South Dakota Soybeans: Waiting on 2018 Harvest

🕔Oct 11, 2018The cool, damp weather has put the brakes on many acres of soybean harvest this year. Although South Dakota has seen late harvest seasons in the past, this year is […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth – A Growing Concern

🕔Oct 3, 2018Although Palmer Amaranth can be found in South Dakota, it is currently not wide spread. If South Dakota producers and agronomists are vigilant, it may be possible to limit the […]

South Dakota: Kochia – The Benefits of a Fall Residual Herbicide

🕔Sep 26, 2018Kochia is an issue with row crop production in the north central area of South Dakota. New Post-emergent options in corn and soybean have helped alleviate Kochia competition from many […]

South Dakota: Marestail – Fall Control Options

🕔Sep 26, 2018In the Dakota’s, the Marestail population will germinate in the fall and bolt in the spring. Not letting Marestail produce seed is of upmost importance because they can produce up to […]

South Dakota Corn: Ear Rots – How To Deal With Them At Harvest

🕔Sep 4, 2018Gibberella and Fusarium ear rots were found in scouted corn fields in Brookings, Moody, and Deuel counties. Corn, in areas where there has been prolonged rainy weather, should be scouted […]

South Dakota: Cash Rents Increased in 2018

🕔Aug 23, 2018According to the 2018 SDSU Farm Real Estate Market Survey, statewide change in average cash rental rates per-acre from 2017 to 2018 was positive for cropland, increasing on average by […]

Nebraska – South Dakota Bin Busters: Corn, Soy Digital Yield Forecasts – DTN

🕔Aug 16, 2018Favorable weather patterns led to bin-busting yield forecasts in Nebraska and South Dakota. The DTN/The Progressive Farmer 2018 Digital Yield Tour, powered by Gro Intelligence, is an in-depth look at […]

South Dakota Corn, Soy, Wheat: Costs of Production in 2018

🕔May 29, 2018This article analyzes the actual cost of production (2017) compared to the projected cost (2018) for corn, soybeans, and wheat in the Northern Great Plains based on figures from the […]

South Dakota Wheat: Is a Fungicide Needed at Herbicide Timing?

🕔May 10, 2018Winter wheat growers will soon be applying herbicides to manage weeds in their wheat fields. This is usually also the time when a fungicide may be tank-mixed with herbicide to […]

Livestock: Winter Just Keeps On Coming in South Dakota – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018A spring blizzard with high winds and moderate-to-heavy snow blasted much of South Dakota late last week and this past weekend, killing some livestock and sending a number of cattle […]

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