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June 2024


 


 


 
 


 



 


 



 

 


 
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 Fungal disease starting to show up in wheat fields:  time to scout and potential spray fungicides
 


Tips for challenging fertility of replacement heifers by shortening the breeding season

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 SD Beef connects with producers and consumers at "Back When They Bucked event
 



Variability of rainfall combines with above normal heat for the week ahead


 



 
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 Web Soil Survey hosted by NRCS aids land managers with critical use decisions

 



Scoring feet & legs of breeding stock aids ranchers in culling decisions
 


 








 

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 SD Governor's Ag Summit launches June 12th & 13th in Huron





Low-stress handling can aid in calming cattle with high temperament
 







 

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 Soybean Innovation Tour offers insight to checkoff stakeholders


 



SDSU Extension asks farmers to participate in online weed survey



 





 

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 SD Wheat Commission issues 2023 Wheat Checkoff Annual report



 Siouxland Feeders Forum offers new insight on cattle feeding in the region
 

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 Last chance to nominate in the “So Dak’s Best Burger” contest




Warm week ahead should allow field work to continue


 


 




 

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 Grazing consultant offers tips on early summer pasture management

 


SDSU Extension reviews water safety meters and urges water testing before pasture turnout






 

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 It’s planting time for warm season summer annual forages





In field scouting finds high populations of nymph stage grasshoppers
 




 








 

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 SD soybean farmer looks back on the consumer outreach initiative, Hungry for Truth

 



SDSU Extension specialists offers tips for mitigating heat stress in feedlot cattle




 

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 Christopherson retires from SD Wheat Commission



 


In-the field research will be focus of SDSU summer Field Days

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 USDA to require EID tags for breeding cattle/bison moving across state lines




US Census of Ag reveals average farm size in SD grew 140+ acres in ten years

 

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 Grazers urged to consider impacts of current practices on systems health

 


Evaluation & scoring of udders aids in selection & culling of females
 



 
 

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 Grandstand tickets for 2024 SD State Fair are now on-sale

 


SDSU Extension to host environmental training for CAFO operators




 

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 SDSU Ag products team competes to promote soy plastic


 


Temperature & precipitation trends look to shift in July
 


 

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 SD Wheat Checkoff Commission sets budget priorities for the year



Wheat disease potential rises with increased humidity & moisture

 
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 State veterinarian encourages ranchers to step-up their biosecurity



Wind/water erosion is proven consequence of routine tillage

 

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 Dakota Lakes Research Farm to host annual field day near Pierre

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Leftover sheep wool finds a second use in gardens
 

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 Research finds nutrient value is good for cattle grazing wildflowers 




SDSU Extension Women on the Range to sponsor "Grazing School" in July
 

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 Local manufacturing & research business adds value to SD soybeans





Excessive rain may lead to loss of soil nitrogen in farm fields

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