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South Dakota NRCS provides conservation information to producers through Dakota Farm Talk which airs on radio stations statewide.  For more information, please contact the Public Affairs Specialist at (605) 352-1200.

Topics (Audio File) Interviewee Audio File Size Script File Script File Size
March 2017        
SD Conservation Innovation Grant Report: Demonstrating the Nitrate Removal Effectiveness of Bioreactors for Improved Drainage Water David Kringen 3 MB SD Conservation Innovation Grant Report: Demonstrating the Nitrate Removal Effectiveness of Bioreactors for Improved Drainage Water 11 kb
Soil Health Comments with Dan Forgey and Cronin Farms Dan Forgey and Monte Cronin   Soil Health Comments with Dan Forgey and  
February 2017        
Resource Conservation and Organic Agriculture Update Alan Armstrong 2.8 MB Resource Conservation and Organic Agriculture Update 11 kb
Conservation Innovation Grants Opportunity Jay Cobb 2.8 MB Conservation Innovation Grants Opportunity 11 kb
January 2017        

 

Brandon Kottke 3 MB    
December 2016        

 

Matt Bainbridge 3 MB    

 

Jeff Hemenway 3 MB    
November 2016        

 

Jennifer Wurtz 3MB    
October 2016        

Let Nature Decompose Your Cover Crops

 

Barsness 3 MB Let Nature Decompose Your Cover Crops 11 kb

Conservation Planning First Step in Helping Resource Concerns

 

Ryan Forbes 2.8 MB Conservation Planning is First Step in Helping Resource Concerns 12 kb

October 21, 2016 is Deadline for EQIP Applications

 

Jennifer Wurtz 2.8 MB October 21, 2016 is Deadline for EQIP Applications 11 kb
September        

Mellette Co. Rancher's Pollinator Conservation Efforts on Grasslands

 

David Gutierres 2.8 MB Mellette Co. Rancher's Pollinator Conservation Efforts on Grasslands 12 kb

Options for Updating the Management Plans for Conservation Easements

 

Brandon Kottke 2.8 MB Options for Updating the Management Plans for Conservation Easements 11 kb
August        

2016 SD Soil Health School, Aberdeen, SD

 

Josh Lefers 2.8 MB 2016 SD Soil Health School, Aberdeen, SD 12 kb

Conservation Planning Prior to the EQIP Application Deadline: October 21, 2016

 

Jennifer Wurtz 2.8 MB    

Ranching and Managing Grasslands Under Drought Conditions

 

Britton Blair 2.8 MB Ranching and Managing Grasslands Under Drought Conditions 12 kb
July        

Thoughts for Integrating Cover Crops

 

Eric Barsness 2.8 MB Thoughts for Integrating Cover Crops 12 kb
Managing Crop Residue Behind the Combine

 

Jason Miller 2.8 MB Managing Crop Residue Behind the Combine 11 kb
June 2016        
         

Tips for Managing Grasslands under Drought Conditions

 

Pat Guptill, South Dakota Grassland Coalition

2.8 MB    

Governor's Ag Summit Producers Speak on their Soil Health Efforts

Producer Panel 2.8 MB Governor's Ag Summit Producers Speak on their Soil Health Efforts 12 kb
May 2016        

Get Free Conservation Help for Your Fields or Pastures

 

