Climate and weather impact the daily lives and livelihoods of all South Dakotans. Climate extremes, like flood and drought, and weather events, like blizzards and thunderstorms, have an impact on farms, rural communities and cities across the state. SDSU Extension has information and resources to keep South Dakotans informed and to help prepare for climate and weather extremes in all seasons of the year.
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Join us on Mondays at 11 a.m. CST starting April 12 for more information on Drought in South Dakota.
General guide to all South Dakota landowners who may be affected by unplanned fire events.
Although it isn’t an insect, the twospotted spider mite is an occasional pest of crops in South Dakota, and its populations can rapidly increase during dry conditions.
Adaptive management is a strategy that livestock producers can use to manage year-to-year variability in forage production and build drought resiliency for their operations.