SDSU Extension publishes the South Dakota Pest & Crop Newsletter to provide growers, producers, crop consultants, and others involved in crop production with timely news pertinent to management of pests, diseases, and weeds in South Dakota.
This article analyzes the actual cost of production (2017) compared to the projected cost (2018) for corn, soybeans, and wheat in the Northern Great Plains based on figures from the Economic Research Service.
The SDSU Extension Silage/Earlage Calculator is designed to help corn and livestock producers answer questions regarding the value of standing fields of corn either as grain, silage and earlage.
This SDSU Extension calculator is designed to formulate financial ratios and data, utilizing information provided by the producer.
This SDSU Extension calculator provides a method for farm families to determine what the full value of the wages/salary and benefits being provided to employees, family and non-family are.
This SDSU Extension calculator is designed to assist producers with supplemental feed purchase decisions.
This SDSU Extension calculator is designed to aid producers making the decision to buy feedstuffs (generally hay type feeds) and haul the feed to the operation, or to haul the cattle to the feedstuffs.
The SDSU Extension Beef Cattle Budgets can be used to estimate revenues and costs associated with six different beef cattle enterprises: Heifer development, Cow costs, Backgrounding from November to February, Finishing Steers, Backgrounding Yearlings from 750-1100 pounds, and Finishing Yearlings from 1100-1400 pounds.
The SDSU Extension Risk Calculator is designed to combine crop insurance, government programs, and marketing tools together for a crop.
The SDSU Extension Crop Budgets are provided for producers to determine the preliminary cost of production for the major commodities grown in South Dakota.