Marcia Deneke 2.8 MB Get Free Conservation Help for Your Fields or Pastures 11kb
May is National Wetlands Month Kelly Olson 2.8 MB May is National Wetlands Month 12kb
April 2016        
Benefits from South Dakota Stewardship Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Benefits from South Dakota Stewardship 11 kb
Regional Conservation Partnership Program Jeff VanderWilt 2.8 MB Regional Conservation Partnership Program 11 kb
March 2016        
Conservation Innovation Grants, both national and state level Jay Cobb 2.8 Conservation Innovation Grants, both national and state level 12 kb
South Dakota Cropping Systems Inventory Jeff Zimprich 2.8 South Dakota Cropping Systems Inventory 11 kb
Water Bank Application Deadline is March 11 Kevin Luebke 2.8 MB Water Bank Application Deadline is March 11 12 KB
February 2016        
Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due March 31 Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB Conservation Stewardship Program Applications Due March 31 13 KB
SD Corn, NRCS team up to increase sustainability Jeff Zimprich
Lisa Richardson
2.8 MB SD Corn, NRCS team up to increase sustainability 12 kb
January 2016        
Livestock Combined with No-Till Cropping Systems Jeff Hemenway 2.8 MB Livestock Combined with No-Till Cropping Systems 12 KB
Success of 2015 Conservation Across South Dakota Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Success of 2015 Conservation Across South Dakota 12 kb
December 2015        
Cropping Systems Survey Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Cropping Systems Survey 11 KB
Wetland Reserve Easements Lee Erickson 2.8 MB Wetland Reserve Easements 13 KB
November 2015        
Thanksgiving Bounty Colette Kessler 2.8 MB Thanksgiving Bounty 13 KB
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) 11 KB
October 2015        
Conservation Planning Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Conservation Planning 13 KB
Honey Bee Initiative Kevin Luebke 2.8 MB Honey Bee Initiative 11 KB
September 2015        
EQIP Sign up Jennifer Wurtz 2.8 MB EQIP Sign up 13 KB
NRCS at SD State Fair Jeff McGuire 2.8 MB NRCS at SD State Fair 13 KB
August 2015        
Dakotafest Jeff McGuire 2.8 MB Dakotafest 13 KB
Health Soil and Water Infiltration Jeff Hemenway 2.8 MB Health Soil and Water Infiltration 11 KB
July 2015        
Range Management / Soil Health Stan Boltz 2.8 MB Range Management / Soil Health 13 KB
No-till Cropping Systems Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB No-till Cropping Systems 13 KB
June 2015        
Conservation Client Gateway Ryan Kruze 2.8 MB Conservation Client Gateway 11 KB
Pollinators Kevin Luebke 2.8 MB Pollinators 13 KB
May 2015        
National Resources Inventory (NRI) Stan Boltz 2.8 MB National Resources Inventory (NRI) 12 KB
Conservation Planning Jerry Jasmer 2.8 MB Conservation Planning 12 KB
April 2015        
Conservation Easement Program Ben Bigalke 2.8 MB Conservation Easement Program 11 KB
Earth Team Volunteers Lori Kauk 2.8 MB Earth Team Volunteers 12 KB
Drought Watch Stan Boltz 2.8 MB Drought Watch 13 KB
March 2015        
Soil Health Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Soil Health 12 KB
CSP Extension Dates Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB CSP Extension Dates 11 KB
February 2015        
Water Bank Jeff VanderWilt 2.8 MB Water Bank 11 KB
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Jeff VanderWilt 2.8 MB Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) 11 KB
January 2015        
Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Jeff VanderWilt 2.8 MB Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) 11 KB
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Success Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Success 12 KB
December 2014        
2014 Conservation Summary Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB 2014 Conservation Summary 13 KB
Conservation Planning II Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Conservation Planning II 11 KB
November 2014        
Recognize The Hard Work of American Farmers & Ranchers Colette Kessler 2.8 MB Recognize The Hard Work of American Farmers & Ranchers 16 KB
Conservation Planning Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Conservation Planning 14 KB
October 2014        
Diversify Crop Rotations - Try Wheat Jeff Hemenway 2.8 MB Diversify Crop Rotations - Try Wheat 11 KB
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Jennifer Wurtz 2.8 MB Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) 11 KB
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) 12 KB
September 2014        
Natural Resources Fall Check Up Jerry Jasmer 2.7 MB Natural Resources Fall Check Up 14 KB
Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan John Lentz 2.8 MB Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan 14 KB
August 2014        
Value Added Agriculture Day at State Fair Jeff McGuire 2.8 MB Value Added Agriculture Day at State Fair 14 KB
Sustainable Agriculture Jerry Jasmer 2.8 MB Sustainable Agriculture 14 KB
July 2014        
Wetland Determination Listening Session Kevin Luebke 2.8 MB Wetland Determination Listening Session 11 KB
CSP Sign up & renew Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB CSP Sign up & renew 11 KB
June 2014        
Animal Carcass Disposal John Lentz 2.8 MB Animal Carcass Disposal 11 KB
Pollinators Kevin Luebke 2.8 MB Pollinators 14 KB

May 2014

       
Range Management & Drought Stan Boltz 2.8 MB Range Management & Drought 14 KB
Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Ben Bigalke 2.8 MB Agricultural Conservation Easement Program 12 KB

April 2014

       
Cropping Survey Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Cropping Survey 15 KB
Earth Day Colette Kessler 2.8 MB Earth Day 12 KB
Earth Team Volunteers Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Earth Team Volunteers 11 KB

