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South Dakota Joins the National Active People, Healthy Nation Campaign

October 23, 2020

SDSU Extension is excited to join the national effort of promoting Active People, Healthy Nation through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) High Obesity Program (HOP).

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SDSU Extension Launches Remote Work Certificate Program

October 21, 2020

SDSU Extension, in partnership with the Utah State University Extension and the Rural Online Initiative, is now offering a Master Remote Work Professional Certification Program.

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SDSU Extension Seeks Information About Cow Death Losses Across South Dakota

October 16, 2020

A group of SDSU Extension professionals and veterinarians is seeking information on beef cow death losses occurring now through calving season.

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South Dakota 4-H Selects 2020-2021 State 4-H Ambassador Team

October 15, 2020

A group of 16 teens from across South Dakota has been selected to serve as the 2020-2021 State 4-H Ambassador Team.

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SDSU Extension Opens Registration for 2020-2021 Calf Value Discovery Program

October 14, 2020

SDSU Extension Opens Registration for 2020-2021 Calf Value Discovery Program

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South Dakota Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 4-10

October 02, 2020

Each year, National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H.

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SDSU Extension to Host Cattle AI Schools in Philip and Brookings in November

October 01, 2020

SDSU Extension is hosting cattle Artificial Insemination (AI) School in Philip and Brookings this fall.

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SDSU Extension Launches Toolkit to Help Teach Older Adults New Technology Skills

September 29, 2020

SDSU Extension has developed the TeachSD Toolkit which provides educational videos and instructional guides to assist individuals and organizations seeking to help older adults learn new technology skills.

Virtual Community Entrepreneurship Conference to be Held Nov. 9-13

September 24, 2020

A virtual, multi-state Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference is being hosted by SDSU Extension, in partnership with seven state university extension programs, on November 9-13.

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Virtual Eastern South Dakota Water Conference to be Held October 14

September 22, 2020

The 2020 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference, sponsored by the South Dakota Water Resources Institute, will be held Wednesday, October 14, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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SDSU Extension Releases Guide for Landowners Involved in Wind or Energy Development

September 18, 2020

Recent energy development projects have impacted several regions of South Dakota with disturbance to native soils.

Online Cover Crop Decision Tool Now Available

September 10, 2020

As interest in cover crops has grown significantly among crop and livestock producers in the region, species selection and establishment times have remained a major topic.

Five Individuals Selected for Induction into the South Dakota 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame

September 08, 2020

A group of five individuals has been selected for induction into the South Dakota 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame.

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Prevent Falls and Maximize Quality of Life for Older South Dakotans

September 08, 2020

Falls Prevention Awareness Week, held September 21-25, 2020, is an opportunity to raise awareness about how to prevent falls among older adults.

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Every Acre Counts Program Expands to All South Dakota Counties

September 08, 2020

SDSU Extension has opened the Every Acre Counts program to include all counties in South Dakota with a primary emphasis on the eastern side of the state.