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August 2019




 

 



 

 

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Army worms hitting some SD wheat fields

  Can breed & temperament impact performance and quality?

 

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SD farmer seeks to maintain customer demand in China


SDSU Extension offers economic decision tools to producers

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Tips for safeguarding farms & ranches from wildfire



Heed preharvest herbicide rules for small grains





 

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SD Beef conducts “Sturgis Beef Throw Down” promotion


August climate outlook called cooler & wetter

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Tips on interseeding alfalfa in grasslands to boost production



Check wheat fields for disease prior to combining





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Housing issues plague economic growth in rural areas



Impacts on soil from too much water

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Watch for ergot & FHB when combining wheat




Conservation methods rise across SD in 2017 Census of Ag



 

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Sustainability of soybean production key to many buyers



Spot spraying of noxious weeds in grasslands recommended
 



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SD Beef reviews research proposals for boosting beef value


Livestock officials urge vigilance for ergot on grazing lands

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NRCS offers assistance to landowners with gully erosion

 

Warmer weather on tap for next week’s Dakotafest




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Set perennial weeds up for fall control with clipping now



Tips for handling/storage of vaccines to ensure viability
 







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SD Soybean pulls back on activities to focus on greater picture



SDSU Extension activities abound at Dakotafest




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Draper winter wheat meeting slated for August 27th
 



Ag Economics Dialogue provides insight on fall outlook
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 SD Beef offers $ for beef education in SD schools



Healthy soils better handling SD climate challenges

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Tips for selecting/seeding late summer cover crops

 

Consider herbicide history before cover crop & winter wheat planting
 


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2019 SD Soil Health School slated for early September



Tips for managing yellow sweet clover for hay/graze

 



 

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Consumer outreach builds understanding of SD agriculture 



Soybean Field Day slated near Brookings on Monday

 
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Tips for handling weeds before winter wheat planting



SDSU Extension to co-host Farm & Ranch Stress Summit
 
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SD Beef welcomes Sanford International PGA golf event


Fall climate outlook brings warming trend

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 NRCS offers conservation planning to all for best use of marginal lands


SD 4-H taps social media to keep in-touch during state fair
 
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 SD State Fair opens today for five day run through Labor Day



Soybean farmers urged to scout fields for insect pests
 
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Soybean farmers urged to apply for Young Leader program



Soybean diseases ramping up due to abundant moisture


 

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