Our team of experts is here to provide research-based information and resources to boost health, production and profits on South Dakota dairies. And, we are here to support employees as well, with hiring tips, cow-handling and other essential training tools in Spanish and English.
Our team collaborates with stakeholders to provide essential certification trainings like Beef Quality Assurance and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO).
As a member of the I-29 Moo University Collaboration, SDSU Extension connects South Dakota’s producers with peers and industry experts across a five-state region.
I-29 Moo University Collaboration will host the fifth annual Dairy Beef Short Course on March 26, 2019 beginning at the Denny Sanford Premier Center, Rooms 1 & 2 (1201 N. West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104).
The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) is designed to provide a payment to livestock owners or contract growers who experience excess livestock deaths due to adverse weather, including winter storms, floods, extreme cold and blizzards, eligible disease and eligible attacks.
Even though every producer tries their best to keep all animals born alive, there will always be death loss in livestock production systems.
When the winter snowfall begins to melt, oftentimes into ground already saturated from fall precipitation, significant areas in the state can face severe flooding in the spring.