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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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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.

A small herd of black angus cattle at pasture.

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.

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Effects of Shipping and Heat Stress on Embryonic Mortality in Cattle

Fact sheets on the effect of shipping and heat stress on embryonic mortality in cattle.

A group of black Angus cows standing in spring pasture.

Detection of Standing Estrus in Cattle

Fact sheet to help with the detection of standing estrus in cattle. Available in English and Spanish.