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SDSU Extension Programs Receive National Recognition

December 06, 2019

SDSU Extension programs were recognized at various national Extension association meetings throughout 2019.

Nutrition, Beef Cattle

herd of mixed cattle in a dry lot

SDSU Beef Day to be Held Jan. 16

December 05, 2019

Want to learn what work is being done to help solve problems the producers in our state are facing?

Beef Cattle

I-29 Moo University

I-29 Moo University Winter Workshop Series Will Focus on Dairy Calves

December 05, 2019

Learn about the latest research in dairy calf management and care

I-29 Moo University, Dairy Cattle

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture

SDSU Extension Annie’s Project for Women in Agriculture Begins January 7 in Clark

December 05, 2019

Want to learn more about developing financial records, key communication skills, retirement and estate planning, and expanding marketing knowledge, all while having fun in a supportive learning environment?

Annie's Project, Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Conservation

a group of honorees posing for their awards

4-H Volunteer and Shooting Sports Hall of Fame

December 05, 2019

Eleven individuals were recognized for their volunteer service to the South Dakota 4-H at the South Dakota State Fair.

4-H Shooting Sports

a group of adults and children sorting shoes

South Dakota 4-H Donates Thousands of Shoes for Non-Profit

November 25, 2019

The South Dakota 4-H Youth Development Program donated 8,413 pairs of shoes over the span of one year during their statewide community service project to the Soles4Souls non-profit organization.

a women standing in a field of wheat

SDSU Extension to Host Estate and Transition Planning Conference on January 10-11 in Oacoma

December 03, 2019

SDSU Extension will host the Power of Women as AgVocates Conference on Jan. 10 - 11, at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort and Conference Center in Oacoma. The theme of the conference is “The Power of Advocating: Estate and Transition Planning – The Difficult Conversations.”

Family Finances, Older Adults

a group of young people posing for a photo with Governor Kristi Noem

State 4-H Ambassador and 4-H Alumni Comprise the Next Generation of Agriculture Panel at Governor’s Ag Summit

November 21, 2019

State 4-H Ambassador and 4-H Alumni Comprise the Next Generation of Agriculture Panel at Governor’s Ag Summit

hand examining clump of soil organic matter

Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit Workshop to be Held Dec. 3 in Colton

November 19, 2019

SDSU Extension will host the “Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit” workshop in Colton on Dec. 3.

Corn, Soil Fertility, Soil Health, Cover Crops, Crop Management, Conservation

Sun rising over a country road.

SDSU Extension and Pioneer Memorial Hospital Partner to Provide Farm Stress Workshops in Viborg on November 21

November 18, 2019

SDSU Extension is partnering with the Pioneer Memorial Hospital to host two Farm Stress Workshops on Nov. 21 in Viborg at Pioneer Memorial Hospital.

Farm Stress

a group of women posing with a donation check

City of Martin receives 2019 Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark Community Award

November 14, 2019

City of Martin receives 2019 Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark Community Award.

Developing Communities, Community Leadership

female veterinarian standing in front of a small group of black cows

South Dakota One Health Efforts Look at Antibiotic Use and Other Connections Between Animals and People

November 04, 2019

South Dakota One Health is a collaborative effort that promotes a deeper understanding of the connections between the health of people, animals and the environment.

Beef Cattle, Swine, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Animal Health

a group of young adults and adults posing in front of a furbearer display

SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Launches Comprehensive Furbearer Education Program for Youth

November 04, 2019

The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program recently announced a partnership with South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks and the South Dakota Trappers Association to launch a new, comprehensive furbearer education program for youth.

five beef cows standing in a pasture

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Training to be held on December 11

November 15, 2019

An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO), is set for December 11, 2019 in Huron at the Crossroads Convention Center (100 Fourth St. S.W.).

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, Swine, Horse, Animal Health, Barns, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, Animal Welfare

an image of the cover of the 2020 South Dakota 4-H calendar

4-H Youth Photo Exhibits Featured in 2020 South Dakota 4-H Calendar

November 04, 2019

Photos taken by 40 South Dakota 4-H members from 25 counties will be featured in the 2020 South Dakota 4-H calendar.