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South Dakota Ag Land Soil Tables Tool

The Ag Land Soil Tables Tool allows users to view soil data and download data by county to further understand the soil rating system. It can help appraisers make baseline agricultural land assessments and determine if adjustments from baseline are needed.

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SDSU Extension Dakotafest 2019 Forums Feature Crop Outlook, Weather Outlook & Ash Borer Update

August 12, 2019

SDSU Extension staff will be hosting several forums during Dakotafest 2019 held August 20-22 on the Schlaffman Farm near Mitchell, S.D., (2300 E Spruce Street) inside booth #600.

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2019 Growing Season Challenges Addressed by SDSU Extension Staff During Faulkton & Aberdeen Open-Houses

June 19, 2019

SDSU Extension is hosting open house meetings in Faulkton and Aberdeen June 21, 2019 to address the current state of farming.

group of farmers, ranchers, and community members at a meeting. Courtesy: Gary Potts, USDA

Bring Your Agronomy Questions for SDSU Extension Staff to Answer During Open House Near You

June 18, 2019

SDSU Extension is hosting open house agronomy meetings in eight South Dakota locations, to address the current state of farming due to excessive moisture.

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SDSU Extension Helps with Estate and Farm Transition Planning through Workshops

February 15, 2019

SDSU Extension staff offers unique workshops to answer questions involved with estate planning and aid in planning for farm transitions. The Sustaining the Legacy-Estate Planning and Farm Transitions Conferences, developed for all parties involved in the farm or ranch operation will be held in Milbank, beginning March 6, 2019.

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South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends

The 2019 SDSU Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 29th annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.

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AgBusiness

Modern agriculture requires savvy financial planning and strategy.

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Rates of Return to Pasture and Cropland Diverge

February 04, 2019

The gross rate of return to pasture versus cropland widened in 2018 to a 1.1 percentage point difference compared to 2017.

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2018 SDSU Land Value Cash Rental Rate Overview

February 04, 2019

According to the 2018 SDSU Farm Real Estate Market Survey, statewide change in average cash rental rates per-acre from 2017 to 2018 was positive for cropland, increasing on average by $3 per acre; and unchanged for pasture/rangeland.

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USDA-ARMS Survey Data: Benefits for university agriculture research & outreach

Conducted since the mid-1990s, the USDA Agricultural Management Resource Survey (ARMS) is a multi-phase, multi-level nationwide survey of agricultural producers that collects information on a large sample of farms and their characteristics.