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Animal Health & Care

The health and well-being of animals matters to all who care for them. SDSU Extension staff provide research-based information and resources. As the outreach arm of South Dakota State University, our team, which includes SDSU Extension Veterinarian & State Public Health Veterinarian, Russ Daly, collaborates with the faculty and researchers on campus and the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.

Upcoming Events

Group of weanling pigs inside a wean-to-finish facility.
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).

calf with mother cow in pasture
Nov 09

BeefUP - Calving Strategies for Market Advantages

A two-day, in person meeting discussing the impacts of calving distribution on management strategies and how management can drive calving and future returns on calves.

Herd of bison grazing rangeland during fall.
Nov 16

Range Beef Cow Symposium

Known for its wide-ranging topics, demonstrations and practical applications, the symposium has been held biennially among the four cooperating states — Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming — since 1969.