2022 State Fair
The 2022 South Dakota State Fair will take place September 1–5 in Huron, South Dakota. In 4-H, youth design and participate in their own projects and related activities. Whether a young person builds a rocket, raises a companion pet, or plants vegetables, 4-H gives youth the skills they need to thrive and succeed. View schedules, resources and results for the State Fair.
Which stressors are your dairy cows experiencing? The economic effects of stress can be significant, so developing a strategy to manage it can be profitable.
When summer temperatures soar with no sign of a break, it is hard on humans and plants. Learn some tips that will help protect plants from heat stress, including soil protection, watering considerations and providing shade.
Piglet transitions from the farrowing room to the nursery or wean-to-finish barn are important foundational steps towards producing full-market value finisher pigs.
Expanded Meat and Poultry Processing Resources Available to S.D. Livestock Producers and Meat Processors
The USDA's commitment to creating a more-resilient, diverse and equitable meat and poultry processing system is making new opportunities for rancher-owned enterprises, worker-owned housing and other cooperative initiatives.
During periods of extreme heat, operations must take additional steps to protect their employees from heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Early summer heat stress in feedlot cattle is often triggered by rapid changes in temperature and humidity before cattle become acclimated to warmer conditions. Learn about some management tools that you can use to protect your herd.
Curious what it takes to become a South Dakota State 4-H Ambassador?
The Small Business Basics program covers an extensive list of topics, including writing or updating business plans, tax and licensing, employee relations, pricing and marketing, customer service, social media, and aspects of financing.
This course provides research-based information on food preservation.
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 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.
SDSU Extension fertilizer recommendations are based on field research in South Dakota and neighboring states.
This document provides information and guidance for landowners and land managers in western South Dakota who are managing small intermittent streams.
SDSU Extension in conjunction with the Des Moines office of USDA FSIS will host a food safety summit on August 10 at 8:30 a.m. CST at the SDSU Animal Science Complex, room 126 (1097 N. Campus Dr. Brookings, SD 57007) for all who are involved in the meat and poultry industry.
SDSU Extension will host daily forums and ice cream socials during Dakotafest 2022 held August 16-18 on the Schlaffman Farm (2300 E Spruce Street, Mitchell, SD) inside booth #216.
SDSU Extension will host a certification course for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Transportation on Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. CDT at the SDSU Extension Mitchell Regional Center in Mitchell, South Dakota.
This free, 1-hour webinar was created to assist farmers and ranchers in making the best and most profitable decisions for their operations.