SDSU Extension serves as the outreach arm of South Dakota State University, our state’s land grant university. With access to faculty and researchers, and extensive experience, our team provides South Dakotans with resources to help answer questions.
SDSU Extension welcomes new bison specialist
April 19, 2023
SDSU Extension is excited to announce a new bison specialist. Jeff Martin has been named the SDSU Extension Bison Specialist and the Assistant Professor of Bison Biology and Management in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Martin’s role is 70 percent research and 30 percent Extension, and he will continue to be based at West River Research and Extension center in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Show Me the Home Where the Buffalo Once Roamed
Have you ever wondered when and where bison were roaming during the colonial period in North America and before? Take an in-depth look at the historic extent of occurrence of bison to better understand their natural habitat.
Livestock Loss Assistance Available
Has your operation experienced a sudden catastrophic loss of livestock due to weather? Financial assistance may be available through the USDA Livestock Indemnity Program.