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March 2021





 
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Disease management before planting can be critical



Weekly SDSU Extension Crop Hour focuses on sunflowers

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 CEO of Cattlemen’s Beef Board visits SD beef producers



SDSU Extension climate specialist updates March outlook



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Tips on managed grazing and the value of a drought plan 



Considerations on business planning for new meat locker


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 Plan for living windbreaks during winter extremes




Calving sanitation aids in preventing crypto transmission to people
 




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  Free conference aims soybean growers to higher yields



SDSU Extension offers resources on round bale storage



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SD’s winter wheat breaks dormancy, but needing moisture



SDSU Extension Crop Hour looks to research
 
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 Exports of US Beef & variety meats adds value to SD cattle



Isolate new animals to safeguard health of current herd
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Carbon scoring is potential revenue source for farmers
 


I-29 Moo U hosts Dairy Beef Short Course Webinar






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A focus on soil health helps farmers improve outlook for future



SDSU Extension updates SD Pest Management Guides
 
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  SD ag mechanic students learn about biodiesel



Agronomic considerations heading into dry growing season


 
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   Keeping leaves healthy is key to wheat yields
 


Water, Weather & Climate focus of this week’s Crop Hour
 

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  SD Beef seeking nominations of community food charities


Calving book technologies now available in apps
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NRCS teams with SD Grasslands Coalition on Outreach  


Early drought planning eases grazing decisions
 
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 SD State Fair gets green light for DEX Building funding 



Farmers urged to consider corn seeding populations


 
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US Soybean Export Council’s Dare to Compare goes virtual 



April, May & June temps outlook is warmer than normal



 
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SD Wheat salutes farmers during National Ag Week




Final SDSU Extension Crop Hour week looks at regulations
 
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Dare to Compare promotes US soybean sustainability to exporters

 
Prepare bulls through nutrition for the breeding season
 

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 Monitor spring moisture to determine grazing capacity for summer



Spring wheat planting is underway: seed line recommendations



 

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  Grazing strategies for sheep & goats 




Soil organic matter has economic value



 
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 SD Beef welcomes Zach Zenner endorsement of Build Your Base



Enriched soil organic matter can boost crop productivity


 
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SD wheat industry thanks Ruth Beck for 17 years of service



SDSU researchers tap x-ray technology to gauge soil health
 

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SD Jr Beef Ambassadors spread Goodness of Beef



Quick cool front to give way to warm Easter weekend
 

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Prescribed fire can play a role in prairie health management



Tips for timely control of kochia

 



 

 


 





 


 

 

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