Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.
Even though every producer tries their best to keep all animals born alive, there will always be death loss in livestock production systems.
Agricultural employers who prioritize their work environment and offerings often have employees that are more satisfied and proficient at their work.
Winter is here and snow and icy roads will increase the risk for accidents. Getting ready to leave the house and going to work on the snow and ice might be a problem for inexperienced people.
It is National Farm Safety Week (September 16-22nd) which also serves as a safety reminder for those involved in agriculture. Silage harvest has been going for a couple of weeks and soybean harvest has started in parts of South Dakota.
You will be amazed how well people can perform as employees or leaders when you take the time to establish job expectations and then empower them to accomplish them.