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.
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.
The 2022 winter wheat reports include data from 14 locations with regional summaries and one forage trial results.
SDSU Extension will host Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit Conference and the Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting, Dec. 2, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex Community Center (800 Archery Lane, Yankton, SD).
A black light trap at the SDSU West River Research Farm near Sturgis has started capturing army cutworm moths. This indicates that the moths that migrated west this spring are returning to the South Dakota plains to lay eggs.
August 19, 2022
SDSU Extension, in collaboration with the Jones County Crop Improvement Association, will host the 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting in Draper, South Dakota, on August 24 at 6:30 p.m. CDT.
The Jones County Crop Improvement Association, along with SDSU Extension, will host the 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting at the City of Draper Auditorium (Draper, SD 57531), starting at 6:30 p.m. CDT on August 24.