BROOKINGS, S.D. - Warm temperatures and potentially wetter conditions are forecast for fall in South Dakota, according to the Aug. 18, 2016 seasonal outlook from National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - The variable moisture levels and growing conditions have led to wide disparity in crop progress and conditions.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Sources of stress (handling and transport) are additive in cattle. Cattlemen can have a positive impact on the amount of stress cattle experience by planning ahead, choosing the best time for required tasks, and allowing adequate time to get things done.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Many livestock producers may be facing forage shortages due to dry conditions this growing season. The Agriculture Act of 2014, most commonly known as the 2014 Farm Bill, includes a program designed to assist livestock producers facing extended drought conditions.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - A ranch's current and future success largely depends on its natural resources.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - With nearly 60 percent of South Dakota impacted by drought and now some fields receiving hail damage, many growers are faced with decisions on how to best utilize drought and hail stressed crops.