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Stay ahead of drought impacts with timely climate updates, business insights and research-tested management tips.

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A healthy response to farm stressors involves paying attention and determining coping strategies that are useful.

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Further Reading

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Master Gardener Volunteer Program

SDSU Extension’s Master Gardener program develops gardening enthusiasts into expert volunteers who share their research-based knowledge with community members across the state.

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Camps & Conferences

4-H members have numerous opportunities to participate in educational camps and conferences.

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South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends

The 2020 SDSU Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 30th annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.

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South Dakota Pest Management Guides

The South Dakota Pest Management guides are now available for free. The guides offer recommendations for controlling weeds, insects, and diseases in a variety of South Dakota crops.

Upcoming Events

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May 10

Drought Hour: May 2021

Join us on Mondays at 11 a.m. CST/10 a.m. MT starting May 10 for more information on drought in South Dakota.

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May 11

2021 Garden Hour

Do you have gardening and landscaping questions? Join us Tuesdays at 7 p.m. CST to ask them!

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May 21

2021 Ag Economic Dialogues: May

Join us for a free webinar on May 21 at 10 a.m. CST.

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Jun 02

2021 4-H Camp Poinsett

South Dakota State University Extension will be hosting summer camps on June 2-4, 6-8 and 9-11 at Lake Poinsett Camp near Arlington.