May Storm Damage
On Friday, May 13, Gov. Kristi Noem issued a State of Emergency and ordered state personnel and resources to communities impacted by the damaging storms that occurred Thursday, May 12, in eastern South Dakota. Our team has pulled together some resources to help those who were hit by the storms. We will continue to work with ag operations, communities and families throughout the recovery process.
Homes and Families
- Power Outages and Food in Your Freezer
- Helping Kids Cope and Understand Disasters/Flooding and Family Stressors
- Helpful Food & Shopping Tips During Unexpected Events
Communities and Small Businesses
Trees and Landscaping
- Garden and Yard Problems and Solutions: Ask Extension and SDSU Extension Garden Hotline
- Tetanus: A Storm Aftermath Problem for Animals
- Wind Damage to Pole Barns: Things To Know
- Salvaging Feed Grain From Damaged Storage Structures
- Inspecting Grain Bins After a Windstorm
- Dealing With Storm Debris in Pastures and Hay Fields
- Farm Stress
- Producers coping with livestock loss, contact the Animal Industry Board
Learn how living roots improve soil structure and can be used as a tool to fix marginal lands with salty soil conditions.
On today’s episode, cow/calf field specialist, Olivia Amundson sits down with Dr. Julie Walker and Dr. Saulo Zoca to discuss some of the current reproductive research that has been going on at SDSU.
Protein is an essential part of the human diet and can come from many sources. Learn about some diverse protein options to build resiliency when certain proteins are experiencing shortages or increased costs.
The thin layer of topsoil covering our earth sustains almost all of the life we know. Learn some answers to common questions about protecting it from erosion.
Can short-term backgrounding diets of beef calves have long term impacts of meat quality? Recent research from the meat science team at South Dakota State University says, “Yes.”
From bite-size grape tomatoes to sliceable beefsteak varieties, learn how to select, plant and grow a wide variety of tomatoes for your garden this growing season!
Join our experts to obtain timely information and ideas to get the most out of your garden and landscaping!
Through a collaborative partnership between the South Dakota Department of Health, South Dakota Game Fish & Parks and SDSU Extension, healthcare professionals are encouraged to sign up and prescribe exercise to their patients through the Park Prescription (Park Rx) program.
Whether you are starting a new board or solidifying the roles and workings of an existing board, this program is a great way to get all members on the same page.
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.
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.
SDSU Extension is hosting a cattle Artificial Insemination (AI) refresher course June 1, 2022.
SDSU Extension, in partnership with the South Dakota Grassland Coalition, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and others will host a prescribed fire workshop tailored to private landowners June 2-3 at the SDSU Oak Lake Field Station in Astoria.
SDSU Extension 4-H will host the 2022 4-H State Outdoor Archery Tournament at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center on June 4-5.
SDSU Extension, Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska will host three Diversifying with Small Ruminants workshops June 7-9.