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August 2020

 

 










 
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US wheat prices could benefit from world supply issues



Nitrate Quick Tests available at SDSU Extension Centers





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Beef checkoff keeping SD Beef promoters busy this summer

 
August outlook favored to be wetter than average for SD



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 Prescribed fire can enhance health of prairie ecosystem



Applications for Class 5 of Beef SD now open


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Silage inoculants aid in retaining quality & quantity of silage



2020 Environmental Training for CAFO producers slated

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Spring wheat harvest reveals strong quality/yields



Dung beetle benefits in controlling pasture pests of livestock
 


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  Soybean checkoff supports bridge technology for market access



Weekly crop webinars keep farmers in-touch with agronomy issues

 

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Beef checkoff supports research on beef quality/safety
 



A look ahead to this week in Ag Weather

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 2020 SD Grazing School teaches more than grass management

 


SDSU Crop & Pest Webinar to feature late season weed control




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Set weeds up for fall control with summer mowing





Grasshoppers hitting some SD fields hard;  control options


 
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  Scout soybean fields now for damaging insect pests




Removing volunteer trees from grasslands best done early



 

 

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  SD winter wheat breeder reviews 2020 production results


New resources offers drought tips for cattle producers




 

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  SD Beef directors to set checkoff budget for FY 2021


Drought expected to spread with week’s dry forecast
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 Resource conservation efforts on watersheds boost water quality


Safety reminders for silage harvest and storage
 


 

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Mycorrhizae fungi partner with roots for soil & plant health


That old frig may not be good enough for vaccine storage!


 

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Deadline for 2020 SD Soybean Yield Contest is August 31st


“Farmland for the next Generation” webinar begins soon




 
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Winter wheat offers options to control row crop weeds




Crop diseases fairly due in SD due to dry conditions
 
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  SD Beef launches Beef FACS, Ag & Prostart programs in schools


September climate outlook appears warmer than average

 

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 Rotating to winter wheat can aid soybean weed resistance




Deadline for Corona Virus Food Assistance Pgm is Sept 11


 

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2020 SD State Fair offers unique family-friendly fun!




Winter wheat variety results now available for study


 
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 SD Soybean farmers building markets in developing countries




Tree belt removal can be beneficial to grassland wildlife


 
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Destroy “green bridge” two weeks prior to planting wheat

 


September 1st is renewal date for oral ag land leases

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