No-till is just the beginning…

Farmers find no-till hits on many soil health principles, bring many benefits.

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Porktober with SDPPC

October – or “Porktober” – is celebrated annually as National Pork Month.  It is the time of year when hogs were traditionally marketed.  Today, hogs are marketed throughout the year, but October is still a time for the industry to encourage consumers to see the benefit of adding pork to their diet.

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SDSA Director Recognized by NCBA for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

Cattle Producers Recognized for Outstanding Environmental StewardshipIn a special edition of NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen, seven of the nation’s top cattle operations were honored for implementing practices that make them true stewards of land, air and water resources. Each of these farms and ranches exemplify the commitment of all producers to protect the resources in their care and improve their operations for future generations of cattlemen and women.

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Partnership Spotlight: U.S. Meat Export Federation

Red Meat Exports a Team Effort Benefiting All of U.S. Agriculture Producers

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Managing Through Protein Supply Disruptions

The supply of distillers grains is currently limited due to COVID-19. Michelle Rook sat down with Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate, to discuss alternative protein options for producers.

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Aquaculture: Close to Home

They may not replace hogs and poultry as prime soybean consumers anytime soon, but growth in fish and shrimp production growth is opening a whole new world of opportunities for South Dakota soy products. Although most fish production happens overseas or in coastal waters, aquaculture innovation is happening closer to home than many people realize.

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New State-of-the-Art Swine Facility Opens at SDSU

The impact of South Dakota State University’s (SDSU) new state-of-the-art Swine Education and Research Facility will likely be felt by more than the state’s pork producers.

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A Growing Aquaculture Industry

As a soybean farmer, when you think of consumers of your product, you probably think of poultry, pigs, cattle and biodiesel. What about aquaculture?

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USSEC Hosts 2016 U.S. Soy Aquaculture Educational Opportunity in Mexico

About 50 grower leaders, state soybean staff and USSEC employees traveled to Villahermosa, Mexico to learn about existing opportunities and the future expansion of the aquaculture industry at the 2016 U.S. Soy QSSB Aquaculture Educational Opportunity from January 12-14.

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