Archive for March, 2016

News of the Day — 3/28/16

During the 2016 Tree Planting
and Fabric Installation Season

Tree planters and fabric layers are needed for the season. These are temporary part-time positions that generally start towards the end of April and goes into the first or second week of June. For more information, please contact the Minnehaha Conservation District in Sioux Falls at 2408 East Benson Road, email, or call 605-330-4515.

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News of the Day — 3/7/16

It’s time for the 2016 Soil Health Series! This event will be held on March 17 at the Ipswich 4H building (RSVP to Irswich NRCS office at 605-426-6951 ext 3), and March 18th at the Crooks Community Center (RSVP to Sioux Falls NRCS office at 605-330-4515 ext 3). Topics include

  • Utilizing Cover Crops
  • Using Livestock as the Combine
  • Livestock Utilization of Cover Crops and Impact on Soil Health
  • Cover Crops and Rotational Diversity
  • In-Season Cover Crops

Both days begin with registration at 9:30 am. Lunch is included with the registration. Cost is free to current South Dakota Soil Health Coalition members and $25 for non-members, which includes a 1-year coalition membership. You can learn more about the newly-established South Dakota Soil Health Coalition at

For more information about these upcoming events, CLICK HERE to view and download a flyer.

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