Beef Ambassadors to blanket SD State Fairgrounds with appreciation
 


As the calendar changes to September, climate outlook remains warm/dry

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State Fair Value Added tent to feature soil health feature & discussion
 


SDSU garden specialists to be featured in state fair horticulture building


 
 

 


 


 

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