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Growing Soybeans

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Crops

During the growing season, SDSU Extension provides weekly production recommendations.

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Making the Best of Hail-Damaged Row Crops

Late-season hail damage can leave growers wondering what to do next. Before deciding what to do with your hail-damaged fields, take some time to consider a variety of management options.

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Soybean

SDSU Extension is your partner to increase yields and improve efficiency.

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Sunflower & Oilseeds

There are times when sunflower producers need unbiased answers. That’s what we are here for.

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Cover Crops

The benefits of planting cover crops are numerous. 

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Salvaging Drought-Stressed Soybeans as Feed

One of the more popular questions we’ve been receiving lately involves using soybeans as forage. Although the soybeans planted for grain are not typically bred for forage use, we can salvage the crop for said forage if need be.

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Minnehaha Soybean Cropping Systems Tour Set for Sept. 8

August 16, 2021

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council along with South Dakota State University Extension will be hosting a cropping systems tour in Minnehaha county on Sept. 8.

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'Science for Success: Notes From the Field' Resumes Aug. 6

July 29, 2021

South Dakota growers and agribusiness professionals are invited to join soybean research and Extension specialists from land-grant universities across the country as they host the webinar series, "Science for Success: Notes From the Field."

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Soybean Gall Midge Adults Captured in South Dakota

Although soybean gall midge adults have been captured earlier this spring in neighboring states, the first adults were captured in South Dakota on June 17. So far, our captures are low with one adult at two locations near Burbank and Meckling.

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Next 'Notes from the Field' Webinar to be held June 4

June 01, 2021

South Dakota growers and agribusiness professionals are invited to join soybean research and Extension specialists from land-grant universities across the country as they host the monthly webinar series, "Science for Success: Notes from the Field."