Custom cattle feeding can be a “win-win” strategy when done correctly. Feeding someone else’s cattle provides a method to market feedstuffs without tying up the capital required to own the livestock.
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SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.
South Dakota One Health Efforts Look at Antibiotic Use and Other Connections Between Animals and People
November 04, 2019
South Dakota One Health is a collaborative effort that promotes a deeper understanding of the connections between the health of people, animals and the environment.
October 31, 2019
To help beef producers meet Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification expectations, SDSU Extension will host an in-person BQA certification course on Thursday, November 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Technology Center Amphitheater at Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) in Mitchell. SDSU Extension has collaborated with MTI’s animal science program to offer BQA certification to their students, also offered to the public this year.
SDSU Extension will host Annie's Project in 6 sessions on Jan 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb 4 and 11, beginning at 5:30 PM CDT at the Clark Golf Club. (800 N. Idaho St., Clark, SD 57225).
Lots of conversations in agriculture lately focuses around labor or the lack of a labor pool of employees. This is the case not only for dairy farms, but also within the entire agriculture industry.
SDSU Extension will be hosting a BQA certification course on Nov. 21 at 4 PM CDT at the Mitchell Technical Institute, Technology Center Amphitheater (1800 E Spruce St, Mitchell, SD 57301).
SDSU Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on December 11 at 8:30 AM CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron (100 Fourth St. S.W. in Huron, 57350).
SDSU Extension will be hosting a certification course for BQA Transportation on Dec. 10 at 1 PM CDT at the Sioux Falls Regional Livestock (28168 Commerce Ave., Worthing, SD 57077).
October 29, 2019
Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Transportation is the latest certification needed for beef cattle haulers and producers who deliver cattle to major packing plants.