Using Compost in Raised Beds and Containers
Compost is often mixed with soil to create a more-fertile growing media, as well as to increase the ability of the soil to hold both air and water. Learn some expert tips for using it in raised beds!
Young entrepreneurs share their stories at the 2023 Energize! conference in Wessington Springs
A panel of young entrepreneurs including Aidan Friesen, Hope Karels, Swade Ries and Oliver Moeckly will speak at this year’s Energize! conference in Wessington Springs. SDSU Extension and the community of Wessington Springs will host the 2023 Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference May 31-June 1.
Never too Early to Consider Next Year’s Winter Feeding Strategies
As the spring and summer seasons progress, decision will need to be made in regards to planting and harvest of annual forages and hay for winter feed.
Over-The-Counter Antibiotics Transitioning to Prescription Antibiotics in June 2023
In an effort to curtail antimicrobial resistance, medically important antibiotics will require veterinary oversight beginning June 11, 2023. Ryan Samuel, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Swine Specialist, shares some tips for preparing your swine operation.
Economic Contribution of the South Dakota Beef Industry
From added value to the economy to jobs throughout the state, the widespread impact of the South Dakota beef industry may surprise you. Warren Rusche, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Feedlot Specialist, examines some highlights from recent economic research.
Get Your Kids Outside This Summer
Daily experiences in natural environments can have immediate and long-lasting benefits for children, including decreases in depression and anxiety. Learn some tips and ideas for getting your family outdoors this summer!
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.
South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends
The 2022 South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 32nd annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.
Fertilizer Recommendation Guide
SDSU Extension fertilizer recommendations are based on field research in South Dakota and neighboring states.
Understanding Western South Dakota Prairie Streams
This document provides information and guidance for landowners and land managers in western South Dakota who are managing small intermittent streams.
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4-H State Outdoor Archery Tournament @ Yankton
SDSU Extension 4-H will host the 2023 4-H State Outdoor Archery Tournament at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center on June 3 and 4.
High Tunnel Field Day @ Webster
SDSU Extension and Waldner Farms will host a High Tunnel Field Day on Monday, June 5 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in Webster, SD. This event is for current and beginning farmers, technical service providers, gardeners, and anyone who would like to learn more about high tunnels.