The South Dakota 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.
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Guide for the identification and management of Palmer Amaranth in South Dakota
January 03, 2020
SDSU Extension will host private pesticide applicator trainings throughout South Dakota beginning in early January through March.
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.
No-till crop production in South Dakota is on the rise. Marestail is a native plant to the United States and is considered either a winter annual or biennial species that is often difficult to identify at the rosette stage. In the Dakota’s, the Marestail population will germinate in the fall and bolt in the spring.
Kochia is a problem in row crops in North Central South Dakota. New Post-emergent options in corn and soybean have helped alleviate Kochia competition from many fields, but these herbicide options shouldn’t be completely relied upon for a long-term plan for control.
September 30, 2019
Fall is the time to control tough perennial broadleaf lawn weeds. Good moisture in most places in August will have set up good fall growth of perennial weeds.
This week we received a report of insects infesting a soybean field. However, they weren’t insects that we generally think of when the term "soybean insect pests" comes up.