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SDSU Extension works with forage producers, providing them with access to quick tests, research-based information, and best management practices to help maximize yields and nutritional quality of forages.

Twine or netting? Yes, our team can help you make this decision too. 

Featured Resources

several plots of alfalfa

Alfalfa Variety Trial Results

Progress reports for alfalfa variety trials

A green cut alfalfa field dries as the sun sets.

Forage Inventory and Demand Calculator

Calculator for inventorying livestock and forage on hand to determine additional forage purchase needs, or livestock sales.

A reddish brown calf with a white face grazing in a snow covered pasture

Opportunities for Swath Grazing in South Dakota

Fact sheet on the opportunities for Swath Grazing in South Dakota

Upcoming Events

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Feb 27

Forage Crop Hour

February 27-29: Forage insects, alternative forage options, and forage rotations

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