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Agriculture

Salvaging Drought Stressed Crops

While drought-stressed crops can be utilized as forage for livestock, there are many factors to consider before harvesting. To help producers navigate through these issues, SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition released the, “Salvaging Drought Stressed Crops” video series. Every farm and ranch face its own unique challenges and this information is intended to be applied as producers see fit to their own personal situations.

Use these links to view each video or visit the entire playlist.

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Crops

During the growing season, SDSU Extension provides weekly production recommendations.

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Livestock

South Dakota is home to a dynamic livestock industry.

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AgBusiness

Modern agriculture requires savvy financial planning and strategy.

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Safety & Training

Covering the range from animal handling to equipment safety, including training and certification to keep producers and their workforce productive.

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Natural Resources & Conservation

South Dakota is home to many unique land, water and wildlife resources. Our experts and partners offer research-based information through to help people enjoy, preserve and profit from these natural resources.

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Climate and Weather

View resources to predict, prepare and recover from weather-related events year-round, including the latest drought and flood information.

Upcoming Events

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Nov 02

2021 SDSU Swine Day

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will host the 2021 Swine Day on Nov. 2 at 9 AM CDT at McCrory Gardens (631 22nd Ave., Brookings, SD 57006).

Nov 06

Goat Butchering Class

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will be holding a goat butchery course on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the SDSU Meat Lab, in Brookings, South Dakota from 8:30 -11:30 a.m. CDT.

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Nov 09

BeefUP - Calving Strategies for Market Advantages

A two-day, in person meeting discussing the impacts of calving distribution on management strategies and how management can drive calving and future returns on calves.

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Nov 15

Sustaining the Legacy @ Aberdeen

Join South Dakota State Univeristy (SDSU) Extension and industry professionals for a 2-day Estate Planning and Farm Succession Conference at the Ramkota (1400 8th Ave. NW) in Aberdeen from Nov. 15-16.