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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.
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).
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.