Farm stressors can come from many directions including the agricultural system, farm and family finances, mental and physical health challenges, and relationship difficulties. A healthy response to these challenges involves paying attention to the stressors within all of these areas and determining coping strategies that are useful in each area.
Both livestock and crops are essential to South Dakota's agricultural industry.
4-H is the nation’s largest youth development organization, involving young people in urban, suburban and rural communities. 4-H fosters an innovative, “learn by doing” approach with proven results.
Flowers, vegetables, trees, and lawns - learn how to improve your landscape, control weeds and insects and bring the bounty of your garden to your family’s dinner table.
Linking nutrition education, physical activity and food preparation is a great way to help families and children learn how to eat healthier and improve wellness.
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The Ag Land Highest and Best Use (HBU) study was funded by a special appropriation in the 2016 Legislative Session (HB1007).
The 2019 SDSU Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 29th annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.
Advanced directives are legal documents that we can create to provide instructions about medical care we receive, if we are ever not able to communicate our wishes. There are two kinds of legal documents used to communicate these wishes: living wills or medical power of attorney.
Play these games to promote the development of physical endurance, coordination, dexterity, quickness and strength.