Bulk density is a commonly measured soil property that can indicate how compacted a soil is and can be used to calculate the percent pore space in the soil.
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Livestock waste can be a valuable source of crop nutrients when correctly managed. Taking a strategic approach to feedlot manure application can increase the value of manure as part of your overall system.
July 26, 2023
South Dakota State University Extension will host an Aug. 9 bus tour highlighting award-winning precision agricultural strategies used by farmers to mitigate saline soils while also maximizing productivity and profitability.
This page contains a list of nearby state or private laboratories that can be used for crop production fields, gardens and lawns.
June 30, 2023
The South Dakota State University Southeast Research Farm Field Day will be held on July 11 near Beresford, South Dakota.
SDSU Extension fertilizer recommendations are based on field research in South Dakota and neighboring states.
Did you know that swine manure is a valuable fertilizer that offers many benefits? Learn how it can be used to promote healthy plant growth, improve soil fertility, and reduce the need for synthetic fertilizers.
March 27, 2023
South Dakota State University Extension has updated the corn nitrogen Fertilizer Recommendations Guide to reflect lowered rate recommendations.
Data from the 2019 survey South Dakota farmers was used to examine how local and operational characteristics such as geographic location within SD, tillage practice, and farm size were related to the adoption of various nutrient management practices.
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.