Pat Guptill, rancher, Quinn, SD
In this series of video interviews and presentations, you can learn more from your fellow ranchers and rangeland specialists about drought planning, mitigation and the tools available to help you.
The ranchers and technical advisors listed in the downloadable document below are ready talk with anyone interested in weathering the worst impacts of drought. Give one of them a call.
Rain or shine, a drought plan can 'save your grass.'
Learn where to get rangeland planning technical assistance in your county.
Learn about business management options to help your ranch weather a protracted drought.
Drought creates stress on more than just animals and rangeland. It creates stress on you. Learn how to manage that stress.
Jim Faulstich, Daybreak Ranch, Highmore, South Dakota
Drought Planning Tools: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/sd/technical/landuse/pasture/
Trigger Dates: https://extension.sdstate.edu/trigger-dates-critical-decisions-drought-management
SDSU Extension Feed & Forage Finder (Facebook Page):https://www.facebook.com/groups/560422267324542/
Climate and Weather: https://extension.sdstate.edu/agriculture/climate-and-weather
Grazing Calculator: https://extension.sdstate.edu/grazing-calculator
Culling decisions: https://extension.sdstate.edu/culling-decisions-due-drought
SD Soil Health Coalition Grazing Exchange: https://www.sdgrazingexchange.com/.
We can't control the weather, but our ranchers and technical experts have real-life experience in preparing for the worst that Mother Nature can throw our way. Click below to tell us what you need.