Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.
Even though every producer tries their best to keep all animals born alive, there will always be death loss in livestock production systems.
The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) is designed to provide a payment to livestock owners or contract growers who experience excess livestock deaths due to adverse weather, including winter storms, floods, extreme cold and blizzards, eligible disease and eligible attacks.
When the winter snowfall begins to melt, oftentimes into ground already saturated from fall precipitation, significant areas in the state can face severe flooding in the spring.
SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.
Agricultural employers who prioritize their work environment and offerings often have employees that are more satisfied and proficient at their work.
February 11, 2019
An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO), is set for March 6, 2019 in Huron at the Crossroads Convention Center (100 Fourth St. S.W.).
In 2015, a specific strain of a germ called Salmonella heidelberg made 56 people sick in 15 different states.
February 06, 2019
I-29 Moo University Collaboration Hosts 2019 Dairy Beef Short Course March 26, 2019 in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in conjunction with the Central Plains Dairy Expo.