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A snow-dusted corn stand.
Jan 31

2019 Winter Agronomy Meeting @ Burke

SDSU Extension will host an agronomy meeting on Jan 31 at 9 AM CST at Burke Civic Center (822 Main Street, Burke, SD 57523).

Soybean, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Oilseed, Sorghum, Sunflower, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Economics

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

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Wheat Diseases Identification Pocket Guide

Accurate plant disease identification is the first step in designing effective and sustainable disease management programs. The purpose of this guide is to provide information on how to recognize wheat diseases and also to provide possible management options.


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Tan Spot of Wheat

Tan spot is a devastating disease of wheat in South Dakota and the rest of the wheat producing regions world over. It causes an estimated yield loss of about 5 percent in South Dakota but this loss can go up to 30 percent in individual fields.


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Wheat Variety Trial Results

The 2018 wheat reports include winter wheat data from 15 locations and 11 spring wheat trials.

Wheat, Crop Management


Cover Crops

The benefits of planting cover crops are numerous. 

Wheat, Sorghum, Cover Crops, Field Pea, Soybean, Forage, Oats

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SDSU Extension team provides unbiased, research-based information to help wheat growers make decisions to improve yields and profits.


aerial view of South Dakota farm and surrounding land


During the growing season, iGrow provides weekly production recommendations.

Corn, Cover Crops, Forage, Field Pea, Flax, Oats, Oilseed, Pulse Crops, Sorghum, Soybean, Sunflower, Wheat, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Silage, Pollinators

Sunish Sehgal in a field of wheat

Winter Wheat Breeding Increases Yield Potential

December 18, 2018

It’s been a good year for winter wheat in South Dakota. “I’m very happy with the results this year,” said South Dakota State University Winter Wheat Breeder Sunish Sehgal.

Wheat, Crop Management

A wheat plant with an orange, rust-like growth on its leaves

Current Conditions Favor Disease Development in Spring Wheat

December 18, 2018

South Dakota's spring wheat crop is at risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB) or scab development, said Emmanuel Byamukama, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist.

Wheat, Crop Treatments