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two veterinarians checking a horse inside a barn
Mar 13

South Dakota One Health: Managing Pain in People and Animals

The latest in our series of One Health South Dakota seminars will focus on the efforts that health care providers and veterinarians undertake to prevent and manage pain – acute as well as chronic – in their patients.

Beef Cattle, Swine, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Animal Health, Dairy Goats, Goats, Horse, Poultry, Rabbit

A South Dakota Mesonet station in a snow-covered field.

SD Mesonet Livestock Stress Tool

Weather conditions in the Northern Plains can present more than a few challenges for livestock producers. From below zero or blizzard conditions during winter or even spring, to heat waves in the summer months, farmers and ranchers need to be prepared for rapidly changing conditions to provide the best care for their livestock and minimize their risks of losses.

five beef cows standing in a pasture

Livestock Newsletter

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

hand examining clump of soil organic matter

SDSU Extension to Host Mitchell Soil Health Workshop on February 13

January 13, 2020

SDSU Extension will host a Soil Health Workshop on February 13, at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. The event will focus on climate, weather, livestock integration, cover crops, carbon-to-nitrogen ratios and the benefits of manure for building organic matter and carbon in soil.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Soil Health, Soybean, Corn, Wheat

A group of ranchers meeting out in the range.

Farmer Appreciation Dinner and Caring for Your Neighbor Event to be held in Sisseton on Jan. 14

January 10, 2020

South Dakota’s farm and ranch families are invited to a Farmer Appreciation Dinner and Caring for Your Neighbor Event on Jan. 14 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Sisseton.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Health

I-29 Moo University
Mar 24

2020 Dairy Beef Short Course

I-29 Moo University Collaboration will host the annual Dairy Beef Short Course on March 24 beginning at the Denny Sanford Premier Center (1201 N. West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104).

Dairy Cattle, Beef Cattle

Holstein Dairy Calves lying in fresh straw, wearing calf blankets to help keep warm.

Managing Un-Weaned Dairy Calves During Cold Weather

Winter can present extra challenges for dairy producers and heifer growers as they try to keep calves alive and growing adequately in frigid temperatures.

herd of mixed cattle in a dry lot

Latest Research to Be Shared at SDSU Beef Day on Jan. 16

January 14, 2020

Learn about the most-recent, beef-related research at South Dakota State University during the first annual SDSU Beef Day on Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. in the Club 71 meeting room of the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Quality Assurance, Pasture, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

A brown cow and a black calf standing in a muddy, water-soaked feedlot.

Notes From the ADRDL: Yersinia Infections Taking Advantage of Beef Cattle

Of all the germs associated with cattle illnesses during the challenging summer and fall, a pathogen that’s not one of the usual suspects has been identified in several cases of cattle death losses in Eastern South Dakota.

I-29 Moo University

I-29 Moo University Winter Workshop Series Will Focus on Dairy Calves

December 05, 2019

Learn about the latest research in dairy calf management and care

I-29 Moo University, Dairy Cattle