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Stay ahead of drought impacts with timely climate updates, business insights and research-tested management tips.

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Qualifying Livestock Forage Program Applications

As drought conditions worsen, livestock producers will find feed assistance from the Livestock Forage Program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. Learn how to qualify, apply and certify your application for assistance.

2021 Energize! Conference Slated for August in Milbank

The scheduled keynote speaker for this year’s "Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities" Conference is Amanda Brinkman, co-host of the TV series, "Small Business Revolution."

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South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends

The 2020 SDSU Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 30th annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.

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South Dakota Pest Management Guides

The South Dakota Pest Management guides are now available for free. The guides offer recommendations for controlling weeds, insects, and diseases in a variety of South Dakota crops.

Upcoming Events

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Jun 17

2021 Small Grain Variety Tours

SDSU Extension will be hosting Small Grain Variety Tours June and July at various locations across the state.

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Jun 18

2021 Ag Economic Dialogues: June

Join us for a free webinar on June 18 at 10 a.m. CST.

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Jun 20

4-H Teen Camp at Camp RimRock

Join us at Teen Camp at Camp RimRock this year in the Black Hills on June 20-23.

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Jun 30

2021 Livestock Environmental Training for CAFOs Workshop - June

South Dakota State University Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on June 30 at 8:30 a.m. CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron.