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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 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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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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Stress and Mental Health Resources Available to South Dakota Producers, Family Members and Friends

August 14, 2020

April blizzards, wet planting and harvest conditions, low commodity prices, and trade concerns made 2019 a stressful year for many South Dakotans.

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SDSU Extension to Hold Workshops for Beginning Farmers/Ranchers Looking for Land

August 04, 2020

SDSU Extension will host Farmland for the Next Generation, an eight-week virtual workshop series, beginning August 31.

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SDSU Extension to Host Online Book Club on Purposeful Retirement

July 17, 2020

SDSU Extension will host an online book club about retirement starting September 1, 2020.

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South Dakota Small Business Basics Program Participant Earns Award in Business Plan Contest

July 14, 2020

Heather Solberg of Volga has been awarded $500 to put toward a business plan concept she developed while participating in the Small Business Basics program coordinated by SDSU Extension.

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SDSU Extension Offers Advance Care Planning Webinar

June 26, 2020

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, only one in three South Dakotans have completed an advance directive, which is a document that states what kind of health care treatment an individual would want to receive, or not want to receive, if they could not speak for themselves.

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Join SDSU Extension Staff for a Virtual Coffee Break

June 06, 2020

Throughout the summer of 2020, SDSU Extension staff are hosting monthly virtual coffee breaks on a variety of topics.

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SDSU Extension to Offer Financial Management Education Opportunities

May 19, 2020

Due to recent events, it may be difficult to know where to find the most reliable financial information and advice.

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Nathania Knight Awarded South Dakota State University’s 2020 Outstanding Professional Award

May 01, 2020

Nathania Knight has been awarded the 2020 Outstanding Professional Award by the South Dakota State University Professional Staff Advisory Council.

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SDSU Extension Food & Families Team to Host Virtual “Coffee Break” Question and Answer Series

July 31, 2020

The SDSU Extension Food and Families team will host a six-week virtual “coffee break” series every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. CST/1:00 p.m. MST beginning Tuesday, April 7.

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SDSU Extension Continues Outreach Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 03, 2020

While offices throughout the state are closed, SDSU Extension experts remain available remotely and encourage the public to reach out to them via email or by phone.