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SDSU Extension Announces Rangeland and Soils Day Results

The first place 4-H teams in each judging event from both contest locations will now advance to the National Land and Range Judging Contest in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in May 2022.

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Forage Resources for South Dakota Farmers and Ranchers

Producers often have difficulties locating fellow producers to buy, sell or rent forages and grazing acres too. South Dakota now has two widely recognized, free resources to aid in these connections.

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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.