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Rhoda Burrows

Professor & SDSU Extension Horticulture Specialist


SDSU Extension West River Ag Center
711 N Creek Dr
Rapid City, SD 57703

Provide support commercial fruit and vegetable production and marketing in South Dakota. Organize production and food safety workshops and obtain funding for educational and research publications and programs; collaborate with regional and national extension efforts. Co-coordinator for SD SARE program.

Also by Rhoda Burrows

Left: Head of softneck garlic cut in half. Right: Head of hardneck garlic cut in half.

Planting Garlic

Garlic is planted late in the fall, before the soil freezes. It is easy to grow, takes very little space and is a true treat. Grow some yourself this fall to enjoy next year!

Colorful variety of pumpkins, winter squashes and gourds on display.

Pumpkins, Winter Squashes and Gourds: How to Grow It

There are many varieties of pumpkins, squashes and gourds available for planting in the garden. Learn how to select, plant, grow and harvest them in this article!

Several rows of yellow onions ready for harvest in a garden.

Harvesting and Storing Root Vegetables

Learn tips for harvesting and storing a variety of root vegetables from your garden, including carrots, beets, turnips, onions and potatoes.