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Jack Davis

SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist


SDSU Extension Mitchell Regional Center
1800 E Spruce St
Mitchell, SD 57301

Programming in areas of Farm Financial analysis and strategic planning for family businesses. Crop budgets and costs of production.

State & Regional Offices

Mitchell Regional Center

Also by Jack Davis

Color-coded drought monitor map of South Dakota. As of March 22, northwest to southeast South Dakota are facing severe drought to abnormally dry conditions, while the northeast is under normal conditions.

Agronomic Considerations for Moisture Deficit Conditions

The current soil moisture stress in South Dakota could be more pronounced than we have seen in last few years. If this continues, cropping decisions may need to be adjusted for the upcoming growing season.

Tanks of anhydrous ammonia being pulled to a field for fertilizer application.

Determining an Economically Optimal Nitrogen Rate for Corn in 2022

While we can't know what the prices of corn and nitrogen fertilizer will be next year, it is very important to understand how the level of both prices will influence corn profitability for 2022.

a farm viewed from the air

SDSU Extension Survey Shows Uptick in State Cropland Values

August 18, 2021

The 31st annual survey examines agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.