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Winter wheat emerging in a flooded field.

Effects of Spring Flooding in Winter Wheat

Every winter, growers are curious if their winter wheat will survive the winter. Learn some key factors that determine plant survival along with tips for assessing your fields this spring.

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South Dakota Fertilizer Rate Guidelines Calculator for Corn, Soybean, and Wheat

Calculator for Fertilizer Guidelines for Corn, Soybean and Wheat in South Dakota


Cover Crops

The benefits of planting cover crops are numerous. 

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

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The SDSU Extension team provides unbiased, research-based information to help wheat growers make decisions to improve yields and profits.

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Spring Wheat Variety Trial Results

The 2022 spring wheat reports include data from 10 locations with regional summaries.

Winter wheat.

SDSU Extension 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting To Be Held August 24

August 19, 2022

SDSU Extension, in collaboration with the Jones County Crop Improvement Association, will host the 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting in Draper, South Dakota, on August 24 at 6:30 p.m. CDT.

Winter wheat.
Aug 24

33rd Annual Draper Winter Wheat Meeting

The Jones County Crop Improvement Association, along with SDSU Extension, will host the 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting at the City of Draper Auditorium (Draper, SD 57531), starting at 6:30 p.m. CDT on August 24.

SDSU West River Research Farm land.

SDSU Extension to Host West River Field School June 29

June 08, 2022

The West River Field School will focus on the diverse nature of agriculture in western South Dakota and provide attendees with an opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment with SDSU Extension specialists.

Tilled field with signs of erosion along the field edge.

The Costs of Erosion: Topsoil’s Role in Food Security

The thin layer of topsoil covering our earth sustains almost all of the life we know. Learn some answers to common questions about protecting it from erosion.