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May 2024


 


 


 
 


 



 


 

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 SD Beef lauches search for SoDak Best Burger



Scouting advised for early season wheat diseases

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 Small-scale farmers and home gardeners can utilize soil health principles


Beef herd software enhances value of tracking calving information and more

 

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 SD soybean farmer travels on trade visit to India



Landscaping tips to attract pollinators to the yard

 
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 SD Wheat farmers urged to take part in variety survey


 


Monitor forage growth before turnout for grazing season

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 SD Beef teams with Feeding SD to “Beef it up SD” during May, Beef Month
 



SDSU State Climatologist predicts persistent showers will halt fieldwork this week


 



 
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 NRCS seeks to partner with local agencies to enhance watershed functions in SD



SDSU Extension to launch "Backyard Natural Resources" webinar series in May


 


 








 

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 Dicamba rules change for 2024 with TWO important dates to remember





USDA Launches Remote Grading Pilot program to aid smaller plants with grading
 







 

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 Soybean Genesis program develops new leaders for SD agriculture   

 



Energize Conference aids rural SD communities grow & thrive!



 





 

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 SD Wheat Yield Contest gather agronomic data and rewards cash prizes



 Checklist for spring pasture turnout includes grass, water & fence inspection
 

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 Farmers urged to scout wheat for fungal leaf diseases with aid of on-line tools




Weed specialist offers tips for improving herbicide spray coverage


 


 




 

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 Growers farming around wet areas in fields have options to return with forages

 


SDSU Extension offers considerations in combating the windy spray challenges






 

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  U.S. beef supply shows no traces of “bird flu” virus, according to USDA testing




Supplementing yearlings on grass may enhance performance and profit potential




 








 

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 SD soybean farmers are reminded to heed important dates for dicamba purchase & use

 



Climate outlook provides only short windows of opportunity for field work




 

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 Kansas wheat tour reveals variable crops


 


Transport Quality Assurance training encouraged for shippers of swine

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 Versatility of beef creates unique grilling experiences for Memorial Day celebrations



Implanting nursing calves adds weaning weight and profit potential


 
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 Central SD farmers appreciate moisture although planting delays occur

 

SD farmers urged to scout for alfalfa weevil - spraying or harvesting if needed



 
 

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 Ag chemical spills must be reported to SD DARN for containment & cleanup

 


Beef climate, market & health webinar slated for June




 

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 Planting progress stalls for some while others wrapping up for the season


 


SD Swine summit seeks to increase awareness of pork industry among teens
 


 

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 Young rancher finds great value in attending SD Grazing School



Garden Hour webinar series airs weekly throughout the summer

 
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 Beef Team promotes BYB at National Collegiate Strength Coaches meeting



Management of replacement heifers after breeding can impact pregnancies

 

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