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Free Mobile App from SDSU Extension Offers Help to Livestock Producers Impacted by Drought

September 5, 2012 |

News Release – Brookings, S.D. – In response to what is shaping up to be the worst drought since the Dirty 30s, SDSU Extension’s iGrow program has created a free mobile app to for livestock producers to use when comparing the cost and nutritional value of livestock feed. The mobile app is available in the iTunes App Store and in Google Play. “Even before the drought, livestock producers daily faced the difficult decision of figuring out which feed source was the best buy when it comes to providing protein and energy sources to their livestock. This dilemma is even greater as feedstuff prices continue to increase due to the current drought,” said Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Cow/Calf Field Specialist. Read More