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David Karki

SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist

605-882-5140

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.

Also by David Karki

Green cereal rye crop growing throughout a harvested corn field.

Thinking Cover Crops? Winter Rye Between Corn and Soybean

Although the 2021 growing season in has been impacted by widespread drought and record-high temperatures, recent rain events have brought planting cover crops back into the conversation.

Color-coded drought monitor map of South Dakota. As of Aug. 31, Northwest and North Central South Dakota arefacing extreme drought, while the rest of the state is under abnormally dry to severe drought conditions. A Small portion of the northeast has adequate moisture.
Sep 27

September Drought Hour Examines Cover Crops, System Strategies

This September, SDSU Extension will continue its virtual educational program series, Drought Hour on Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon CDT.

Winter wheat field in early fall with small, green wheat plants emerging.

Winter Wheat Planting Considerations

As we move into fall, winter wheat growers often ask, "What is the best time to plant winter wheat?" If planted too early, winter wheat can develop disease and insect problems. If planted too late, it can get winter killed.