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South Dakota Drought Meeting - Hot Springs

May 10
May 10, 2022
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hot Springs, SD
Cattle grazing on a dried out pasture

South Dakota State University Extension will host a drought meeting for southwestern South Dakota ranchers and farmers on Tuesday, May 10 from 3 to 6 p.m. MT at the Mueller Civic Center in Hot Springs.

Location: Mueller Civic Center, Annex Room
801 S. Sixth St.
Hot Springs, SD 57747

Topics that will be discussed include:

  • 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).