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Nearly 90% of South Dakota is now in some level of drought. According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, 56% of the state is in the Severe Drought (D2) and Extreme Drought (D3) classifications.
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.
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.
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.
SDSU Extension will be hosting a series of meetings on June 8, 10, 15, 17 and 22 from 6:30–8 p.m. MT (7:30–9 p.m. CST).
Do you have gardening and landscaping questions? Join us Tuesdays at 7 p.m. CST to ask them!
SDSU Extension will be hosting Small Grain Variety Tours June and July at various locations across the state.
South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host Field Day on June 24.