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A red, three-stall feed shed with a dwindling supply of livestock feed.

Managing Through Feed Supply Disruptions

Availability of distillers grains may be limited in some locations because of production slow-downs related to COVID-19 and changes in the supply-demand picture for fuel.

Cover crops growing in a field of harvested corn.

Utilizing Cover Crops for Grazing: An Assessment on Economic Benefits

Grazing cover crops by cattle provides an option to offset cover crop seed costs and increase farm revenue. To facilitate farmers’ decision making, this article will evaluate the economic profitability from grazing cattle on cover crops using a partial budgeting approach.

South Dakota agricultural landscape painted with Spring colors and a setting Sun.

Cash Flow is Critical

Strong business management skills and systems do not go out of style in times of uncertainty. These skills will help the business work through downturns in commodity prices. Cash flow budget accuracy is critical in developing and controlling the business.

a new small plant growing out of the soil
Oct 16

2020 Ag Economic Dialogues: October

Are you a farmer or rancher dealing with beef cattle? Join us for a free webinar for cattle considerations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle

a new small plant growing out of the soil
Sep 18

2020 Ag Economic Dialogues: September

Are you a farmer or rancher dealing with beef cattle? Join us for a free webinar for cattle considerations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle

a new small plant growing out of the soil
Aug 14

2020 Ag Economic Dialogues: August

Are you a farmer or rancher dealing with beef cattle? Join us for a free webinar for cattle considerations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle

a new small plant growing out of the soil
Jul 17

2020 Ag Economic Dialogues: July

Are you a farmer or rancher dealing with beef cattle? Join us for a free webinar for cattle considerations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle

a new small plant growing out of the soil
Jun 19

2020 Ag Economic Dialogues: June

Are you a farmer or rancher dealing with beef cattle? Join us for a free webinar for cattle considerations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle

a new small plant growing out of the soil
May 15

2020 Ag Economic Dialogues: May

Are you a farmer or rancher dealing with beef cattle? Join us for a free webinar for cattle considerations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle

a new small plant growing out of the soil

SDSU Extension to Address Economic and Marketing Issues in Crop and Livestock Production During Ag Economic Dialogue Series

March 16, 2020

SDSU Extension will host monthly Ag Economic Dialogues throughout 2020 to assist farmers and ranchers in making the best and most profitable decisions for their operations.

Markets/Prices, Farm Business Management, Beef Cattle