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May 2020

 





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 Mild winter may enable early season bean leaf beetle feeding 


Alternative feeding strategies to slow daily gains
 
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SD Wheat crop progress update for the region




Acclimate cows to spring grasses before pasture turn-out

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 SD Beef signs available to promote beef from the farm/ranch


Planting progress halted by this week’s active precip pattern



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New Pulse Crop Podcast offers insight on pulse production 
 



SD Rules for selling meat/livestock directly to consumers



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 Campfire/burn barrel permits a must in Black Hills district



Crop residue/cover crop study shows value of practice

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SD Soybean launches Super Sprouts lessons for youth



Alfalfa weevil prediction network from SDSU Extension
 


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Field scouting early and often is key to disease management



Ag Econ Dialogue to cover crop/livestock risk

 

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Celebrity Chef Warner spotlights beef:  Past, Present & Future


This week’s weather outlook includes active rain chances


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Waterbank program available for flooded lands





Herbicide mixing guidelines and recommendations





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Seedbed prep is important when planting grasses




Grassland managers urged to scout for Black Grass Bug



 
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 Soybean science kits boost Ag Knowledge with students



Early season bean leaf beetle feeding possible in southern SD


 

 

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 Youth urged to advocate for Beef through Jr Beef Ambassador Pgm



Self-health webinar series for mind & body




 

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 Spring planting progress varies widely from south to north


Spring planting may need to dodge showers late week
 
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 SD Grazing School offers hands-on learning for all



Tips baler preparation to avoid hazardous fires
 


 

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 Certification requirements/cutoff date for Dicamba




SD’s large wasp not related to Asian Murder Hornet

 


 

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 Kansas wheat crop quite variable due to western drought




Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus appearing in some SD fields


 
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 Wheat Foods Council uses video outreach during COVID 19


Summer climate outlook sees higher chances for precip
 
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 Negative economy from farmed saline spots


SDSU Extension offers resources for PQA Plus site checks

 
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 SD Beef hosts two Facebook Live consumer outreach events

Soybean Cyst Nematode expanding across SD



 

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  Diversity in crop rotation beneficial to soil health


SD Grain Basis Tool available to aid in market decisions

 
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  Spring planting pace impacted by moisture differences



4-H offers Summer Adventures Program online
 


 
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