BROOKINGS, S.D. - The South Dakota Grassland Coalition is organizing the 2015 annual South Dakota Bird Tour; Birds. At Home on the Range, for June 5 and 6, 2015.
With the recent avian influenza outbreaks in commercial poultry flocks in Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Iowa, South Dakotans should not be worried about eating eggs, explained Lavonne Meyer, SDSU Extension Food Safety Field Specialist.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - The Jackson County 4-H Range Team received top honors for their performance in the National 4-H Range Judging Competition held in the Oklahoma City area May 5-7, 2015. Out of more than 700 contestants, this South Dakota team placed first.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Certified Angus Beef recently recognized South Dakota State University Meat Science Ph.D Student, Megan Webb with the 2015 Graduate Colvin Scholarship for her research work in enhancing meat production and quality.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - In many areas of South Dakota, the pasture acres are in short supply. This, coupled with the fact that precipitation so far this growing season is below normal has cattle producers looking for additional feed resources.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - The combination of poor margins for row crops and the threat of continued dry conditions are prompting many producers to re-evaluate cropping plans. Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist encourages them to consider crops like sorghum which require fewer inputs and use water more efficiently.