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Jan 16

2019 Winter Agronomy Meeting @ Tyndall

SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 16 at 2:30 PM CST at the Tyndall Community Center (1609 Laurel St., Tyndall, SD 57006).

Soybean, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Oilseed, Sorghum, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Economics

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Jan 14

2019 Winter Agronomy Meeting @ Mitchell

SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 14 at 9 AM CST at the MTI Technology Center Amphitheater (1800 E. Spruce St., Mitchell, SD 57301).

Soybean, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Oilseed, Sorghum, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Economics

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Jan 31

2019 Winter Agronomy Meeting @ Burke

SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 31 at 9 AM CST at Burke Civic Center (822 Main Street, Burke, SD 57523).

Soybean, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Oilseed, Sorghum, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Economics

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AgBusiness

Modern agriculture requires savvy financial planning and strategy.

Economics, Agricultural Land Value, Cash Rent, Markets/Prices

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Agriculture Producers Invited to Attend SDSU Extension Ag Economic Dialogues In Person or Via Webinar

December 19, 2018

SDSU Extension will hold Farm Economic Dialogues November 14,2018, from 9 a.m. to noon (CST) at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls (2001 E. Eighth St.). The dialogues will also be live streamed for South Dakotans interested in participating via webinar.

Economics, Markets/Prices

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SDSU Extension Helps Explain Recently Announced USDA Trade Assistance

December 19, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the details of assistance to farmers due to increased trade tariffs.

Economics, Markets/Prices

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Trade Impacts on Soybeans

Agricultural trade agreements were first established in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), legal treaty signed initially by 23 nations in 1947. The purpose was to promote international trade by reducing barriers such as tariffs.

Soybean, Crop Management, Markets/Prices, Economics

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Project to Study Soil Health Economics in South Dakota

Soil degradation has become one of the most pressing global issues, because of its adverse effects on world food security, environment and quality of life.

Soil Health, Conservation, Crop Management, Cover Crops, Economics

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USDA-ARMS Survey Data: Benefits for university agriculture research & outreach

Conducted since the mid-1990s, the USDA Agricultural Management Resource Survey (ARMS) is a multi-phase, multi-level nationwide survey of agricultural producers that collects information on a large sample of farms and their characteristics.

Economics, Agricultural Land Value, Markets/Prices

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Importance of Keeping Records for Filing Taxes

December 19, 2018

While most citizens must file taxes by April 16, 2018, farmers' and ranchers' taxes must be filed by March 1, 2018. Due to the filing deadline many producers are beginning the process of gathering their important paperwork.

Economics