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SDSU Extension hosts drought meetings for farmers Monday

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According to the South Dakota State University Extension Office, 90% of South Dakota is in a drought.

Farmers are now seeing this impact their crops more than ever.

Monday, experts will be on hand to talk with farmers about what to do and what this will mean for the harvest.

If you're a farmer or rancher you can just show up at one of the eight locations around the state.

Meetings will be held starting at 7 p.m. CST (6:00 PM MST) Monday at all eight extension centers in South Dakota.

Here's a list of meeting places and phone numbers:

Aberdeen Regional Center 13 2nd Ave. SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401 605.626.2870

Lemmon Regional Center 408 8th St. W., Lemmon, SD 57638 605.374.4177

Mitchell Regional Center 821 North Capital Street, PO Box 610, Mitchell, SD 57301 605.995.7378

Pierre Regional Center 412 W. Missouri, Pierre, SD 57501 605.773.8120

Rapid City Regional Center 1530 Samco Road, Rapid City, SD 57702 605.394.1722

Sioux Falls Regional Center 2001 E. 8th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 605.782.3290

Watertown Regional Center 1910 West Kemp Ave., Watertown, SD 57201 605.882.5140

Winner Regional Center 325 S. Monroe St., PO Box 270, Winner, SD 57580 605.842.1267

The presenters are as followed:

  • Jon Farris, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
  • Dr. Dennis Todey, State Climatologist
  • Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist
  • Dr. Mike Moechnig, SDSU Extension Weeds Specialist
  • Bob Fanning, SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Field Specialist
  • Carrie Johnson, SDSU Extension Family Resource Management Field Specialist
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