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October 2020



 

 












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 Dormant seeding is option for conservation planting


Tips for cull cow management & marketing



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USDA agencies spearhead programs for Beginning Producers


Every Acre Counts expands to entire state of SD
 


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After fall harvest is ideal season to test for SCN



Scout corn fields for stalk rot/ear molds before harvest
 

 

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Grant program to spur innovation in dairy production



Summer-like temps return with a week of dry skies

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Weed cycles on grasslands impacted by weather & grazing 
 


Attention to detail keeps livestock & people safe at handling




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The “Fall Run” plays a significant role in Pasture to Plate Journey



Cover Crop Decision tool helps growers select species makeup


 
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  US Wheat launches interactive Export Supply map




Considerations on Johne’s Disease testing


 
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  Managing residue at harvest can be key to soil health



Calf Value Discovery program open for enrollments
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   NCI education sessions move virtual due to COVID-19


Cooling temperatures bring little moisture for the week

 

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 November 1st deadline for SD Soybean Yield contest forms
 


Roadway safety tips during harvest

 


 

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BeefSD educates beginning ranchers on product from ranch to rail


Tips for getting ready for winter on the range
 

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SD Grazing Exchange aids in integrating crops & livestock



Water:  the Unappreciated Nutrient


 
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Weather forecaster increase La Nina outlook for winter



Tips for preventing grain overload with cows on cornstalks

 
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  Tips for reclaiming dry lakebeds for cropping without tillage


Cold pattern brings winter-like conditions to fall harvest
 

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 State Beef Council efforts coordinate for successful campaign


Certain cover crops play host to soybean cyst nematode


 

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Burn permit applications begin November 1st in Black Hills



Barriers to rotational grazing include water & labor


 
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US red meat exports create profit opportunities for SD soybeans



2020 SD Local Foods Conference moves online
 
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 Covid closures lead to successful digital Wheat Foods campaign 


Select weeds are good hosts to soybean cyst nematode
 
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Build Your Base with Beef season ending with football playoffs


Fall harvest likely to resume by weekend in SD

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