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USDA FSA: Bison herds affected with Mycoplasma bovis now eligible for livestock assistance programs, carcass disposal assistance also available

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has announced that bison death losses resulting from Mycoplasma bovis are now eligible for the livestock indemnity program, retroactive for 2021.

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South Dakota pork producers have a chance to tell their story

March 14, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is encouraging South Dakota hog farmers to join the Your Farm Sustainability Report, a Pork Checkoff-funded project.

Multi-generation Native American ranching family.
May 10

International Farm Transition Network Training - Farmer’s Yards

SDSU Extension and the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) are holding an online training session presenting “The International Applicability of Farmer’s Yards” on Wednesday, May 10 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. CDT.

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Modern agriculture requires savvy financial planning and strategy.

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Register now for spring 2023 Landowner Prescribed Fire Training

March 06, 2023

The South Dakota Grassland Coalition, in partnership with SDSU Extension and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host several free Prescribed Fire Training sessions tailored to private landowners.

Tom Hausmann gives a briefing before the burn, while Greg Schmitz listens with the rest of the burn crew.

Range Roundup: Partnership Between Absentee Landowner and Rancher Allows for Pasture Renovation

Properly maintained pastures require ongoing, cooperative and mutually beneficial processes planned by landowners and renters, especially if the owners are absentee. Learn some key considerations for starting the process.

Farmer observing no-till field at sunset.

Carbon Markets and Opportunities for Farmers

There is growing interest in paying farmers for regenerative agricultural practices as a means for sequestering carbon. Learn about some of the benefits and challenges that carbon capture opportunities offer for producers.

Sectioned field of rye

Join SDSU Extension for two days of rye production, usage training

January 30, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension will host two days of Rye Production and Utilization Workshops on Feb. 15-16 in two South Dakota communities.

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Monthly Cattle Prices and Basis Levels

Effective marketing and risk management techniques often rely on sound benchmarks. Those marketing cattle need reasonable metrics to evaluate received and expected prices.

Young nursery piglets.

Register now for 2023-2024 SowBridge Educational Series

January 17, 2023

Registration is now open for SowBridge, a series for those who work with sows, boars and piglets, and in swine genetic and reproductive areas.