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Beef checkoff fuels May Beef Month promotions



Revisions coming for Pork Quality Assurance Plus



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Diversity in crop rotation aids in soil health improvement


Census of Ag reveals growth in conservation farming

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Kansas winter wheat crop looks “fantastic” according to tour



Tips for prepping replacement heifers for breeding
 
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Tips for fertilizing soybeans for optimal yields



Time is running short for spring wheat planting

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Rapid City Beef Crawl builds bridges with SD consumers


Above average rain and below average temps on tap for May

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USDA offers initiatives to enhance pollinator habitat

 

Tips for prevention of grass tetany at pasture turnout

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Campfire permits required in BH region




Soil resiliency study still looking for farmer participants



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Soybean strategy builds demand through SD livestock



Pre-emerge herbicides should be key in weed management


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SD Soybean leaders set strategic plan for checkoff activities




SD Soybean On-Farm Research still seeking producers


 
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Families Feeding Families video beef series hits social media



Short window of opportunity opens for SD planting
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Considerations for pushing calving season to late spring/early summer 



Estrus synch can be used with natural service cowherds


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Growing rural economy is vital to SD’s future 





Timely tips for combating dandelions in the lawn
 
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Deadline for SD Wheat Yield Contest is May 30th
 




Opiod concerns bleed into animal industry
 

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