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Nov 06

Cattle Artificial Insemination Day Youth Camp

Come learn about the value of bovine artificial insemination, the A.I. process and equipment, while gaining hands on experience during this day camp.

Newborn black angus calf with mother cow.

Beef: Best Management Practices for Cow-Calf Production

This comprehensive book provides producers with insight and education into the latest beef management, handling practices and technology.

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Nov 09

BeefUP - Calving Strategies for Market Advantages

A two-day, in person meeting discussing the impacts of calving distribution on management strategies and how management can drive calving and future returns on calves.

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SDSU Extension to Host BeefUP Sessions in Watertown and Pierre

September 29, 2021

Experts at both two-day sessions will discuss the impacts that calving distribution has on profitability and how management decisions can dictate calving and improve future returns on calves.

SDSU Extension Releases New ‘Cattle HQ’ Podcast Series

September 28, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialists are excited to announce the launch today of a new podcast titled, “Cattle HQ.”

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Organizers Unveil Lineup for the XXVII Range Beef Cow Symposium

September 21, 2021

Cattle ranchers and industry professionals are invited to hear the latest cutting-edge information and updates at the upcoming Range Beef Cow Symposium Nov. 16-17 in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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SDSU Extension Invites Cattle Producers to Take Culling Decisions Survey

September 15, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension is seeking input from cattle producers across the northern Great Plains to identify management decisions influencing culling decisions in reproductive herds.

Small group of black angus cattle at pasture.

SDSU Offers Two Delivery Dates for 2021-2022 Calf Value Discovery Program

August 30, 2021

The South Dakota State University Calf Value Discovery Program will accept steers at two delivery times this year due to dry conditions.

A small herd of cattle grazing a hilly pasture in early fall.

Range Beef Cow Symposium Set for Nov. 16 and 17

August 18, 2021

The XXVII Range Beef Cow Symposium will return to South Dakota Nov. 16 and 17 at the Monument Civic Center in Rapid City.

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Last Chance to Register for 2021 SDSU Extension Feedlot Shortcourse

August 02, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension encourages cattle feeders and backgrounders from South Dakota and surrounding states to attend this year's Feedlot Shortcourse.