Weathering drought conditions takes awareness, preparation and proactive management.
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General guide to all South Dakota landowners who may be affected by unplanned fire events.
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.
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.