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Annual Mitchell Soil Health Event Set for February 14 at Highland Conference Center

January 17, 2019

SDSU Extension will host the annual Mitchell Soil Health Event February 14, 2019 at the Highland Conference Center (2000 Highland Way) in Mitchell.

Soil Health, Corn, Wheat, Soybean, Cover Crops

man holding a small pile of soil in his hands

2019 SD Soil Health Coalition Soil Health Conference & Annual Meeting

January 14, 2019

All are invited to attend the 2019 South Dakota Soil Health Coalition (SDSHC) Soil Health Conference & Annual Meeting January 22 at the Brookings Days Inn (2500 6th Street) and January 23 at Club 71 in the at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium (1396 Stadium Rd) on the campus of South Dakota State University, in Brookings.

Soil Health

A hand holding a soil sample taken from a soybean field.

Soil Testing Labs

This page contains a list of nearby state or private laboratories that can be used for crop production fields, gardens and lawns.

Soil Health, Garden soil, Crop Management

man holding a small pile of soil in his hands

SDSU Extension Hosts 2019 No-Till Event in Wall January 17, 2019

January 07, 2019

SDSU Extension will host 2019 No-Till event, Integrating Livestock, Building Soil January 17, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Wall at the Wall Community Center, Grand Hall (501 Main St.).

Soil Health, Pasture, Beef Cattle

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Feb 14

2019 Soil Health @ Mitchell

SDSU Extension will host a soil health meeting on Feb. 14 at 9:30 AM CST at the Highway Conference Center (2000 Conference Way, Mitchell, SD 57301).

Soil Health, Cover Crops

Jan 17

2019 No-Till @ Wall

SDSU Extension will host a no-till meeting on Jan 17, 2019 at 9:30 AM MST at the Wall Community Center, Grand Hall (501 Main St., Wall, SD 57790).

Corn, Wheat, Crop Management, Conservation, Soil Health

white-tailed buck standing in a clearing with snow on the ground

Natural Resources & Conservation

South Dakota is home to many unique land, water and wildlife resources. Our experts and partners offer research-based information through to help people enjoy, preserve and profit from these natural resources.

Conservation, Grassland, Soil Health, Wildlife

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SDSU Seeks Farmers & Ranchers to Participate in the Soil Resiliency and Crop Insurance Project

December 19, 2018

Researchers with the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU are working with SDSU Extension, faculty and staff on a study to help determine the long-term economic benefits of conservation practices, such as no-till, cover crops and diverse crop rotation, to South Dakota's agriculture producers and citizens in general.

Soil Health, Cover Crops, Crop Management, Conservation

A red tractor and seed drill planting in a no-till field.

Project to Study Soil Health Economics in South Dakota

Soil degradation has become one of the most pressing global issues, because of its adverse effects on world food security, environment and quality of life.

Soil Health, Conservation, Crop Management, Cover Crops, Economics

Doug checking a pasture with cattle.

Soil Health: The Foundation of Life

December 18, 2018

Walking through the fields he has spent more than 40 years caring for, Dan Forgey says it's not the crop he's walking through that captures his attention these days, but the soil he is walking on

Soil Health