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Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.

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Guidelines for Livestock Carcass Disposal in South Dakota

Even though every producer tries their best to keep all animals born alive, there will always be death loss in livestock production systems.

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Livestock Loss Assistance

The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) is designed to provide a payment to livestock owners or contract growers who experience excess livestock deaths due to adverse weather, including winter storms, floods, extreme cold and blizzards, eligible disease and eligible attacks.

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Livestock Newsletter

SDSU Extension publishes the Livestock Newsletter to provide South Dakota producers, industry professionals and consumers with timely research-based recommendations.

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Cell-Based Meat Products: Background and Current Status

There is ongoing development of cell-based or lab-grown meat products by numerous companies around the world.

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Sheep & Goats

South Dakota ranks fifth nationally in sheep and wool production. And the industry is growing.

Urban Ag Day Attendees

Urban Ag Day Event Provides Hands-On Opportunity for Students

December 18, 2018

More than 80 fourth-grade students from Milbank area schools spent the day gaining hands-on knowledge of the state's number one industry of agriculture during SDSU Extension's Urban Ag Day held May 3, 2018 at the Grant County 4-H grounds.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Swine

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Veterinarians Updated on Pain Control & Anesthetic Use in Food Animals

December 19, 2018

Providing pain control prior to and following surgical procedures is becoming more commonly accepted - and requested - by producers for their food animals.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Swine