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Impacts in Food and Nutrition

School lunch staff serving trays of healthy food a group of children.
Courtesy: U.S. Department of Agriculture

SDSU Extension professionals use a holistic approach when providing quality and reliable information to all South Dakotans to support access to nutritious and safe food.

The Tokata Youth Center is pictured close up with blue sky and clouds in the background

SDSU Extension partnerships with Fort Thompson groups seeing positive growth

Lindsay Moore, SDSU Extension Community Health and Obesity Program Director, said CDC HOP’s goal is “to enhance opportunities for nutrition and physical activity in communities.” Through that grant funding, administered by SDSU Extension, Moore said the program supports communities looking to grow their capacity.

SDSU Extension Director Karla Trautman receives a certificate recognizing her 35 years with SDSU Extension from Joseph Cassady, South Dakota Corn Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at SDSU

SDSU Extension presents staff and faculty awards during 2023 Fall Conference

South Dakota State University Extension recognized staff and faculty members for achievements in service and educational programming at its annual Fall Conference Sept. 26-28, 2023, at the Ramkota Conference Center in Pierre, South Dakota.

The Tokata Youth Center is pictured close up with blue sky and clouds in the background

SDSU Extension receives $525K to improve nutrition, physical activity in rural areas

SDSU Extension received $525,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand its work with the five-year High Obesity Program (HOP) into five new South Dakota counties.