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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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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 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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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 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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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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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.