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South Dakota Drought Meeting - Chamberlain

May 12
May 12, 2022
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chamberlain, SD
Cattle grazing on a dried out pasture

South Dakota State University Extension hosted a drought meeting for south central South Dakota ranchers and farmers on Thursday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to noon CT at the AmericInn by Wyndham Conference Center in Chamberlain.

Location: AmericInn by Wyndham Conference Center
1981 E. King St.
Chamberlain, SD 57325

Topics that were discussed included:

  • Weather and climate outlook
  • Management changes and financial/economic impacts
  • Grazing loss estimates
  • Water testing for livestock suitability
  • USDA Farm Service Agency drought disaster programs.

There is no cost to attend the meeting and no pre-registration required. Quick water tests for livestock suitability will be available on-site. Please bring water samples in clean, enclosed containers (e.g., water bottle, jelly jar, etc.). This drought workshop is sponsored by the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS).