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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Training to be Held December 2

October 29, 2020

An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), will be held Wednesday, December 2 in Huron at the Crossroads Convention Center.

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South Dakota State University to Host Fourth Annual SDSU Swine Day

October 26, 2020

This year’s SDSU Swine Day will be held at Wilbert Square Event Center (931 25th Ave.) in Brookings, on Nov. 3, beginning at 9 a.m. CST.

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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.

Group of mixed calves in a feedlot.

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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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.

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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Industry Experts Discuss Dairy Outlook on the Global and US Dairy Market in I-29 Moo University Webinar

August 19, 2020

There has been unprecedented milk and product price volatility over the last few months.

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SDSU Extension Accepting Applications for beefSD

August 10, 2020

SDSU Extension is now accepting applications for class 5 of beefSD.

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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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Nitrate QuikTest for Forages Available at Locations Across South Dakota

August 10, 2020

The Nitrate QuikTest for forages is available at various SDSU Extension locations across South Dakota.

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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.

A small group of black angus cattle in a feedlot.

Virtual Feedlot Shortcourse to Begin July 16

August 10, 2020

SDSU Extension will commence its seven-week virtual feedlot shortcourse starting on July 16. The program is scheduled to run each Thursday at 12:30 p.m. CDT from July 16 through August 27.

A rancher inspecting the water quality of a small stock pond.

SDSU Extension Offers On-Site Livestock Water Testing

July 01, 2020

SDSU Extension offers on-site livestock water testing services at all SDSU Extension Regional Extension Centers and several SDSU Extension County Offices throughout the state.

A stock pond with algae blooms developing throughout.

Concern Over Poor Quality Livestock Water

August 10, 2020

South Dakota Livestock producers are encouraged to test their water sources as poor quality water is leading to blindness in some herds.