Forage Focus: Creating alternative forage plans

Think outside the box about forage management by considering alternative grazing and hay strategies. In this episode of Forage Focus, OSU Extension Educator Christine Gelley addresses how creating alternative forage plans can strengthen your operation. Reducing days livestock consume stored feed and increasing farm flexibility helps build resiliency in times of uncertainty and change. Today,…

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Virtual Eastern South Dakota Water Conference to be Held October 14

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The 2020 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference, sponsored by the South Dakota Water Resources Institute, will be held Wednesday, October 14, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Due to health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the annual conference, which has traditionally been held on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings, will be held…

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Livestock Producers Welcome Senate EPW Hearing on State Management of Grizzly Bears

Source : Beltway Beef Newsletter NCBA Executive Director of Natural Resources and the Public Lands Council (PLC) Executive Director, Kaitlynn Glover, this week released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works’ (EPW) hearing on S.614, the Grizzly Bear State Management Act, introduced by Senator Mike Enzi (R –…

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NCBA’s Redbook Continues to Make Cattle Recordkeeping Easy

Handy Pocket-Sized Tool Available for 2021 on Oct. 5 CENTENNIAL, CO (Sept. 15, 2020) – For more than three decades cattle producers have been able to simplify their recordkeeping with a handy booklet from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Soon the 2021 version of the Redbook will be ready to help cattle producers effectively and…

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Free Strategic Risk Management Webinar – September 22

Join us for this free webinar on Risk Management with Dr. Allen Featherstone and Dr. Vincent Amanor-Boadu hosted by the Master of Agribusiness program. Participants will develop a strategic perspective on enterprise risk and enterprise risk management, and how to effectively incorporate enterprise risk directly into the organization’s operations instead of treating it as an…

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