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 SD Wheat Commission 2019 Annual Report released 


Alternative calving workshops slated for 3 SD locations
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 SDBIC promotes/educates on beef at Black Hills Stock Show


SD Agritourism conference slated for Feb 20/21 in Pierre


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Nominations for 2020 Leopold Conservation Award now open


SDSU Extension offers new “Livestock Stress Tool”

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SD Soil Health Conference spotlights regenerative agriculture

Every Acre Counts recruitment of farmers begins



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Home-grown biodiesel adds value to SD soybeans
 



Dung beetles provide valuable service to pest control




 
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SD Wheat Checkoff supports market development in 2019


Winter Cattle Considerations:  Next Ag Econ Dialogue topic
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SD No-Till to sponsor soil health event Thursday in Mitchell



Midweek cold blast expected to be brief


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Training available for wildland fire fighting tactics



Nutrition needs for cows in late gestation

 






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SD delegation strong at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention



Proactive plan for flooding around homes/farms







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SD Soybean farmers build connections for growing sales 



Webinar to focus on Farmers Markets & SNAP acceptance

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 SD wheat farmers support baking science education


Tips for preparing for spring flood impacts on livestock

 
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SDBIC to hold quarterly meeting February 24 in Pierre


Choose the right adjuvant for the weed control job


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Farmers using cover crops benefit from spring planting options


SD 4-H Launches Teens for Jeans service project




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Climate scientist: “Watch Alaska trends for March weather here”


Winter’s cold & snow can increase farmer stress


 
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Soybean checkoff provides customer service after the sale



Dairy beef short course offered before Central Plains Dairy Expo
 

 

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Northern Commodity Transport Conference slated in MN


March climate outlook uncertain for temp & precip


 
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  Respected science supports lean beef in heart-healthy diet



Report card aids in beef reproduction management

 
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 Focus on management may ease labor in cowherd
 


SDSU research studies water quality & pig performance


 

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Living snow fence and other tree plantings provide value



SDSU Extension Pest & Crop Newsletter ramping up for season


 

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