The Crop Hour webinars are designed to provide valuable information to producers and agribusiness people to improve efficiency and profitability within their businesses. Participants will have the opportunity to take in as many as 24 different sessions to hear about current crop production topics and issues, as well as learn from last year’s research while making plans for this year.
Farm-to-school enriches the connection communities have with fresh, healthy food and local food producers by changing food purchasing and education practices at schools and early childhood education settings.
If temperatures are forecasted as being well below freezing, it would probably be a good time to start thinking about cooling stored grain. Cooling grain reduces the activity of stored grain insect pests and suppresses any mold growth that may otherwise occur.
Ready-to-eat cookie dough is a delicious snack or dessert that can be enjoyed, but only when made safely. This includes using commercially processed heat-treated flour, ready-to-eat ingredients and using good sanitary practices when making the cookie dough.
Beef carcass yield grades are used to estimate cutability, which is the amount of boneless, closely trimmed retail cuts from the round, loin, rib and chuck a carcass will yield.
Feed is expensive and sometimes hard to find. Pasture prices, harvest expenses, hauling and waste add to the total feed bill. Evaluate your forage situation this winter and make changes that improve your profitability.
As employers continue to address the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the possibility of flexible work arrangements is likely to continue long into the future.
SDSU Extension will deliver a series of virtual Crop Hour webinars Jan. 11 through Mar. 3, every Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. CST.
Those who apply pesticides for hire or as a government employee that applies pesticides while performing work duties, must have a commercial applicator license.
This 8-or-12-week program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population.
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.
The 2021 South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 31st annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.
This comprehensive book provides producers with insight and education into the latest beef management, handling practices and technology.
SDSU Extension fertilizer recommendations are based on field research in South Dakota and neighboring states.
Would you like to learn more about wheat management? Join us Feb. 1, 2 and 3 at 10:00 a.m. CST.
SDSU Extension will host commercial applicator training in Michell at the Highland Conference Center.
BeefUP will be offered as an online course taken at your own pace. Late Gestation, Calving to Breeding, Breeding to Weaning (late lactation), and Weaning to Late Gestation (dry cow phase) will be discussed while covering topics of Reproduction, Nutrition, Health and Economics related to each area of production.
SDSU Extension specialists Robin Salverson and Jessalyn Bachler from the Lemmon Regional Center are offering a free program series titled RanchChat.