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Pest & Crop Newsletter

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.

Corn, Cover Crops, Forage, Field Pea, Flax, Oats, Oilseed, Pulse Crops, Sorghum, Soybean, Sunflower, Wheat, Crop Management

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Jan 08

2019 Private Applicator Certification

SDSU Extension will host Private Applicator training sessions at various locations across South Dakota.

Chemical Safety, Cover Crops, Crop Treatments, Crop Management, Corn, Forage, Field Pea, Flax, Oats, Oilseed, Pulse Crops, Sorghum, Soybean, Sunflower, Wheat

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Jan 29

2019 Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting

The Southeast Research Farm will hold its Annual Meeting from 1 to 3:30 PM CST, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Ron’s Service (41010 SD Highway 18, Tripp, SD 57376).

Corn, Soybean, Beef Cattle, Markets/Prices, Crop Management, Crop Treatments

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Soil Testing Labs

This page contains a list of nearby state or private laboratories that can be used for crop production fields, gardens and lawns.

Soil Health, Garden soil, Crop Management

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SDSU Extension Hosts Workshops During Sioux Falls Farm Show

January 10, 2019

The SDSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources team will host workshops during the Sioux Falls Farm Show, January 23-25, 2019 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Ave).

Soybean, Crop Management, Crop Treatments

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Sunflower Hybrid Variety Trial Results

In 2018, oilseed hybrid sunflower trials were planted at five locations in South Dakota.

Sunflower, Oilseed, Crop Management

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2019 South Dakota Pest Management Guides

The South Dakota 2019 Pest Management guides are now available for free. The guides offer recommendations for controlling weeds, insects, and diseases in a variety of South Dakota crops.

Oilseed, Corn, Wheat, Soybean, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Forage

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Wet Corn: Storage and Late Harvest Options

January 03, 2019

Due to uncooperative weather conditions in areas of the state, harvest 2018 saw many South Dakota farmers facing a difficult decision - harvest wet grain or let it stand in the field.

Corn, Crop Management

A snow-dusted corn stand.
Jan 16

2019 Winter Agronomy Meeting @ Tyndall

SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 16 at 2:30 PM CST at the Tyndall Community Center (1609 Laurel St., Tyndall, SD 57006).

Soybean, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Oilseed, Sorghum, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Economics

A snow-dusted corn stand.
Jan 14

2019 Winter Agronomy Meeting @ Mitchell

SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 14 at 9 AM CST at the MTI Technology Center Amphitheater (1800 E. Spruce St., Mitchell, SD 57301).

Soybean, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Oilseed, Sorghum, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Economics