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2022 Drought Meeting – Faith

May 11, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SDSU Extension will host a drought meeting for western South Dakota ranchers and farmers on Wednesday, May 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. MT at the Community Legion Hall in Faith (Main Street, Faith, S.D. 57626).

There is no cost to attend the meeting and no pre-registration required. Quick water tests for livestock suitability will be available on-site. Please bring water samples in clean, enclosed containers (e.g. water bottle, jelly jar, etc.).


  • 3 p.m. MT – Welcome
  • 3:05 p.m. – Weather and Climate Update, presented by Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist
  • 3:40 p.m. – Management Changes, presented by Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist
  • 4:25 p.m. – Grazing Loss Estimates, presented by Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist
  • 5 p.m. – Water Testing, performed by Robin Salverson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist
  • 5:30 p.m. – USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Drought Disaster Programs
  • 6 p.m. – Close

For more information, contact Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist, at 605-626-2870.


May 11, 2022
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


SDSU Extension


Faith Legion Hall
Faith, SD United States + Google Map