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May 2021





 












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SD Mesonet offers climate tools for farmers



SDSU webinar targets sheep producers in drought areas
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Connecting with consumers through the SD Beef Blog


Early May climate outlook is cooler with chances for rain

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 Methods for including cover crops into corn/soybeans 


SDSU Extension alfalfa weevil prediction model at work






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  Grazing Exchange matches ranchers with farmers & feed



Next SDSU Extension Drought Hour spotlights mental wellness

 
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  Soybean farmer stewardship aids in building markets 


Managed grazing of smooth bromegrass extends quality


 
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  Plant & disease development slow with cool weather 



Livestock water testing advised prior to grazing turn-out
 

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   SD Beef to connect with consumers during SF Storm game


Thirty-year weather trend is wetter and slightly cooler in SD
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EAB treatment in southeast SD advised in May & June


Time to check stored grain for quality maintenance


 

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SD Wheat Yield Contest taking entries through May 15



Drought Hour webinar offers tips to boost forage supply



 
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Study finds Biodiesel could reduce respiratory illness/death



Crop tolerance to residual herbicides in dry conditions



 
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 Geological Survey maps water/mineral resources in SD



Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus detected in SD winter wheat
 
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SD Beef partners with Prairie Fire Steak Cookoff in Beef Month

 
Active and warm weather pattern hits region this week


 

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  Proactive drought action eases financial risk




Drought plan trigger dates aid in decision making




 

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 Annual forages can boost supply of feed for livestock herds 



Dry soils may prevent pre-plant herbicides from activating




 
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 Kansas winter wheat tour projects abundant yields

 

May 24 Drought Hour Webinar tags drought relief programs




 

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SD Bioproducts Research Center to enhance markets



Scouting advised for alfalfa weevil

 

 

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SD Beef Checkoff sponsors promotion at Back When they Bucked!


Strategies to move late-calvers up in breeding season

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  Easement programs offered for SD wetlands


 


Early season pollinators make use of dandelions

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Protocols for dicamba use include cut-off dates




Targeted mineral program sponsored by SDSU Extension

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Soybean farmers help find solution to bridge challenges in US



Preparing for breeding season when forages are short
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 SD Wheat & SDSU Extension host Wheat Walks this week



Which cows go on the “cull list” first?
 


 




 








 








 






 












 


 

 

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