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Family

All families are unique and so are their needs. SDSU Extension takes a holistic approach to serving South Dakotans of all ages. By listening, our team of experts collaborate with stakeholders to provide research-based information, resources and programing to support the overall wellbeing of South Dakota families.

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Child Education

Nationally, more than 60 percent of households are dual income, resulting in an increased need for early childhood education programming.

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Older Adults

Over the next 20 years, the number of adults over the age of 65 will increase dramatically.

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Family Finances

Access the tools needed to take charge of your financial future.

Upcoming Events

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Oct 18

Career Conversations: Exploring My Future in the 605

South Dakota 4-H is holding a Career Conversations course on its Training House platform to teach various lessons about the career fields in South Dakota.

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Oct 21

2021 Purposeful Retirement Virtual Bookclub

North Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota State University Extension will be hosting an online book club beginning Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. CST/ 10 a.m. MST.

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Nov 01

South Dakota Remote Works November 2021 Registration

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension has partnered with Utah State University Extension to offer the Master Remote Work Professional certificate course, a one-month specialized training from Nov. 1 –Dec. 4, which combines online work with interactive workshops.

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Nov 05

November Self-Care Series

Join South Dakota State University Extension Health and Wellness Specialists for a weekly self-care opportunity during the months of February, May, August and November.