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32nd Lamb Bonanza to showcase sheep industry during SDSU basketball game

December 12, 2023

Six lamb pelts will be auctioned during the Lamb Bonanza, which is Jan. 13, 2024, at the SDSU Frost Arena in Brookings. The game starts at 2 p.m. and features SDSU versus University of Denver.

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SDSU Extension Crop Hour webinar series starts in January

December 11, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension’s 2024 Crop Hour webinar series will start Jan. 9, with webinars hosted from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for nine weeks.

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SDSU Extension 4-H professionals recognized at national conference

December 05, 2023

SDSU Extension 4-H professionals were recognized for their contributions to South Dakota youth at the 2023 National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals conference.

SDSU Extension Director Karla Trautman receives a certificate recognizing her 35 years with SDSU Extension from Joseph Cassady, South Dakota Corn Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at SDSU

SDSU Extension presents staff and faculty awards during 2023 Fall Conference

December 01, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension recognized staff and faculty members for achievements in service and educational programming at its annual Fall Conference Sept. 26-28, 2023, at the Ramkota Conference Center in Pierre, South Dakota.

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SDSU Extension welcomes new water specialist

November 28, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is pleased to welcome Sushant Mehan as a new Water Resource Engineer Specialist and assistant professor.

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SDSU Extension expands Garden Hotline availability

November 28, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension has added a new year-round Garden Hotline for South Dakota residents with garden, lawn or yard questions.

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Register now for Dec. 6 Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations training

November 13, 2023

There will be an environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) on Dec. 6, 2023, at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron.

SDSU Extension precision livestock field day canceled

December 04, 2023

The Precision Livestock Management Field Day in Brookings has been canceled.

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SDSU Extension hires new farm and food systems specialist

November 09, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is pleased to welcome Sarah Sellars as a new Specialist in Sustainable Farm and Food Systems.

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SDSU Extension welcomes new horticulture assistant at McCrory Gardens

November 08, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is pleased to announce Sydney Trio as a new Horticulture Assistant based at McCrory Gardens in Brookings.

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SDSU Extension to host soil management conference in December

November 08, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension will host the 2023 Managing Soil: Maximizing Profit conference on Dec. 12.

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SDSU Extension discusses new Weaned Calf Risk Protection Insurance

November 06, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension will discuss the new Weaned Calf Risk Protection Insurance product during its November session of Ag Economic Dialogues.

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Northern Plains Forage Association hosting annual meeting in December

November 03, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension encourages producers to attend The Northern Plains Forage Association annual meeting and educational seminars on Dec. 1 in Brandon, South Dakota.

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SDSU Extension co-hosting 2023 South Dakota Local Foods Conference

October 30, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is pleased to partner with Dakota Rural Action and members of the South Dakota Local Foods Coalition to present the 2023 Local Foods Conference.

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SDSU Extension co-sponsoring Range Beef Cow Symposium for cattle producers

October 27, 2023

Colorado State University’s Department of Animal Sciences will host the 28th Range Beef Cow Symposium on Dec. 13-14 at The Ranch in Loveland, Colorado. There also will be a pre-symposium Beef Quality Assurance training on Dec. 12.