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Flood

Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.

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Crop Management

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oats

Oat Variety Trial Results

In 2018, oat trials were planted at eight locations in South Dakota.

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Soybean Variety Trial Results

13 location reports are available for soybean, conventional soybean and liberty link soybean crop performance testing results.

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Corn Hybrid Trial Results

In 2018, corn and corn silage were conducted at seven locations throughout South Dakota.

wheat field

Wheat Variety Trial Results

The 2018 wheat reports include winter wheat data from 15 locations and 11 spring wheat trials.

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Crops

During the growing season, iGrow provides weekly production recommendations.

A grain storage bin.

Grain Storage: Climate Inside The Bin

December 28, 2018

Grain storage begins with harvest, as drying and storage go hand-in-hand.

Corn, Soybean, Crop Management

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Grain Storage Equipment Preparation

December 18, 2018

Making sure that products store well begins before harvest, said Ruth Beck, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist.

Crop Management, Corn, Soybean, Markets/Prices

Raven Precision Agriculture Center

South Dakota State University Raven Precision Agriculture Center Groundbreaking Ceremony Planned for October 6

December 18, 2018

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new South Dakota State University Raven Precision Agriculture Center will take place on the SDSU campus in Brookings on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 1:30 p.m.

Precision Agriculture, Crop Management

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SDSU Seeks Farmers & Ranchers to Participate in the Soil Resiliency and Crop Insurance Project

December 19, 2018

Researchers with the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU are working with SDSU Extension, faculty and staff on a study to help determine the long-term economic benefits of conservation practices, such as no-till, cover crops and diverse crop rotation, to South Dakota's agriculture producers and citizens in general.

Soil Health, Cover Crops, Crop Management, Conservation

Sunish Sehgal in a field of wheat

Winter Wheat Breeding Increases Yield Potential

December 18, 2018

It’s been a good year for winter wheat in South Dakota. “I’m very happy with the results this year,” said South Dakota State University Winter Wheat Breeder Sunish Sehgal.

Wheat, Crop Management