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Managing Replacement Heifers for the Future

Categorized: Livestock, Beef

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. 

Investigating Animal Well-being in S.D.

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, Animals, Livestock, Beef, Dairy, Horse, Pork, Sheep, Healthy Families, Food Safety

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.