March 2014

       
National Ag Week Jeff McGuire 2.7 MB National Ag Week 24 KB
Honey Bee Effort Jeff Vander Wilt 2.7 MB Honey Bee Effort 11 KB
February 2014        
Continuation of Conservation Efforts  Jeff Zimprich  2.8 MB Continuation of Conservation Efforts  11 KB
National Resources Inventory (NRI) Deanna Peterson 2.7 MB National Resources Inventory (NRI) 11 KB
January 2014        
CSP Producer view Dave Steffan 2.8 MB CSP Producer view 12 KB
2013 Year Review Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB 2013 Year Review 11 KB
December 2013        
CSP Batching date set for Jan. 17, 2014 Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB CSP Batching date set for Jan. 17, 2014 12 KB
Christmas Bird Count Kevin Luebke  2.8 MB Christmas Bird Count  28 KB
November 2013        
EQIP Batching Date set for Dec. 20 Jennifer Wurtz 2.7 MB EQIP Batching Date set for Dec. 20 11 KB
NRCS Atlas Blizzard Help Jeff Vander Wilt 2.8 MB NRCS Atlas Blizzard Help 11 KB
October 2013        
NRCS Help in Blizzard Recovery Efforts Jeff Zimprich 2.7 MB NRCS Help in Blizzard Recovery Efforts 11 KB
Healthy Soils Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Healthy Soils  11 KB
September 2013        
Fall Checkup: Land Health & use Jerry Jasmer 2.7 MB Fall Checkup: Land Health & use 14 KB
Nutrient Management John Lentz 2.7 MB Nutrient Management 13.3 KB
August 2013        
Dakotafest 2013 Jeff McGuire 2.8 MB Dakotafest 11 KB
State Fair 2013 Jeff McGuire 2.7 MB State Fair 2013 10.9 KB

