Archive for March, 2018

News of the Day — 3/29/18


Jared Questad, a beginning farmer from Baltic, SD shares his story on how early stages of no till transition benefits their operation

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News of the Day — 3/26/18

We have two excellent articles to share with you today!

The Corn and Soybean Digest published an article on cover crops economics: Cover Crops and Economics

And the second article is from the Center for Grassland Studies and  talks about grazing cover crops throughout Nebraska: Grazing Cover Crops Throughout Nebraska

We hope you enjoy both articles!

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News of the Day — 3/19/18

South Dakota Soil Story: Brian and Jamie Johnson, Frankfort, SD

Brian and Jamie Johnson of Frankfort, SD, share the benefits of soil health for not only their land, but also for their economics and future generations

Sharing the Success Stories of Agricultural Producers:
South Dakota’s Conservation Districts
South Dakota Soil Health Coalition
United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service

Produced in Collaboration with the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina.

USDA is an Equal Opportunity Provider, Employer and Lender.


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News of the Day — 3/7/18


Here is the video for March from the South Dakota Grassland Coalition, featuring the Schooley Ranch. This video highlights how soil health practices and water quality go hand in hand.

The SD Grassland Coalition partnered with the organizations listed below to enhance the grassland planner with a release of a short video story each month during 2018 promoting healthy soils, grasslands, and ecosystems.

2017 Grassland Stewardship Communications Project Partners:

The Nature Conservancy, Pheasants Forever, American Bird Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, Audubon Dakota, Ducks Unlimited, Partners for Fish and Wildlife, SD Game, Fish and Parks, SD Soil Health Coalition, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and SD Grassland Coalition.

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