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SDSU Extension Hosts Free Life Story Writing Workshops via Zoom

December 07, 2022

South Dakota State University Extension will host a series of online creative writing workshops in 2023 on life story, obituary, and ancestor writing. The workshops will be taught by Molly Barari, professional writer and South Dakota Humanities Scholar.

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Bon Homme and Charles Mix Counties Welcome New 4-H Youth Program Advisor

December 06, 2022

SDSU Extension is excited to welcome Lesley Rygaard as the new 4-H Youth Program Advisor for Bon Homme and Charles Mix counties.

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SDSU Extension offers training on updated Cottage Food Laws

November 29, 2022

South Dakota State University is providing training for food processors who would like to sell food products from their homes following updates to the state’s cottage food laws earlier this year.

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Register Now for SDSU Extension Soil Management Workshop

November 22, 2022

This year’s Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit program is Dec. 2 at the NFAA Yankton Archery Complex Community Center in Yankton.

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Register Now for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Training on December 7

November 22, 2022

An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) will be held Dec. 7 at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron.

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SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension Host Free Virtual Workshops for Caregivers

November 23, 2022

SDSU Extension and North Dakota State University Extension are hosting a series of free virtual workshops for caregivers on Jan. 19, Feb. 16 and March 16.

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SDSU Extension Welcomes New Plant Pathology Specialist

November 23, 2022

SDSU Extension welcomes Madalyn Shires as an assistant professor in the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science and SDSU Extension Plant Pathology Specialist.

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Joseph Salvati Joins Outdoor Campus – Sioux Falls as SDSU Extension 4-H Outdoor Education Program Manager

November 18, 2022

SDSU Extension and South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks (GFP) welcome Joseph (Joe) Salvati as the new SDSU Extension 4-H Outdoor Education Program Manager at The Outdoor Campus – Sioux Falls.

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Cheyenne Parke Joins Rapid City Outdoor Campus – West as SDSU Extension 4-H Outdoor Education Program Manager

November 18, 2022

SDSU Extension and South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks welcome Cheyenne Parke as the new SDSU Extension 4-H Outdoor Education Program Manager for the Outdoor Campus – West in Rapid City.

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SDSU Extension Welcomes New Marketing and Communications Coordinator

November 16, 2022

Candace DenOuden recently joined SDSU Extension as a Marketing and Communications Coordinator.

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Fifty-six 4-H Members Win Premier Exhibitor Awards for 2022

December 02, 2022

Fifty-six South Dakota 4-H members won Premier Exhibitor Awards this year in their respective animal projects.

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SDSU Extension Welcomes New Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist

November 15, 2022

SDSU Extension is excited to welcome Graham (Geb) Bastian as a new Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist.

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Walworth County 4-H Welcomes New 4-H Youth Program Advisor

November 15, 2022

Katie Gregg recently joined the South Dakota 4-H team in Walworth County as the 4-H Youth Program Advisor.

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SDSU Extension Presents Staff and Faculty Awards During 2022 Fall Conference

November 10, 2022

SDSU Extension recognized staff and faculty members for achievements in service and educational programming at its annual Fall Conference Oct. 25-27, 2022, at the Swiftel Center in Brookings.

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Register Now for 2022 South Dakota Local Foods Conference

November 08, 2022

The annual South Dakota Local Foods Conference will take place Nov. 17-19, 2022, at the Sturgis Community Center in Sturgis.