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Livestock Newsletter

SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.

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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.

Beef Cattle, Swine, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Animal Health

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture
Jan 07

Annie's Project @ Clark

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).

Annie's Project, Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Conservation

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Employee Turnover: It Is Important in Agriculture Also

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.

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Dec 11

2019 Livestock Environmental Training for CAFOs Workshop - December

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).

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Swine, Horse, Animal Health, Barns, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, Animal Welfare

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Dec 10

BQA Transportation Certification Course @ Worthing

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).

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle

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Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification needed to deliver cattle

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.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle

I-29 Moo University

I-29 Moo University to Host Dairy Field Days in November

October 28, 2019

The I-29 Moo University will be hosting dairy field days on Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The field days will begin at 12:30 p.m. CST and end at 3:30 p.m. The field days are a collaboration of South Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, and University of Nebraska Extension Services, Iowa State Dairy Association, South Dakota Dairy Producers Association, Nebraska State Dairy Association and the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.

I-29 Moo University, Dairy Cattle

I-29 Moo University

I-29 Moo University to Offer California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo trip

October 28, 2019

The I-29 Moo University will be hosting a California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas Feb. 9-13, 2020. This tour is open to dairy producers and agri-business personnel.

I-29 Moo University, Dairy Cattle

A black, crossbred calf standing in a feedlot.

Choosing Beef Genetics for Use in Dairy Herds

Combinations of new technologies and economic challenges often usher in sweeping changes and opportunities. The use of beef genetics on dairy cows is the most-recent example.