BROOKINGS, S.D. - Current economic conditions in the cow/calf sector are sending strong signals for expansion. At the same time cattle values have risen to unprecedented levels, and therefore increasing the importance of best management practices to increase the likelihood of success. SDSU Extension will host a five-part webinar series to help producers make the best decisions for their operations regarding heifer management and retention strategies.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Dairy producers are encouraged to attend one of the, one-day workshops, focused on Raising Your Best Calf Ever, hosted by the I-29 Dairy Outreach Consortium. The workshops will be held in South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and North Dakota beginning January 5, 2015.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Current corn prices have many livestock producers moving to include as much corn as possible in their feed rations.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - What is the current level of care being offered to horses in South Dakota? What perceptions about animal well-being exist in South Dakota? What educational resources are you looking for to learn more about animal well-being and on-farm care? Are you curious to know the answers? So are we, said Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Extension Associate.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Minimizing the stress of weaning, marketing, and shipping can have a large impact on the bottom line.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Ray Archuleta, National Conservation Specialist out of Greensboro, North Carolina is the lead speaker at two South Dakota Soil Health Challenge Events scheduled for Dec. 16 & 18.