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AgBusiness

Modern agriculture requires savvy financial planning and strategy.

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Jun 08

International Farm Transition Network Annual Conference

SDSU Extension and the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) will host the 2022 IFTN Annual Conference, a professional development opportunity for estate planning and farm transition professionals, in Lincoln, Neb. June 8-9.

Grain bin damaged by a windstorm.

Salvaging Feed Grain From Damaged Storage Structures

The windstorm that hit South Dakota on May 12, 2022 left an extensive damage in its wake, including damage to grain bin structures. Taking prompt action can help minimize value loss in stored grain.

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South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends

The 2022 South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 32nd annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.

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SDSU Extension Field Specialist Encourages Proactive Farm Transition Management

May 05, 2022

SDSU Extension and the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) will host the 2022 IFTN Annual Conference, a professional development opportunity for estate planning and farm transition professionals, in Lincoln, Neb. June 8-9.

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April Ag Economic Dialogues Discusses Carbon Credit Contracts

April 08, 2022

SDSU Extension will host the next Ag Economic Dialogues webinar on April 15 at 10 a.m. CDT. The April webinar will cover how to evaluate carbon credit contracts.

Color-coded drought monitor map of South Dakota. As of March 22, northwest to southeast South Dakota are facing severe drought to abnormally dry conditions, while the northeast is under normal conditions.

Agronomic Considerations for Moisture Deficit Conditions

The current soil moisture stress in South Dakota could be more pronounced than we have seen in last few years. If this continues, cropping decisions may need to be adjusted for the upcoming growing season.

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Planning Forage Needs

Inventorying and planning for hay and other forage feed needs is essential every year, especially when production is uncertain due to drought or excess moisture.

Young woman reviewing data on a laptop with a producer inside a hay shelter.
Nov 18

Ag Economic Dialogues - November

This free, 1-hour webinar was created to assist farmers and ranchers in making the best and most profitable decisions for their operations.

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Oct 21

Ag Economic Dialogues - October

This free, 1-hour webinar was created to assist farmers and ranchers in making the best and most profitable decisions for their operations.