Broadacre spraying of pastures is intended to reduce undesirable plants and increase grasses for livestock. This practice often results in unintended consequences, including damage and reduction of native forbs and reduced profitability. One approach to managing perceived “weedy” plants is incorporating different species of livestock into a grazing operation.
This fact sheet and barn reference are for sheep producers to implement body condition scoring in their management practices.
A fact sheet to address frequently asked questions about forage nitrate toxicity in ruminant livestock.
Water bath canners have fitted lids and removable wire racks. While they come in many sizes, the canner must be deep enough to allow a minimum of 1-2 inches of briskly boiling water that covers the top of jars during processing.
Curriculum intended for out-of-school settings with the goal of promoting healthy lifestyles for 9- and 10-year-old youth and the adult who prepares their meals
A summary of South Dakota responses to guide on-going Extension efforts for South Dakota sheep and goat producers.
Pressure canners may have a weighted-gauge or dial-gauge, for indicating and regulating the pressure during processing.
Having a drought plan in place to best manage pastures is critical in being prepared for next year’s grazing season. Make decisions that will manage risk and promote both flock and financial longevity.