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June 2020

 
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Home baking skyrockets during “stay-at-home” advisory 



Food preservation classes shift to online delivery
 
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SD Beef selects 35 schools for 2020 Build Your Base program


June climate outlook switches to warmer than average

3
  Young soybean leader taps social media to tell ag’s story



Tips for mitigating heat stress in feedlot cattle in hot
weather


4
  Despite COVID 19, the 2020 SD State Fair is a GO!



Lawn & garden success can benefit from soil sampling

5
  Warm humid conditions favor start of scab in wheat




Online “How to Grow It” series debuts on SDSU Ext website

 
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SD soybean farmers awarded for sustainability efforts 




Conditions enhanced for fuscarium head blight infections

9
 SD’s Build Your Base with Beef expands to 4 partnering states

 
Mild and dry weather provide respite after weekend storms



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Managed grazing boosts health of soil microbes on native range



SDSU Extension offers healthy ways to manage stress

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Warm season annual forages:  pros & cons of each species




Farmer still able to use dicamba products through June 30th

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SD’s soybean industry salutes dairy during June Dairy Month




Insect pest activity picking up across SD farm fields
 


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SD Wheat Variety Survey opens at sdwheatsurvey.org


Ag Economics Dialogue addresses COVID-19 concerns

 

16
 
SD Beef promotes June as “Steak Month”!


Warm & windy is the outlook for coming week in weather

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 A grazing plan can guide management in good times & bad


Consider economics when choosing cowherd breeding plans






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Emerald Ash Borer quarantine still in effect for SE SD


Summer offers opportunities for feedyard maintenance


 
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  The 2020 SD Soybean Yield Contest taking applications


Economics key when balancing range improvements
 
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   MFP funding aids in developing new markets for US wheat

 


Tips for mitigating spray drift when applying herbicides
 




 

23
  Team Beef SD continues training and virtual outreach during pandemic


Drought conditions increase in SW counties in SD
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  Dakota Lakes Research Field Day goes virtual




SD Master Gardener training moves online in 2020
 
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SD Grazing Exchange website links farmers & ranchers




Hay inoculants/additives may aid forage harvest quality
 


 

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 Weed control options diminishing with the calendar






Scouting SD fields reveals 2 insect pests

 
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 US wheat exports climb in marketing year 19/20


Water quality testing advised for summer livestock sources
 
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 SD youth speaks out, telling the story of Beef!


Early July outlook hot and potentially dry

 
 



 


 



 

  



 

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