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Perkins

Phone: 605.244.5622

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Address:
SDSU Extension Perkins County Office
400 W. Carr St.
P.O. Box 280
Bison, SD 57620

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young male 4-H member showing a hereford heifer

State Fair Results & Recognition

4-H members showcase their knowledge and skills during county achievement days and State Fair competitions.

4-H, Shooting Sports, Muzzleloading gun, Adolescent girl shoting a muzzleloading gun while 2 adolescent males watch

4-H Shooting Sports Results & Recognition

South Dakota 4-H proudly recognizes volunteers and the outstanding marksmanship of 4-H members.

Lemmon SD, A busy Main Street during the 2019 Energize Conference

Successful Energize! Conference Buoys Community Efforts in Lemmon, S.D., and Beyond

September 04, 2019

Cool, rainy weather in Lemmon, SD, didn’t dampen community spirit on April 30 and May 1, when the community hosted the state’s Energize! Conference facilitated by SDSU Extension’s Community Vitality Team. Over 120 community leaders from South Dakota, North Dakota, Michigan and Kansas gathered for the conference to gain new perspectives and share ideas in revitalizing rural communities. Topics discussed ranged from providing housing and healthcare to establishing a business in a rural community and involving youth on community boards.

Developing Communities, Business Development, Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship, Community Leadership, Strategic Planning

White dog with teal collar running down path.

State Dog Show Results & Recognition

View results from the annual 4-H State Dog Show.

Horse judging, 4-H, Horse Show

State Horse Show Results & Recognition

4-H members have the opportunity to showcase their horse project work at the annual South Dakota State 4-H Horse Show.

Lemmon SD, A busy Main Street during the 2019 Energize Conference

Energize! Conference Creates an Economic Impact for Lemmon, S.D.

In late spring 2019, SDSU Extension hosted the second annual ENERGIZE! Exploring Innovating Rural Communities Conference in Lemmon, South Dakota. This conference brought an estimated $25,802 to the local Lemmon economy during the two-day event.

A crowd of Energize Conference attendees enjoying refreshments served in a local art gallery.

Successful Energize! Conference Buoys Community Efforts in Lemmon, S.D. and Beyond

Cool, rainy weather in Lemmon, S.D., didn’t dampen community spirit on April 30 and May 1, 2019, when the North-Central community hosted the state’s Energize! Conference with facilitation by SDSU Extension’s Community Vitality Team.

Two men presenting in front of a seated audience.

SDSU Extension Teams with CASA to Engage Volunteers in Rural Communities During ENERGIZE! Conference

June 06, 2019

Making communities a better place is a continual goal of SDSU Extension across South Dakota. During the recent ENERGIZE! Conference held April 30-May 1, 2019 in Lemmon, SDSU Extension provided opportunities for several community organizations to showcase the resources they offer to citizens, but for the Northern Hills Area CASA, the conference was an especially important opportunity.

Community Leadership, Developing Communities

Group of teens filling out worksheet, 4-H, Livestock Skill-a-thon

State Livestock Judging

4-H youth are given the opportunity to develop critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills through the livestock judging project.

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4HOnline & FairEntry

Instructions for using 4HOnline and FairEntry.