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Learn how living roots improve soil structure and can be used as a tool to fix marginal lands with salty soil conditions.
SDSU Extension will host the West River Field School Wednesday, June 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT at the SDSU West River Research Farm near Sturgis, South Dakota.
May 16, 2022
Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist, received the 2022 Friend of Soil Heath Award at the 2022 Soil Health Conference.
The thin layer of topsoil covering our earth sustains almost all of the life we know. Learn some answers to common questions about protecting it from erosion.
Guide for judging South Dakota rangelands for livestock and wildlife values
For rangelands to maintain productivity and produce adequate levels of forage, soil health must be sustained and function properly.
Two of the main environmental conditions that drive post-wildfire rangeland recovery include health of the rangeland ecosystem prior to the wildfire and climatic variables, such as precipitation or drought after the fire event.