The insects listed in this guide can be pests of rangeland in South Dakota. The best approach for preventing these pests from reaching damaging populations involves routine scouting.
This calculator provides a method for farm families to determine what the full value of the wages/salary and benefits being provided to employees, family and non-family are.
Financial Ratios and Trend Analysis is designed to formulate financial ratios and data, utilizing information provided by the producer.
Everyone has heard the fairytale “Baa Baa Black Sheep Have You Any Wool?” but what about the double-coated California Red, the multi-colored Katahdin sheep with hair, or the East Friesian dairy ewe that produces over 1,100 pounds of milk a year? Sheep come in different shapes, sizes, and colors and all of them provide different functions and uses for producers. These can range from meat, wool, and milk production or a combination of characteristics.
Sales and transport is a stressful time for any animal. Reducing stress factors due to transitions start before the actual purchase of your new project. Managing proper nutrition and disease management are just a couple factors to help your project get off to a great start.
A guide to identifying common ticks in South Dakota
SDSU Extension tool for producers to track the critical management factors that affect reproductive success in beef cattle.
Beef Cattle Budgets can be used to estimate revenues and costs associated with six different beef cattle enterprises.
Effective marketing and risk management techniques often rely on sound benchmarks. Those marketing cattle need reasonable metrics to evaluate received and expected prices.