There are times when farmers need unbiased answers. That’s what we are here for. The SDSU Extension team provides unbiased, research-based information to help wheat growers make decisions to improve yields and profits.
Collaborating with South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU, throughout the growing season, our team showcases local data collected from test plots in a field near you.
The South Dakota Pest Management guides are now available for free. The guides offer recommendations for controlling weeds, insects, and diseases in a variety of South Dakota crops.
The 2020 spring wheat reports include data from 10 locations with regional summaries.
Accurate plant disease identification is the first step in designing effective and sustainable disease management programs. The purpose of this guide is to provide information on how to recognize wheat diseases and also to provide possible management options.
Join us for more information on the 2021 season on January 26, for a virtual annual meeting.
Would you like to learn more about wheat? Join us Jan. 26, 27, 28, and 29 at 10 a.m. CST.
Would you like to learn more about soil health and cover crops? Join us Feb. 16, 17, 18 and 19 at 10 a.m. CST.
As the temperature drops, don’t forget to check on your stored grain. Although most of the South Dakota grain harvest was sufficiently dry this year, we still need to watch grain storage temperatures and conditions.
South Dakota producers that faced market disruptions due to COVID-19 may be eligible for assistance from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Progam 2, available for signup through the USDA's Farm Service Agency until Dec. 11, 2021.