January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Ag News

How likely is cow herd expansion in 2013?

USDAestimated that there were 29.833 million beef cows in the country on Jan. 1, 2012. The USDA’s annual cattle inventory report, to be released on Feb. More...

Sustainable ag conference set Jan. 24-26 in Aberdeen

The 34th Annual Winter Conference of the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society will be held Jan. 24-26 at the Ramkota Convention Center in Aberdeen, S.D. More...

NRCS South Dakota to focus on soil health

State Conservationist Jeff Zimprich, Huron, has announced that the agency he oversees in South Dakota, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is renewing its focus on soil health and quality for 2013. More...

Research shows cow temperament affects reproduction

Sometimes we wonder if that cow rattling the chute is worth keeping. Recent research suggests maybe not, said Elaine Grings, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Management & Production Specialist. More...

Corps anticipates continued dry conditions through spring

With no relief in sight from the ongoing drought, the Corps is predicting runoff into the mainstem reservoir system will remain below normal, at least through spring. More...

2013 Precision Agriculture Action Summit to be held in Jamestown, January 21 - 22

The Red River Valley Research Corridor and North Dakota Farmers Union are co-hosting an opportunity to learn about the state of precision agriculture, trends, technological applications and demonstrations for successful implementation. More...