Saline/Sodic Soil Information Available

- In South Dakota, saline and sodic soils are a serious problem as they inhibit plant growth and productivity. These soils affect an estimated 7.6 million acres of farmland across the state, concentrated mostly in the Upper James River area. Due to increased precipitation over the past decades the problem continues to get worse. The South […]

SDSU to host Saline/Sodic Soil Workshops

- Have you ever noticed a field with streaks of white accents in amongst topsoil in unproductive areas? Those trouble spots are most likely due to excess salinity aka salt build-ups in the soil profile. Saline/sodic soils cause major problems for farmers as they halt the movement of water, preventing uptake by crops, making production non-existent. […]

Corn Comments 8.4 – Managing Saline & Sodic Soils

- 8.4.14-R140802-CC In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster visits about SDSU Extension’s upcoming Saline and Sodic Soils Management Workshop and Field Tour which will take place in White Lake on August 12th from 9:30am-3:30pm at the American Legion. The event will feature soil experts presenting on management options in the morning with field tours at […]

SDSU to host Saline Soil Workshop

- Have you ever noticed a field with streaks of white accents in amongst topsoil in unproductive areas? Those trouble spots are most likely due to excess salinity aka salt build-ups in the soil profile. Saline soils cause major problems for farmers as they halt the movement of water, preventing uptake by crops, making production non-existent. […]