SDSU Extension publishes the South Dakota Pest & Crop Newsletter to provide growers, producers, crop consultants, and others involved in crop production with timely news pertinent to management of pests, diseases, and weeds in South Dakota.
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January 03, 2020
SDSU Extension will host private pesticide applicator trainings throughout South Dakota beginning in early January through March.
SDSU Extension will host a soil health meeting on Feb. 13 at 9:30 AM CST at the Highway Conference Center (2000 Conference Way, Mitchell, SD 57301).
SDSU Extension to Host Winter Agronomy Meetings and Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings in Southeast South Dakota
January 03, 2020
SDSU Extension will host winter agronomy meetings in Mitchell, Sioux Falls and Yankton in January 2020.
SDSU Extension will host private pesticide applicator trainings throughout the southeast region of South Dakota beginning in early January through March.
Please join us for a Winter Agronomy Meeting this January! Each agronomy meeting is paired with a private pesticide applicator training and includes free lunch.
November 19, 2019
SDSU Extension will host the “Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit” workshop in Colton on Dec. 3.
Planting cover crops and returning crop residues (stover) to the soil both adds nutrients and improves overall soil quality. These practices are common with producers across South Dakota and have been recently studied by researchers to identify how they impact the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
What do we do if it is time to wean calves, but the pen isn’t ready? That can be a real concern during wet fall seasons, such as 2019. Putting calves into muddy pen conditions is far from desirable, but holding calves on the cows deep into fall increases the risk of adverse winter weather and tends to pull body condition off the cows.
September 13, 2019
South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host a fall field day on Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. CDT. The farm is located at 21310 308th Ave., Pierre, S.D. 57501, and is approximately 17 miles east of Pierre on Hwy 34.