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Impacts in Water & Cropping Systems

Grassed waterway leading to a large watershed in the distance.
Courtesy: USDA NRCS South Dakota

SDSU Extension’s agronomy team works to boost farmers’ yields and profits by providing access to research-based information, resources and local agronomic information.

Corn field with soil salinity problem.

South Dakota producers share their stories with SDSU Extension’s Every Acre Counts program

SDSU Extension has released nine videos of producers sharing their experiences in the Every Acre Counts program.

A group of people rides on a trailer through the Northeast Research Farm

Summer field days showcase South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station sites

Each summer, the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station system showcases its research stations with field days. The days include guided tours of each facility and presentations from SDSU and SDSU Extension researchers. Producers, industry professionals and members of the general public can see how winter wheat varieties are tested, or take a trip through a high tunnel.

SDSU Extension growing reach through podcasts

There are now three SDSU Extension podcasts: “Streamlines,” a deep dive into water management and its effects on South Dakota agriculture; “CattleHQ,” for cow/calf producers; and “Home Starts Here,” a showcase of South Dakotans at work in their home communities.