Coming off a year of record prices across all classifications of sheep, the current drop in prices has been a bit discouraging. Using historic pricing data, we can observe seasonal price fluctuations that may make holding onto lambs a little longer a more-profitable option.
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Water intake is critical for ensuring flock health, performance and heat stress mitigation. Learn some key considerations for water quality and intake requirements.
July 14, 2022
Applications are now available for the SDSU Extension Emerging Sheep Producers Program, a program designed for producers who want to increase their knowledge of the sheep industry and improve their skills needed to be successful shepherds.
The need for more small meat processing capacity and skilled workers is not a new problem facing rural America. No matter the reason for wanting to build, here are some steps to consider before diving in.
July 13, 2022
Industry specialists from both South Dakota and North Dakota will discuss topics, such as consumer preferences, marketing plans, processing and product distribution.
There is ongoing development of cell-based or lab-grown meat products by numerous companies around the world.
South Dakota ranks sixth nationally in sheep and wool production. And the industry is growing.
Summer is on the way and with it many sheep and goat shows and sales. Do you have the right documentation to be transporting your animals?
The SDSU Extension Emerging Sheep Producers Program is designed for sheep producers who want to develop or improve a full or part-time sheep operation
SDSU Extension, Nebraska Extension and K-State Research and Extension To Host Diversifying With Small Ruminants Workshops
May 16, 2022
SDSU Extension, in collaboration with Nebraska Extension and K-State Research and Extension, will host a series of Diversifying with Small Ruminants workshops June 7-9.