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February 2021





 
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Ag Horizons Virtual Conference begins this weekend




SDSU Crop hour spotlights alternative crops

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SD Beef promotes & educates at the BH Stock Show & Rodeo



February climate outlook brings frigid cold to the region



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Application signup for General CRP closes February 12th




Precalving vaccination best given 5-6 weeks before calving


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DENR division focuses on technical & financial assistance




Tips for consumer satisfaction when direct marketing meat
 




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Virtual Ag Outlook speakers spotlight markets & weather




Crop diversity aids in soil health and resilience


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Market analyst part of Virtual Ag Horizons Conference



Oat production is focus of this week’s Crop Hour series
 
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 SD Beef awards “People’s Choice” to RC Longhorn Steakhouse


Research looks at hybrid rye in pig diets

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Soil health sessions now featured at sdnotill.com
 


Nutrient analysis of forages helps keep feed costs down





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Soil health is a system which begins with tillage elimination



Oat performance data aids in variety selection
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   National Soy President featured in Ag Outlook video series


AgritourismSD applications now available for Class 1

 
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  Virtual speakers hits on nutrient management of cover crop systems


Crop Hour series:  Transitioning to soil health systems
 
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  SD Beef partners with trusted health pros during Heart Month



Review of cattle performance aids in planning
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  Drought plan along with Grazing plan builds range resilience




New State Sheep Specialist joins SDSU Extension

 
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  Ag & Environmental Services spearhead regulatory duties
 



Colostrum quality can be measured for cow/calf management

 

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 National Festival of Breads seeking original recipes





Milder conditions to return to SD through early March



 
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Ag Outlook virtual speaker looks at grain markets in 2021



Crop hour webinar series to focus on forages for the week
 
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Beef research supports consumer confidence in beef 

 
Tips & guidelines for livestock windbreaks
 

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 SD Grassland Coalition rolls out calving date video series online



Calving management of first-calf heifers can be critical



 

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  Landowners with new CRP contracts encouraged to order seed


SDSU Extension aids in small meat processor business plans


 
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 SD Soybean farmers can apply for United Soybean Board position



Fields new to no-till need additional nitrogen in early years


 
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