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Application Now Open for 2022 Hunting Skills and Recurve National Teams

July 26, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota 4-H invite youth involved in 4-H Shooting Sports across the state to apply to be on the 2022 4-H Shooting Sports teams.

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South Dakota 4-H Awards 2021 Scholarships

July 28, 2021

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension and South Dakota 4-H are proud to announce the 2021 State 4-H Scholarship recipients.

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Rangeland and Soils Days set for June 2 in Murdo, Redfield

May 06, 2021

The event will focus solely on the Go-Getter (14-to-18-year-old) division. The Go-Getters will judge habitat suitability for cattle and grouse, in addition to plant identification and morphology.

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South Dakota 4-H Launches Outdoor OWLS Program

April 29, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota 4-H have unveiled a brand new, yearlong program for youth interested in outdoor education and natural resources.

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SDSU Extension Hosts Youth AI Day Camp in Grant County

April 13, 2021

Twenty-one South Dakota 4-H youth involved in the beef project area traveled to Milbank to participate in the SDSU Extension Youth AI Day Camp held March 20.

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South Dakota 4-H Recognizes Global Need Through 20/20 Vision Project

February 02, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, nearly 1 billion people globally suffer from a near or distance vision impairment that could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed.

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SDSU Extension Professionals Honored for Accomplishments

November 10, 2020

SDSU Extension professionals were recognized for a variety of achievements at the annual Fall Conference held virtually October 28-29.

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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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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.

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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South Dakota 4-H Members Elected to State 4-H Legislature

July 13, 2020

The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program has launched the first-ever South Dakota 4-H Legislature, a state-level civic and governmental education program created to provide South Dakota 4-H members with a better understanding of how our state government operates while strengthening youth voice opportunities.

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South Dakota 4-H Awards 2020 Scholarships

May 21, 2020

SDSU Extension has selected recipients for the 2020 South Dakota 4-H scholarships. Scholarships are funded by South Dakota 4-H and other 4-H donors and supporters.

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South Dakota Summer Adventures

May 13, 2020

As South Dakota citizens continue to practice physical distancing, South Dakota 4-H is gearing up to provide youth across the state with an opportunity to learn, create and develop skills virtually with their peers through the South Dakota Summer Adventures program.

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South Dakota 4-H Hosts Operation: Healthy Habits Challenge

April 20, 2020

During these unprecedented and occasionally sedentary times, South Dakota 4-H is encouraging South Dakota residents to get active, be active and stay active by participating in the Operation: Healthy Habits Challenge.

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South Dakota 4-H Hosts Inaugural Capitol Day Event

April 03, 2020

More than 160 4-H members and supporters from across South Dakota joined together for the inaugural South Dakota 4-H Capitol Day in Pierre on January 15.