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February 2024


 


 


 
 


 



 

 







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 SD Beef supports youth education on meat processing at recent BH event



Prepare now for calving season to reduce stress and challenges
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 Sustainable Aviation Fuel could vastly increase demand for soybean oil



Achieving carbon neutral status requires more than no-till

 
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 Mitchell Soil Health Event spotlights weather, soil and agronomy topics
 


SDSU Crop Hour webinar spotlights Soil Health this week

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  Diversity in crop rotation raises productivity of all crops in dry conditions
 


U.S. cowherd continues to decline, but SD’s numbers are less severe
 



 
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 Soybean oil makes an impression at the World of Flavor Food Academy event

SDSU researchers find soil degradation in rotations removing crop residue

 


 


 








 

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 Life-long conservationist receives honors at SD Soil Health Conference



Colostrum quality and timing of delivery impacts immunity of newborn calves





 

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  US Beef Exports add nearly $400 to each harvest beef in today’s market



Colostrum supplements differ from colostrum replacers:  Know the difference

 



 





 

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 New wheat commissioner Jamie Johnson recaps family farm vision and action
 


This week’s SDSU Extension Crop Hour spotlights sunflowers & pulse crops

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 Beef It’s What’s for Dinner evolves to digital campaign for today’s consumers



End of February temperatures and precip expected to fall below normal
 


 




 

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 Soil testing aids growers in applying accurate nutrients and avoid over application



New SDSU/UNL podcast spotlights forage production





 

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 SD Dept of Ag seeking nominations for Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award




SDSU Extension to host “Power of Women as Agvocates” conference

 








 

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 Sioux Falls city bus fleet fueled by Biodiesel through summer of 2023




USDA Farm program signup underway at Farm Service Agencies


 
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 Despite January thaw, SD winter wheat crop still in dormancy

 


SDSU Crop Hour to spotlight markets and climate outlook this week

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 SD Beef Checkoff 2023 Annual report spotlights checkoff success action



Ionophores may aid in controlling coccidiosis in calf crop

 
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 SD Grasslands Summit raises awareness of prairie loss to conversion & encroachment

 

Managing grain in storage becomes critical in late winter/early spring

 
 

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 Open winter enables interseeding of pastures for enhanced productivity

 


Post-calving nutrition key to young cow performance and reproduction




 

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 Climate expert expects South American weather to favor strong yields

 



SDSU Extension Crop Hour offers tips on weed control in 2024
 


 

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 Ag Dept supports three bills moving through legislature




SDSU Extension Crop Hour spotlights Forages this week

 

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 SD Beef partners with American Heart Association in lean beef messaging




Mid week winter blast precedes a late week warm-up for South Dakota
 

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 Drafting a grazing plan for 2024 can aid in enhanced efficiency for the season



Weed specialist cautions SD growers on over reliance of same-class herbicides


 

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 Speed of El Ninos departure may determine potential for drought development



Registration opens for 2024 SDSU Extension Master Gardener training


 


 





 

 

 

 

 

 

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