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Adele Harty

SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist

605-394-1722

SDSU Extension Rapid City Regional Center
711 N Creek Drive
Rapid City, SD 57703

I develop in-depth producer programs that provide knowledge and expertise in beef cattle production. In addition to programs, I provide individualized help to cattle producers by developing rations and answering various other production related questions.

Also by Adele Harty

A small herd of cattle grazing on green pasture.

Protein Supplementation Options With Grazing Cattle

COVID-19 and the energy economy has had a dramatic negative impact on the ethanol industry, resulting in limited availability of corn distiller’s grains. This has changed availability and pricing of protein feeds.

A newborn calf with its mother in a snowy field

Beef Cow Nutrition During Calving and Early Lactation

Calving season has started or will be starting in the near future for most producers. Nutritional management of the cow herd is more important during the periods of late pregnancy and early lactation than any other.

An ear of corn in a field with visible white mold on the tip of the ear.

Can Livestock Utilize Moldy Grain?

While livestock producers know that moldy grain and forage are not ideal feedstuffs, they also know that stored feed occasionally contains a small amount of visible mold, and that their animals consume it with no obvious adverse effects. The question arises, how much mold is too much for a feed to be unsuitable for animals?