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Farmer sitting inside the cab of a green tractor parked inside a machine shed.

SDSU Extension Dakotafest 2019 Forums Feature Crop Outlook, Weather Outlook & Ash Borer Update

August 06, 2020

SDSU Extension staff will be hosting several forums during Dakotafest 2019 held August 20-22 on the Schlaffman Farm near Mitchell, S.D., (2300 E Spruce Street) inside booth #600.

Katherine Montague and Delores Allen checking a garden.

Lakota Homes Garden Produces Fresh Vegetables & Grows Community

December 18, 2018

This year Katherine Montague's garden didn't produce much. "The radishes didn't like the heat and the watermelons didn't like the soil," Montague explains. But, that didn't keep the 57-year-old Lakota Homes resident from eating fresh vegetables.

Jackie Solano working in garden.

SDSU Extension Community Gardens Bring Hope to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

December 18, 2018

Weeding after dark isn't easy. Neither is fighting cravings to stay sober. And, working in the garden was the one thing that got her through the cravings.

extra food from a garden waiting to be distributed

SDSU Extension's Voices for Food is Citizen-Led Effort to Increase Food Security

January 31, 2020

If your refrigerator and pantry shelves are stocked, food security is not something you spend much time thinking about—unless you are Darci Bultje.