Brookings, S.D. - When Winter Storm Atlas hit her family's north Rapid City ranch killing cattle and the 5-year-old mare she had trained since she was a colt, Amanda Kammerer wasn't home to help. The Animal Science major and South Dakota State University student was on campus in Brookings feeling quite helpless.
BROOKINGS, S.D. -Several SDSU Extension staff received national recognition during the recent National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference (AMPIC) held in Pittsburgh, Pa.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - According to the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service, South Dakota's cow herd totals ranked fifth nationally - up by 5 percent from 2012. With grazing and pasture resources difficult to find in some areas of the state, cattle producers may consider looking to other areas of the state for grazing resources, explained Jim Krantz, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. Cow lease/share arrangements may be one way to match cows to feed resources.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension hosts BEEF 2020 Jan. 7-9, 2014. Designed to provide an intensive, hands-on, educational opportunity to enhance the understanding of the production and marketing of high quality, high value beef; BEEF 2020 is for beef producers and all those involved in the beef industry.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension is working with South Dakota Stockgrowers, South Dakota Cattlemen's, South Dakota Department of Agriculture and local veterinarians to bring educational programming to producers in some of the hardest hit areas following the October blizzard.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - The feed cost environment for 2013-2014 is dramatically different compared to last year, according to Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist.