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Flood

Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.

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Guidelines for Livestock Carcass Disposal in South Dakota

Even though every producer tries their best to keep all animals born alive, there will always be death loss in livestock production systems.

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Livestock Loss Assistance

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.

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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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Sheep & Goats

South Dakota ranks fifth nationally in sheep and wool production. And the industry is growing.

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Dairy

As a member of the I-29 Moo University Collaboration, SDSU Extension connects South Dakota’s producers with peers and industry experts across a five-state region.