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April 2024


 


 


 
 


 



 

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 Tips for managing fall seeded cover crops in spring before planting



SD Sunflower growers see chlopyrifos return as option for weevil control

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 SD Beef Checkoff director sees value in checkoff programs



Despite “Easter snow” last frost of spring may occur earlier than normal

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 SD wheat farmers partner with innovative chefs to enhance interest in wheat


Study reveals benefits of extending older concrete pads in feedlots



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 SD Soil Health School moves west for summer event near Rapid City



SARE grants available to farmers for educational travel/hosting of field events

 

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 SD soybean farmers encouraged to apply for “See for Yourself” tour



SDSU Extension to aid in rangeland plant research this growing season

 
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 SD wheat farmers partner to share nutrition information with fitness pros
 


Spring regrowth of cover crops offer opportunities for early grazing

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  Checkoff-funded market research gauges consumer views on beef labels
 


Active weather pattern may delay spring fieldwork for the week

 



 
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 Dale Demonstration Farm features regenerative Ag practices in action



Cattle feeders finding use for pre, pro & postbiotics for gut health
 


 


 








 

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 Private well owners tasked with testing water for safety & quality





SDSU Extension offers garden resources for growing plants in SD
 







 

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  SD Soybean still seeking candidate for District 9 checkoff director

 



SDSU Extension to host 5-part Financial webinar series
 



 





 

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 SD wheat farmers support culinary education on wheat foods at Mitchell Tech


 


Replacement heifer selection can impact future direction of beef herd

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 Survey’s find labeling impacts of consumer understanding of beef farming/ranching





Rain event will halt fieldwork for the week, but mild conditions are to follow

 


 




 

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 SD Grassland Summit sets action plans to stem loss of prairie ecosystems

 



Future direction of cow herd stems on selection of replacement heifers





 

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 Interseeding annual small grains can remediate winterkill in alfalfa


 



Conservation tillage & no-till increasing in South Dakota


 








 

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