BROOKINGS, S.D. - February 3, 2017 is the Conservation Stewardship (CSP) program deadline to apply for Fiscal Year 2017. Since signup is continuous, ag producers can visit their local USDA Service Center to submit an application. However, applications not submitted before this deadline will have to wait until FY2018 for their application to be considered.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Soil health is the focus of the SDSU Extension Soil Health Event to be held in Wall January 31, 2017 in the Grand Hall at the Wall Community Center, 501 Main St.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension recently released its new land use report, Quantifying Undisturbed (Native) Lands in Eastern South Dakota: 2013, which takes a comprehensive look at all historic and current land use in eastern South Dakota in regard to native or virgin sod that potentially remains.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Although most people associate wildfire season with the hot, dry peak of summer, the recent Cottonwood fire provides a strong reminder of the importance of fire safety throughout the year.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - For most soil health advocates, the importance of soil microbiology is recognized, although difficult to demonstrate. That is until now.
BROOKINGS, S.D. -Although most crop and livestock producers have a good idea of the desired outcomes that center on improved soil health, achieving these is not always easy.