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Ruth Beck

SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist

605-773-8120

SDSU Extension Pierre Regional Center
412 W Missouri Ave
Pierre, SD 57501

An agronomist with a diverse set of responsibilities that include private applicator training, central and western SD field school, no till management, cover crops, wheat, sunflower, sorghum, peas and lentils. I work an area that includes most of central and west central SD and write numerous iGrow articles each year.

Also by Ruth Beck

hand examining clump of soil organic matter

SDSU Extension to Host Mitchell Soil Health Workshop on February 13

January 13, 2020

SDSU Extension will host a Soil Health Workshop on February 13, at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. The event will focus on climate, weather, livestock integration, cover crops, carbon-to-nitrogen ratios and the benefits of manure for building organic matter and carbon in soil.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Soil Health, Soybean, Corn, Wheat

A close up view of the stem of palmer amaranth which is hairless.

Identification and Management of Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota

Guide for the identification and management of Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota

hand examining clump of soil organic matter
Feb 13

2020 Soil Health @ Mitchell

SDSU Extension will host a soil health meeting on Feb. 13 at 9:30 AM CST at the Highway Conference Center (2000 Conference Way, Mitchell, SD 57301).

Soil Health, Cover Crops