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Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist, receiving an award on-stage at the 2022 Soil Health Conference.

Anthony Bly Receives Friend of Soil Health Award

May 16, 2022

Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist, received the 2022 Friend of Soil Heath Award at the 2022 Soil Health Conference.

Flock of white sheep in drought-stressed pasture.

SDSU Extension, Nebraska Extension and K-State Research and Extension To Host Diversifying With Small Ruminants Workshops

May 16, 2022

SDSU Extension, in collaboration with Nebraska Extension and K-State Research and Extension, will host a series of Diversifying with Small Ruminants workshops June 7-9.

Members of the 2020-2021 change network cohort. Courtesy: National Arts Strategies, Inc.

South Dakota Change Network Now Accepting Applications

May 10, 2022

The year-long cohort leadership program will begin summer 2022 and supports South Dakotans who want to make the places they live and work accessible and welcoming to everyone.

Group of workshop attendees collecting forage samples from a pasture.

SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension to Host Beef Cattle Mineral Nutrition Field Days

May 10, 2022

SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension will host Beef Cattle Mineral Nutrition Field Days June 9 at NDSU Central Grasslands Research Extension Center and June 10 at SDSU Cottonwood Field Station.

Sunrise over Lincoln, Nebraska skyline.

SDSU Extension Field Specialist Encourages Proactive Farm Transition Management

May 05, 2022

SDSU Extension and the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) will host the 2022 IFTN Annual Conference, a professional development opportunity for estate planning and farm transition professionals, in Lincoln, Neb. June 8-9.

Small group of beef cattle approaching a pressed mineral block.

SDSU Extension to Co-Host Mineral Nutrition for the Beef Cow Herd Educational Series

May 04, 2022

SDSU Extension will host a webinar series on mineral nutrition for the beef cow herd on May 17, 19, 24, 26, and 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. MT (7-8:30 p.m. CDT).

A hog farmer and employee conducting training inside a modern swine facility.

SDSU Extension to Host Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisor Training May 5 and June 14

May 04, 2022

SDSU Extension will host two Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisor Training Certification Days on May 5 and June 14 at the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

Tulips blooming near the entrance to McCrory Gardens.

McCrory Gardens to Host 2022 Garden Discovery Festival May 22

May 16, 2022

SDSU Extension and McCrory Gardens will be hosting the 2022 Garden Discovery Festival on May 22 from noon to 5 p.m. CDT at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center in Brookings.

Group of farmers and ranchers attending a drought meeting.

SDSU Extension to Host Drought Management Meetings

April 29, 2022

SDSU Extension will host drought management meetings across South Dakota May 10-12.

4-H Capitol Day participants stand at the S.D. Capitol building steps with S.D. Senators and Representatives and university personnel.

South Dakota 4-H Gathers for 2022 4-H Capitol Day

April 28, 2022

The day included opportunities for 57 4-H attendees to engage in town hall sessions with legislators, view committee meetings, partake in a self-guided tour of the capitol building, and watch the general session of each chamber.

A group of raised ground beds with crops growing in them at McCrory Gardens in Brookings, South Dakota.

SDSU Extension to Host Garden Hour Webinars

April 27, 2022

SDSU Extension horticulture specialists will address the latest gardening and landscaping questions from across the state during the Garden Hour webinar series every Tuesday at 7 p.m. CDT from May 3 through Aug. 30.

a prescribed burning taking place in a field

SDSU Extension to Offer Landowner Prescribed Fire Workshops

April 26, 2022

SDSU Extension, in partnership with the South Dakota Grassland Coalition, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and others will host a prescribed fire workshop tailored to private landowners June 2-3 at the SDSU Oak Lake Field Station in Astoria.

Group of people attending a rangeland workshop.

South Dakota Natural Resource Professionals Range Camp Registration Now Open

April 26, 2022

SDSU Extension, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management and the Natural Resource Conservation Service, is hosting a three-day range camp June 28-30 in Belle Fourche, South Dakota.

SDSU Extension Director Karla Trautman greet a group of volunteers at the 4-H volunteer hall of fame award ceremony.

South Dakota 4-H Prepares to Celebrate National Volunteer Week

April 14, 2022

SDSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program is celebrating South Dakota 4-H volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 17-23 by thanking them for their time and dedication to the program.

Rambouillet ram consigned to Dakota Ram Test.

2021-2022 Dakota Performance Ram Test Results Released

April 12, 2022

Results from the Dakota Performance Ram Test provide participating producers with data on economically important ram traits, including growth performance, wool and carcass quality.