South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will kick off its spring virtual educational programming with Drought Hour. Starting April 12, every Monday from 11 a.m. to noon CDT, participants are invited to take their coffee break online and stay ahead of drought impacts with climate updates, business insights, and research-tested management tips for farms, ranches, and properties of all sizes. Each week attendees can expect to hear reliable and timely climate updates, current drought conditions, and information to aid in drought management planning for their respective agriculture sectors.
April 12 topics and speakers:
- Seed Treatments and Other Early Season Pest Considerations: Adam Varenhorst, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist
- Fungicide Seed Treatment Considerations Under Dry Soil Conditions: Emmanuel Byamukama, Associate Professor and SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist, and Connie Strunk, SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Field Specialist