South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension will be hosting a beef day on Jan. 16 at 8 AM CST at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium (1396 Stadium Rd., Brookings, SD 57006).
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2019 Growing Season Challenges Addressed by SDSU Extension Staff During Faulkton & Aberdeen Open-Houses
June 19, 2019
SDSU Extension is hosting open house meetings in Faulkton and Aberdeen June 21, 2019 to address the current state of farming.
June 18, 2019
SDSU Extension is hosting open house agronomy meetings in eight South Dakota locations, to address the current state of farming due to excessive moisture.
South Dakota producers have the option to receive beef quality assurance (BQA) certification.
The new version of Pork Quality Assurance® Plus (PQA), Version 4.0, will be released June 5, 2019. Producers preparing to recertify their site status will want to review their previous site assessments and take note of a few minor changes that were made to the new assessment form.
During the November 7th Animal Care Wednesday Webinar, updates regarding several livestock transportation topics were shared by two presenters.
Confinement barns provide some advantages to both the animals and caregivers compared to outside pens or pasture systems.
December 18, 2018
As of Jan. 1, 2019 one of the nation's largest processors of U.S. beef, Tyson Foods, will require that all beef they purchase is sourced from Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified producers. Additionally, by Jan. 1, 2020 all cattle transporters hauling to Tyson Foods' harvest facilities will need BQA Transportation (BQAT) certification.