BROOKINGS, S.D. - Given the current economic situation, when it comes to raising their own replacement heifers, cattle producers need to sharpen their pencils and to ensure profits are still there at the end of the day.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Fall has arrived. As the days get shorter and cooler, and the grass continues to dry out, roosters are on the mind of many South Dakotans and visitors.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Producers and industry are invited to attend the I-29 Moo University, Dairy Extension Tour in Central Minnesota Oct. 26, 2016.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension is hosting three Low Stress for Safety and Success cattle handling and facility evaluation workshops throughout South Dakota.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - It is no secret that compared to recent years the 2016 calf market will be disappointing for sellers. However, producers must still make decisions about their 2016 calf crop, said Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Drought conditions across South Dakota this growing season decreased the supply of forages, especially "hay," available to some livestock producers. However, research has shown that a variety of feedstuffs can be utilized to meet the cows' nutrient requirements with similar performance to hay or hay plus supplement ration, explained Julie Walker, Associate Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist.