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Forms & Resources

Fact Sheets

Reduce Feed Costs by Grazing Corn Stalks (South Dakota State University Extension-IGrow Website Page)

The Value of Crop Residue (South Dakota State University Extension-IGrow Fact Sheet)

Cover Crop Species Selection For Grazing (USDA-NRCS Fact Sheet)

Cover Crop Common Species and Properties Poster (USDA-NRCS Fact Sheet/Poster)

The Use Of Turnips For Extending The Grazing Season (South Dakota State University Extension Fact Sheet)

Utilizing Annual Crops For Forage In Western South Dakota (South Dakota State University Extension Fact Sheet)

Cover Crop “SmartMix” Calculator (Green Cover Seeds, NE)

Grazing Cover Crops Calculation Sheet (SD Soil Health Coalition)

Impact of Cattle Grazing Corn Residue (University of Nebraska Extension)

Identification and Information: Cool-Season Grasses of South Dakota (South Dakota State University Extension)

Identification and Information: Warm-Season Grasses of South Dakota (South Dakota State University Extension)

Identification and Information: Poisonous Plants on Rangelands (South Dakota State University Extension)

Articles

Regenerative Rangelands: Five Range Management Principles (South Dakota State University Extension)

Five Range Management Principles: Adaptive Management (South Dakota State University Extension)

Adaptive Management: One Strategy To Increase Your Operation’s Flexibility and Resiliency (South Dakota State University Extension)

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure: Range Record Keeping (South Dakota State University Extension)

Targeted Grazing Strategies for Kentucky Bluegrass Control (South Dakota State University Extension)

Interactive Spreadsheet Tools

Crop Aftermath and/or Cover Crop Grazing Job Sheet Excel (USDA-NRCS SD)

Cover Crop Seeding Plan and Record (USDA-NRCS SD)

Contracting Resources

SD State Brand Board

AMS Cash Rent For Pasture Land (USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service)

Annual Average Prices Paid For Feeder Livestock- United States 2012-2017 (USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service)

South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends, 1991-2020 (South Dakota State University Economics Department)

Structuring Grazing Leases (South Dakota State University Extension)

Rental Agreements For Grazing Corn Residue (University of Nebraska Extension)

Rental Agreements For Cover Crop Grazing (University of Nebraska-Lincoln Website Page)

Grazing Contracts For Livestock (ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture-National Center For Appropriate Technology Fact Sheet)

Drought Information

Livestock Drought Resources (South Dakota State University Extension)

Range and Land Management Drought Resources (South Dakota State University Extension)

Drought Planning (South Dakota State University Extension)

Ranch Drought Planning (South Dakota State University Extension)

Managing For Annual Swings in Forage Production (South Dakota State University Extension)

Trigger Dates: Critical Decisions for Drought Management (South Dakota State University Extension)

Reading the Range: Range Readiness, Grazing Timing and Drought Considerations (South Dakota State University Extension)

Managing For Annual Swings in Forage Production (South Dakota State University Extension)