July 2013

       
CSP Update Jessica Michalski 2.8 MB CSP Update 12 KB
EQIP Update Jennifer Wurtz   EQIP Update  
Soil Health Jeff Zimprich 2.8 MB Soil Health 11 KB
 June 2013        
 Pollinators  Kevin Luebke  2.8 MB  Pollinators  11 KB
Aldo Leopold Conservation Award Colette Kessler 2.7 MB Aldo Leopold Conservation Award 11 KB
May 2013        
South Dakota Range Camp Tate Lantz 2.8 MB South Dakota Range Camp 12 KB
Drought Impact Update Mitch Faulkner 2.8MB   Drought Impact Update 12 KB
April 2013        
Black Sunday Colette Kessler 3 MB    
March 2013        
Reduce Tillage to Conserve Valuable Spring Moisture Jason Miller 3 MB Reduce Tillage to Conserve Valuable Spring Moisture 11 KB
No-Till Fields No-Till Association      
National Agriculture Week Jeff McGuire 2.77 MB National Agriculture Week 23 KB
February 2013        
Prescribed Grazing Assistance Available within USDA's EQIP Mitch Faulkner 3 MB    
Drought Recovery Stan Boltz 2.8 MB Drought Recovery 11 KB
Stocking Rate and Resource Inventory Key Parts of Drought Planning South Dakota Grassland Coalition 3 MB    
January 2013        
2012 Conservation Investments Total $75 Million Across South Dakota Jeff Vander Wilt 3 MB    
Conservation Plans Jerry Jasmer 3 MB Conservation Plans 11 KB
Winter is Ideal Time to Make Plans for Living Snow Fence SD Department of Agriculture 3 MB    
Improving Soil Health Calls for Imitating Nature Ray Archuletta, NRCS North Carolina 3 MB    
NRCS Conservation Successes Due in Part to Teamwork Jeffrey Zimprich 3 MB NRCS Conservation Successes Due in Part to Teamwork  
December 2012        
Nominations Open for Prestigious Leopold Conservation Award SD Grassland Coalition and SD Cattlemen's 3 MB    
NRCS Ready to Assist Ranchers with Grassland Management After the Drought Jeffrey Zimprich 3 MB NRCS Ready to Assist Ranchers with Grassland Management After the Drought 12 KB
NRCS Provides Valuable Technical Assistance to SD Landowners Jeffrey Zimprich 3 MB    
November 2012        
Give Thanks to Farmers and Ranchers Colette Kessler 2.81 MB Give Thanks to Farmers and Ranchers 13 KB
Soil Health Conference SD No-Till Association 2.82 MB    
Deadline for 2013 EQIP Applications is November 16 Tate Lantz 2.81 MB Deadline for 2013 EQIP Applications is November 16 12 KB
October 2012        
Signup Deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program is November 16, 2012 Jessica Michalski 2.82 MB Signup Deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program is November 16, 2012 12 KB
Long Term No-till and Healthy Soils Helped Handle Summer Drought Stress SD No-Till Association 2.81 MB    
Pull Cows Off Pasture this Fall Before Grazing Damage Occurs SD Grassland Coalition 2.81 MB    
Conservation Compliance Waivers Available Due to Extreme Drought Jerry Jasmer 3 MB Conservation Compliance Waivers Available Due to Extreme Drought 11 KB
September 2012        
Conservation Funding Helps Mitigate Fire/Drought Damage in South Dakota Jeff Vander Wilt 3 MB Conservation Funding Helps Mitigate Fire/Drought Damage in South Dakota 11 KB
Fall Tillage Jeffrey Hemenway 2.76 MB Fall Tillage 12 KB
August 2012        
South Dakota State Fair Jeff McGuire 2.69 MB South Dakota State Fair 11 KB
Dakotafest Jeff McGuire 2.72 MB    
Drought Management Jeff Vander Wilt 2.86 MB Drought Management 11 KB
July 2012        
SD Drought Tool Stan Boltz 2.81 MB SD Drought Tool 12 KB
SDACD 75th Anniversary Jeff Zimprich and Fran Fritz 3 MB SDACD 75th Anniversary 11 KB
June 2012        
Pollinators Kevin Luebke 2.80 MB Pollinators 12 KB
Rangeland Days Jeff Vander Wilt 2.86 MB Rangeland Days 11 KB
May 2012        
National Water Quality Initiative Jeff Vander Wilt 2.86 MB National Water Quality Initiative 11 KB
37th Annual SD Youth Range Camp Tate Lantz 2.83 MB 37th Annual SD Youth Range Camp 12 KB
April 2012        
Leopold Conservation Winners Jim Faulstich 3 MB    
Waterbank Program Sara Thompson 3 MB Waterbank Program 12 KB
Earth Team Volunteers Aid in Natural Resources Conservation Work Lori Kauk 3 MB Earth Team Volunteers Aid in Natural Resources Conservation Work 12 KB
March 2012        
Saline Seeps Jeff Hemenway 2.79 MB Saline Seeps 12 KB
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Signup Daryl Campbell 2.82 MB Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Signup 12 KB
February 2012        
Smart Phone Soil Application Katrina Wilke 2.83 MB Smart Phone Soil Application 12 KB
Prescribed Grazing Program Mitch Faulkner 2.80 MB Prescribed Grazing Program 11 KB
Conservation Investments Jeff Vander Wilt 2.83 MB Conservation Investments 12 KB
January 2012        
Conservation Planning Gerald (Jerry) Jasmer 2.81 MB Conservation Planning 12 KB
Revised Nutrient Strategy Adds Flexibility and Diversity Joel Poore 2.81 MB Revised Nutrient Strategy Adds Flexibility and Diversity 11 KB
December 2011        
Conservation Stewardship Program Rod Voss 2.82 MB Conservation Stewardship Program 12 KB
Annual Christmas Bird Count Kevin Luebke 2.82 MB Annual Christmas Bird Count 28 KB
November 2011        
Remember Farmers and Ranchers Colette Kessler 2.84 MB Remember Farmers and Ranchers 11 KB
Conservation Stewardship Program Rod Voss 2.83 MB Conservation Stewardship Program 11 KB
October 2011        
December 2nd Ranking Deadline for EQIP and WHIP Denise Gauer 2.82 MB December 2nd Ranking Deadline for EQIP and WHIP 11 KB
Soil Sampling John Lentz 2.84 MB Soil Sampling 12 KB
September 2011        
2011 Midwest Collegiate Soil Judging Contest Rick Bednarek   2011 Midwest Collegiate Soil Judging Contest 12 KB
SD State Fair and the Web Soil Survey Jeff McGuire 2.83 MB SD State Fair and the Web Soil Survey 12 KB
August 2011        
Dakotafest Cover Crop Display Kim Brannen 2.83 MB Dakotafest Cover Crop Display 12 KB
Conservation Stewardship Signup Deemed Successful Rodney Voss 2.79 MB Conservation Stewardship Signup Deemed Successful 11 KB
July 2011        
Precision Agriculture Joel Poore 2.82 MB Precision Agriculture 12 KB
Major Land Resource Area Soil Mapping Deanna Peterson   Major Land Resource Area Soil Mapping  
June 2011        
Pollinators Kevin Luebke 2.75 MB Pollinators 11 KB
Leopold Conservation Award Colette Kessler 2.83 MB Leopold Conservation Award 12 KB
May 2011        
Wetlands Month Kevin Luebke 2.83 MB Wetlands Month 12 KB
National Resources Inventory Stan Boltz 2.76 MB National Resources Inventory 11 KB
April 2011        
National Stewardship Week Jeff McGuire 2.82 MB National Stewardship Week 12 KB
National Volunteer Week Lori Kauk 2.81 MB National Volunteer Week 12 KB
March 2011        
Saline Seeps Jeff Hemenway 2.82 MB Saline Seeps 23 KB
National Ag Week Recognition Jeff McGuire 2.81 MB National Ag Week Recognition 23 KB
Grazingland Management Terry Heck 2.78 MB Grazingland Management 11.4 KB
February 2011        
Organic Initiative Offers Funding Opportunity Denise Gauer 2.85 MB Organic Initiative Offers Funding Opportunity 11 KB
January 2011        
Agricultural Energy Management Plan Denise Gauer 2.83 MB Agricultural Energy Management Plan 12 KB
Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative Jeff VanderWilt 2.81 MB Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative 12 KB

 

 

 

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