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Registration Now Open for 2021 South Dakota Local Foods Conference

A three-day, virtual event celebrating local food production and use in South Dakota, SDLFC invites all supporters of local food to attend and discuss presentations on specialty crop production, industry challenges, new technologies and opportunities.

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Online Eastern South Dakota Water Conference set for Oct. 20

The theme for this year’s conference is “Ground Truth – Water Resource Management and Remote Sensing.”

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SDSU Swine Day to Celebrate Swine Education and Research Facility’s Fifth Anniversary

South Dakota State University Extension will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the SDSU Swine Education and Research Facility at this year’s Swine Day on Nov. 2.

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South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends

The 2021 South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 31st annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.

Upcoming Events

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Oct 20

Mosquito Control and West Nile Virus Conference

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will be hosting its annual mosquito control meeting over Zoom on Oct. 20, from 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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Oct 21

Sustaining the Legacy @ Rapid City

Join South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension and industry professionals for a 2-day Estate Planning and Farm Succession Conference.

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Nov 01

South Dakota Remote Works November 2021 Registration

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer the Master Remote Work Professional certificate course, a one-month specialized training from Nov. 1 –Dec. 4, which combines online work with interactive workshops.

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Nov 02

2021 SDSU Swine Day

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will host the 2021 Swine Day on Nov. 2 at 9 AM CDT at McCrory Gardens (631 22nd Ave., Brookings, SD 57006).