Publication Date

Fall 1973


This issue includes the 86th Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Report.

Expand production “belt” of corn to the north and west [p] 4
Expand the winter belt north [p] 6
Increase production efficiency of the beef cow [p] 7
Increase per acre yield of pasture and range land [p] 9
Learn to use irrigation water efficiently and effectively [p] 10
Learn how to raise the level of managerial skill on farms and ranches [p] 11 Provide data and information about government and institutions in a useable form for decision-making [p] 14
Learn how to maintain a healthful and pleasant environment for South Dakotans [p] 15
Provide information for improving the management talent and skill of homemakers [p] 17
Provide knowledge base for developing the recreational potential of South Dakota [p] 18
Develop spring small grain varieties with higher yield capacities [p] 19
Develop new and/or more marketable products from agricultural produce [p] 20
Develop low-cost, effective controls of crop diseases and pests [p] 21
Adapt grain sorghum to the South Dakota climate [p] 23
Reduce feed costs in livestock and poultry operations [p] 24
Establish more accurately the shelter of livestock and poultry needed [p] 26
Adapt the soybean more effectively to South Dakota [p] 26
Develop and modify agricultural machines for greatest labor efficiency [p] 27 Understand the farm commodity market structure and market influences [p] 28 Collect information on the human resource in South Dakota [p] 28
Miscellaneous [p] 29
Agricultural Advisory Groups [p] 31
Staff Members [p] 32
Full Time Equivalents [p] 33
Financial Report [p] 33
Recent Publications [p] 34
Special Services [p] 39
Research Time Table [p] back cover


Frank J. Shideler


Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University



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