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Southeast SD Experiment Farm meeting to be held

BROOKINGS -- The annual meeting for the Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Corporation will be held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the Two Spurs Steakhouse (610 West Highway 46), Wagner.

BROOKINGS - The annual meeting for the Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Corporation will be held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the Two Spurs Steakhouse (610 West Highway 46), Wagner.

The event will begin with a short business meeting and will be followed by several speakers discussing topics important to production agriculture in South Dakota and surrounding areas.

Current research work being conducted at the Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Corporation near Beresford will also be highlighted during the program by Peter Sexton, Southeast farm supervisor, associate professor and SDSU Extension sustainable cropping systems specialist.

Other topics and speakers include:

• Death of El Nino - What Does That Mean For 2016; Dennis Todey, South Dakota State climatologist and SDSU Extension climate specialist

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• Grain Market Outlook; Jack Davis, SDSU Extension crops business management field specialist

• Breaking Down the VFD (Veterinary Feed Directive); Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension cow/calf field specialist

• Ag Advocacy - How to Dispel the Misconceptions; Lora Berg, SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences director of marketing and communications

• Cover Crops and More; Peter Sexton, Southeast farm supervisor, associate professor and SDSU Extension sustainable cropping systems specialist

The afternoon program is open to public and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Ruth Stevens, Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm at (605) 563-2989 or email ruth.stevens@sdstate.edu .

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