Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.
Recent flooding has wreaked havoc on livestock producers in Southeastern S.D., while blizzard conditions and feet of snow are still creating challenges for producers in the North and Western sides of the state.
To better understand producer perceptions on rotational grazing, we sent out 1,500 surveys to South Dakota ranchers inquiring about adoption status and perceptions of rotational grazing.
Grazing land occupies 54% of rural land and accounts for a key portion of land use in South Dakota. Many grassland problems can be avoided by using efficient grazing management practices.
We are beginning to enter the last 3 months of gestation for the majority of spring-calving cows in South Dakota.
The insects listed in this guide can be pests of rangeland in South Dakota. The best approach for preventing these pests from reaching damaging populations involves routine scouting.