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Grain Storage Calculator

An Excel based spreadsheet for corn, soybean, spring and winter wheat producers.

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Beef Management & Reproduction Report Card

SDSU Extension tool for producers to track the critical management factors that affect reproductive success in beef cattle.

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Dakota & Lakota Traditional Games Resource

Play these games to promote the development of physical endurance, coordination, dexterity, quickness and strength.

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South Dakota Pest Management Guides

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.

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Range Improvements, Grazing Systems and Net Present Value, What is the Right Balance?

As farms and ranches across South Dakota continue to endure increasing costs of production while receiving less cash for grain and livestock marketed; ranch managers must be extra diligent when implementing new range improvements and grazing systems on their ranches.

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The Calving Distribution Calculator

Excel calculator for calving distribution

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The Bovine Estrous Cycle

Fact sheet on the bovine estrous cycle. Available in English and Spanish.

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Understanding Estrous Synchronization of Cattle

Fact sheet on the use of estrus synchronization of cattle. Available in English and Spanish.

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Basics of Body Condition Scoring (BCS)

Fact sheet about the basics of body condition scoring for cattle.

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Influence of Body Condition on Reproductive Performance of Beef Cows

Fact sheet about understanding effects of body condition score on reproductive performance.