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Dairy

Our team of experts is here to provide research-based information and resources to boost health, production and profits on South Dakota dairies. And, we are here to support employees as well, with hiring tips, cow-handling and other essential training tools in Spanish and English.

Our team collaborates with stakeholders to provide essential certification trainings like Beef Quality Assurance and Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO).

As a member of the I-29 Moo University Collaboration, SDSU Extension connects South Dakota’s producers with peers and industry experts across a five-state region.

Programs

I-29 Moo University

Moo University represents a collaboration of land-grant University Extension specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota and representatives from the dairy industry with complementary expertise and knowledge of dairy production and management in the region.

Upcoming Events

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Oct 21

Sustaining the Legacy @ Rapid City

Join South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension and industry professionals for a 2-day Estate Planning and Farm Succession Conference.

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Nov 06

Cattle Artificial Insemination Day Youth Camp

Come learn about the value of bovine artificial insemination, the A.I. process and equipment, while gaining hands on experience during this day camp.

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Nov 17

Fall HACCP Workshop

The Hazard Analysis Training Workshop (HACCP) will be held Nov.17-18 at the SDSU West River Ag Center in Rapid City to teach food safety plan writing at both the state and federal level.

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