Fly control on dairies is an important pest management consideration that impacts the bottom line by affecting overall animal productivity and health.
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SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.
The South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting is the major Veterinary Continuing Education event sponsored by the SDVMA each year. The conference, which will be presented virtually in 2020, strives to provide practitioners of the state and surrounding areas the latest in practical knowledge they can immediately put to use for their clients and patients. The meeting features a Large Animal (equine + food animal) and Small Animal track.
What would African Swine Fever testing look like through the lens of our veterinary diagnostic laboratories? Interestingly, we know exactly what it looks like, because it’s already being done at sites such as the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory at South Dakota State University.
June 12, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), originally scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, has been canceled.
SDSU Extension will be hosting a virtual feedlot shortcourse beginning on July 16 at 12:30 p.m. CDT and running through August 27.
This article will share a rancher’s perspective on challenging heifers during the breeding season in Northwestern South Dakota.
Reproductive performance of an operation is important to the overall success and bottom line of that operation. Benchmarking may be beneficial as it can help focus limited management time on critical areas of an individual’s beef cow business.
With summer temperatures and higher humidity levels upon us, dairy producers need enact their heat abatement strategies on farm for all livestock.
The use of estrous synchronization with natural service provides an opportunity to utilize the benefits of synchronization. However, the first question producers ask is, “How many more bulls do I need?"