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May 2019




 

 



 
 



 

 

 





 

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Beef checkoff fuels May Beef Month promotions



Revisions coming for Pork Quality Assurance Plus



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Diversity in crop rotation aids in soil health improvement


Census of Ag reveals growth in conservation farming

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Kansas winter wheat crop looks “fantastic” according to tour



Tips for prepping replacement heifers for breeding
 
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Tips for fertilizing soybeans for optimal yields



Time is running short for spring wheat planting

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Rapid City Beef Crawl builds bridges with SD consumers


Above average rain and below average temps on tap for May

8
USDA offers initiatives to enhance pollinator habitat

 

Tips for prevention of grass tetany at pasture turnout

9
Campfire permits required in BH region




Soil resiliency study still looking for farmer participants



10
Soybean strategy builds demand through SD livestock



Pre-emerge herbicides should be key in weed management


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SD Soybean leaders set strategic plan for checkoff activities




SD Soybean On-Farm Research still seeking producers


 
14
Families Feeding Families video beef series hits social media



Short window of opportunity opens for SD planting
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Considerations for pushing calving season to late spring/early summer 



Estrus synch can be used with natural service cowherds


16
Growing rural economy is vital to SD’s future 





Timely tips for combating dandelions in the lawn
 
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Deadline for SD Wheat Yield Contest is May 30th
 




Opiod concerns bleed into animal industry
 

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 Field scouting reveals low pressure disease in wheat



Late plant and prevent plant provisions explained
 
21
Team Beef SD runners to take part in Mickelson Trail race


Summer climate outlook continues cool/wet pattern for SD
 

22
USDA Easements offer options for wetland acres


Herbicide considerations with cover crops in rotation
 
23
 Dicamba application cutoff dates for SD fields


New field pea disease guide available from SDSU Extension
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Biodiesel:  An American success story for soybeans


Anthrax vaccinations key for cows grazing pastures with flooding
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Considerations for switching hybrids/maturity groups

 
Livestock Environmental Training slated for June 26





 

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Team Beef SD demo beef strength during RASDAK 2019

 
Farm finance measures to consider throughout year
 

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Tips for managing prevent plant acres for soil health

 
Climate pattern change ahead may bring warmer days

 

30
Cover crops seeded mid-summer offer options for wet fields


SD Rangeland & Soils Camp teaches life skills for agriculture

 
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Cover crops before winter wheat should avoid most grasses



SD Dairyfest teaches the gate to plate story of milk
 

 


 




 

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