Salvaging Drought Stressed Crops

Salvaging Drought Stressed Crops Video Series

While drought-stressed crops can be utilized as forage for livestock, there are many factors to consider before harvesting. To help producers navigate through these issues, SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition released the, “Salvaging Drought Stressed Crops” video series. Every farm and ranch faces its own unique challenges and this information is intended to be applied as producers see fit to their own personal situations.

Keeping the Bottom Line in Mind

Silage, Earlage, and High Moisture Corn

Protecting the Soil

Nitrate Considerations and Testing

Water Quality and Testing

Using Soybeans as Forage

Grazing Corn

2024 Soil Health Conference Registration Open!

The 2024 Soil Health School will be held Jan. 23-24 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Rapid City, SD! Keynote speakers include Jay Fuhrer, Jerry Hatfield, Glenn Elzinga, and Zach Smith. There will be many other speakers, breakout sessions, and opportunties to network and socialize! Join us and be a part of our 2024 Soil Health Conference!

News & Events

Student video and essay contests now open

Student video and essay contests now open

As part of the 2024 Soil Health Conference, the South Dakota Soil Health Conference have announced two exciting contests for students in South Dakota. The student video and essay contests have been designed to give students the opportunity to learn more about soil...

Moisture levels critical to cover crop decisions

Moisture levels critical to cover crop decisions

By Stan Wise PIERRE, SD – Cover crops offer a wide range of potential benefits for producers – better nutrient cycling, more weed suppression, more livestock forage, better soil structure, increased soil organic matter, and healthier soil microbial communities. To...

Soil Health School offers new segment on diverse rangelands

Soil Health School offers new segment on diverse rangelands

By Stan Wise Healthy pastures are about more than just grass. That’s a fact that North Dakota State University Extension Rangeland Management Specialist Kevin Sedivec wants participants in the upcoming Soil Health School, Aug. 28-30 near Garretson, SD, to understand....