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Karla Trautman

SDSU Extension Director


Berg Agricultural Hall 154
Extension-Box 2207D
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Karla Trautman provides administrative oversight to the operations of SDSU Extension.

State & Regional Offices

SDSU Campus

Also by Karla Trautman

The 2021 Crop Hour team receiving the award for Excellence in Programming and Outreach at the annual SDSU Extension Fall Conference.

SDSU Extension Honors Staff, Team Members for Excellence in Service

November 10, 2021

Several South Dakota State University Extension professionals were recently recognized for their service, leadership and diversity in educational programming at the annual Fall Conference held Oct. 26-28 at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.

series of red cells representing coronavirus

SDSU Extension Continues Outreach Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 03, 2020

While offices throughout the state are closed, SDSU Extension experts remain available remotely and encourage the public to reach out to them via email or by phone.

A group of employees working as a team at a meeting.

Leadership for Today - Managing Conflict Within Groups

The human relationship is a complex and dynamic interaction. As living creatures, we need and crave the opportunity to interact with other humans by speaking, listening, and spending time with them. Most of this interaction tends to be mutual and cordial. Yet, at times, the interaction can be laced with tension and discord. If left alone, the tension can lead to conflict that may damage the relationship or even become volatile.