Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent rain and damaging storms.
Effective marketing and risk management techniques often rely on sound benchmarks. Those marketing cattle need reasonable metrics to evaluate received and expected prices.
August 15, 2019
SDSU Extension will focus on production and marketing decisions at the August and September Ag Economic Dialogues.
August 12, 2019
SDSU Extension staff will be hosting several forums during Dakotafest 2019 held August 20-22 on the Schlaffman Farm near Mitchell, S.D., (2300 E Spruce Street) inside booth #600.
July 08, 2019
The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a Financial Impairment on the Farm webinar from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on July 30, 2019. The webinar is free and open to all those involved in production agriculture, specifically producers and agri-business personnel.
June 19, 2019
SDSU Extension is hosting open house meetings in Faulkton and Aberdeen June 21, 2019 to address the current state of farming.
Corn grain has been for a long time the world standard when it comes to energy feeds for livestock. It has been traditionally a quite homogeneous, energy-dense feed, only surpassed from this perspective by oils and fats or by other feedstuffs also rich in lipids.
During the 2002 drought there was a need to stretch corn silage supplies as a result of the drought that affected the U.S. Now we deal with the opposite scenario, where excessive spring rains have not allowed farmers to get to the fields. In both situations livestock producers face challenges.
June 18, 2019
SDSU Extension is hosting open house agronomy meetings in eight South Dakota locations, to address the current state of farming due to excessive moisture.
The recently released 2017 Census of Agriculture data shows that South Dakota has experienced a considerable increase in acreage harvested of two major crops, corn and soybeans over the past decade.
June 04, 2019
SDSU Extension will host Ag Economics Dialogues Webinar, which will focus on the 2018 farm bill commodity safety net decisions and market outlook, June 14, 2019 from 10 a.m. to Noon (central). In addition to the webinar, the Ag Economics Dialogues will be held live in Sioux Falls at the SDSU Extension Regional Center (2001 E. 8th Street).