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July 2020

 

 



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  Pollinator specialist offers tips for pollinator habitat development



SDSU Extension to host virtual Beef Feedlot Shortcourse

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 SD State Fair to honor in-state livestock entries first 




Tetanus vaccinations advised for horses & some livestock


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   SD soybean farmer promotes US beans at virtual conference




Round bale storage conservation resources


 
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 SD Wheat Commission sets conservative 2021 budget




Tips for mitigating heat stress in the feedlot


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SD Beef launches “Great Faces, Great Places, Incredible Beef”! 

 

Follow the Fields updates tracks crop progress in SD



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Conservation of US natural resources spurred by ag producers




July climate outlook remains hot with active rain chances


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Cover crop options following small grain harvest





SDSU Extension to host webinar on advance care planning

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Air quality benefits of biodiesel attractive during COVID-19




SDSU Crop Performance plots open to self-guided tours
 


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 SDSU wheat tours open to self-guided & virtual viewing




Livestock Risk Protection insurance revisions announced

 

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SD partners with National Beef Checkoff on “United We Steak”!
 


Heat returns along with active storm system for week

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 2019 precipitation sustaining drier SD grasslands in 2020





Record keeping tips to aid in rangeland management



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Firewood advisory:  Buy it where you Burn it!






White mold management begins at soybean flowering

 
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  Applications open for Young Leader Program from ASA/Corteva





Farm field insect scouting reveals numerous pests to watch



 

 

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  Soybean checkoff welcomes new soy-based synthetic motor


High heat & dry conditions can impact corn pollination
 




 

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 Winter wheat harvest 2020 going strong with good results


August climate outlook holds moisture & uncertain heat
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 Tips for successful cover crop seeding after small grain harvest



Learn the value of calving season interval benchmarks


 

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Soil sampling for chemical, physical and biological health



Pencil out creep feeding returns to find value

 

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 Build Your Base with Beef, Season 3, launches in SD schools



Tips for fly control in beef feedlots



 
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 Wheat harvest opens fields for cover crop planting  


SD Pesticide Contain Recycling Drive underway
 
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  SD Beef hosts Sturgis Beef, Brews & Bikers promotion


SD drought conditions vary, but weekend rains were helpful

 

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 Window after small grain harvest great for cover crop sequence


Research looks at perennial sequence in crop rotations

 

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Prescribed fire beneficial to prairie plant community 



Insect activity ramping up in SD farm fields



 

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 Soybean insect/disease updates from regular field scouting


Cover crop considerations for planting after small grains


 

  



 

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