The arrival of spring in South Dakota means warmer weather and more outdoor activities. However, it also brings an increase in tick activity.
There have been questions regarding spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 through drinking water.
Fact sheet about insecticide treatment options for protecting ash trees against emerald ash borer.
Outdoor activities seem extra inviting this time of year, and many people are already enjoying the long days and warmer temperatures. Ticks and mosquitoes share the outdoors with us, but there are things you can do to prevent bites from both.
Pictorial guide for common insect pests of alfalfa in South Dakota
Pictorial guide for common insect pests of sorghum in South Dakota.
Summary report of X-ray scanning confirms soil health benefits from conservation practices.
Guide to field pea production and utilization in South Dakota
The higher amounts of snow this year will increase the chance of flooding and the potential water damage to homes and residential properties. Now is the time to consider purchasing a flood insurance policy.
As South Dakota and our surrounding neighbors begin to deal with the consequences of spring snowmelt and the dramatic flash flooding that came about from the region’s most recent winter storm, we can only hope that conditions begin to improve quickly.