All Precision Agriculture Content
SDSU Extension will host a free virtual fencing workshop on Thursday, January 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT at the Box Elder Events Center (631 Watiki Way, Box Elder, SD 57719).
January16-18: Nitrogen use, drip irrigation and drainage systems, water-smart farming and cover cropping systems.
December 04, 2023
The Precision Livestock Management Field Day in Brookings has been canceled.
November 28, 2023
South Dakota State University Extension is pleased to welcome Sushant Mehan as a new Water Resource Engineer Specialist and assistant professor.
November 01, 2023
South Dakota State University Extension hosted its first Precision Livestock Field School from July 31 to Aug. 2, 2023, at the Cottonwood Field Station near Philip, South Dakota.
A comprehensive guide to grain yield monitoring systems
Soil penetration resistance is an indicator of soil compaction and the force required for root growth through the soil. It can be measured in the field using a tool called a penetrometer.
Depending on animal locations, checking water tanks can require hours of labor and significant fuel costs for remote pastures. Water monitoring systems offer producers a convenient way to check the status of the water sources remotely.
Range Roundup: Precision Technology to Measure Cattle Methane Emissions and Intake on Western S.D. Rangelands
In a recent research project, our precision livestock team deployed technology to measure individual cattle methane emissions and feed intake by disappearance. Learn how this data can be used to help improve day-to-day management decisions on the ranch.
SDSU Extension researchers started a new precision agriculture range project using remote sensing, machine learning, and ground-collected vegetation samples to develop an application to measure forage quality and quantity throughout the state in near real-time.