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
News & Events
Saline Soil Management: More Money With Fewer Crop Acres
By Stan Wise PIERRE, SD – Salinity areas. Trouble spots. White deserts. Regardless of what they’re called, saline soils are a problem for South Dakota. White, salty areas where nothing grows are a common sight in fields across the state. “The amount of salinity that's...
Small grains can increase profitability
By Stan Wise PIERRE, SD – When Cronin Farms partner Tregg Cronin takes the long view of his operation, he knows that including a small grain in his rotation can lead to higher profitability. “Consistently we see a yield bump following that year of wheat and, in our...
Finding the pieces: Soil Health Conference offers education, networking opportunities
By Stan Wise Hughes County producer Terry Ness knows the value of South Dakota’s annual Soil Health Conference. “I compare this whole soil health journey to a 10,000-piece puzzle, and we’ve got maybe a thousand pieces in place,” he said. “Every time you go to an event...