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David Karki

SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist


SDSU Extension Watertown Regional Center
1910 West Kemp Ave
Watertown, SD 57201

David supports the citizens of South Dakota in his role as an SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist based in Watertown. He is also the South Dakota Coordinator of USDA-SARE.

State & Regional Offices

Watertown Regional Center

Also by David Karki

Farmer standing in a no-till field at sunset.

Does the GREET Carbon Model Address Soil Health Principles?

Learn how the recent Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Technologies (GREET) production model lines up with the Five Soil Health Principles.

Soil scientist conducting an in-field soil test.

Soil Carbon Cycle and Laboratory Measurements of Carbon Related to Soil Health

Carbon is one the most-important elements in agricultural soils. Take in-depth look at how carbon is understood, measured, and managed to benefit soil health in agricultural production.

A tall, grassy warm-season cover crop blend grown in South Dakota.

Alternative Forage Options During Drought

While there are many factors to take into consideration, annual forages and cover crops can be an excellent tool to boost forage production, reduce fallow acres, and enhance soil health during periods of drought.