Effective marketing and risk management techniques often rely on sound benchmarks. Those marketing cattle need reasonable metrics to evaluate received and expected prices. The common prices specific to South Dakota are the fed steer and cull cow prices from Sioux Falls Regional Livestock in Worthing, South Dakota, and the average feeder steer and stocker (5-600#) steer prices from reported sales across South Dakota.
Monthly Cattle Prices and Basis Levels
Do you like people and wish to provide educational or entertainment opportunities that showcases your farm or ranch? If so, agritourism is an opportunity you may wish to explore!
SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension are joining forces to provide Annie's Project on October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2 and 9 from 5:30-8:45 p.m. MT in Bowman, North Dakota.
SDSU Extension and the International Farm Transition Network are holding an online training session discussing long-term care impacts on family farming operations on September 27 at noon CDT.