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Warren Rusche

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Feedlot Specialist


Animal Science Complex 217
Extension-Box 2170
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Warren supports the citizens of South Dakota in his role as an Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Feedlot Specialist at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

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Also by Warren Rusche

Storm debris in a pasture.

Dealing With Storm Debris in Pastures and Hay Fields

Storm debris in pastures and forage-producing fields can pose a significant health risks to livestock. Learns some expert tips for mitigating risks and protecting your animals.

Grain bin damaged by a windstorm.

Salvaging Feed Grain From Damaged Storage Structures

The windstorm that hit South Dakota on May 12, 2022 left an extensive damage in its wake, including damage to grain bin structures. Taking prompt action can help minimize value loss in stored grain.

Tractor pulling manure a spreader through a harvested crop field.

Using Feedlot Manure to Reduce Crop Production Costs

Livestock waste can be a valuable source of crop nutrients when correctly managed. Taking a strategic approach to feedlot manure application can increase the value of manure as part of your overall system.