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Group photo of 2023 South Dakota 4-H National Shooting Sports Team.

South Dakota team places third at 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships

August 02, 2023

South Dakota youth had a strong showing at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, including third place for the team sweepstakes award.

Bare field with visible salt buildup on soil surface.

SDSU Extension hosting Every Acre Counts Bus Tour on Aug. 9

July 26, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension will host an Aug. 9 bus tour highlighting award-winning precision agricultural strategies used by farmers to mitigate saline soils while also maximizing productivity and profitability.

Sheep standing at feed bunk

Applications open for SDSU Extension Emerging Sheep Producers Program

August 02, 2023

Applications are now available for the second South Dakota State University Extension Emerging Sheep Producers Program. The program is for sheep producers who want to develop or improve a full- or part-time sheep operation.

a golden wheat field stands under a light blue sky

SDSU Extension to host 34th annual Winter Wheat Meeting Aug. 17 in Draper

July 26, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension and the Jones County Crop Improvement Association will host the 34th Annual Winter Wheat Meeting on Aug. 17, 2023, in Draper, South Dakota.

Logan Vandermark stands outside in front of a brick building

SDSU Extension welcomes new precision livestock field specialist

July 24, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is pleased to welcome Logan Vandermark to the role of precision livestock field specialist.

Two young woman inspecting plants growing on a vast, open range.

Women on the Range workshop on social media set for Aug. 17

July 24, 2023

SDSU Extension will host a Women on the Range - Leveraging Social Media workshop at approximately 9 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m. MT on Aug. 17, 2023, at the 777 Bison Ranch near Hermosa, South Dakota.

Aerial view of test plots at the Volga Research Farm.

SDSU Extension to host Integrated Pest Management Field School on July 25

July 18, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension will host the 2023 Integrated Pest Management Field School from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. CDT on July 25 at the SDSU Volga Farm south of Volga, South Dakota.

South-facing view of a dry, rolling field at the Oacoma station.

SDSU Extension to host 2023 South Dakota Climate Summit

July 14, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension will host a South Dakota Climate Summit on Aug. 1-2, 2023, at the Arrowwood Resort in Oacoma, South Dakota.

Map of the location of the Precision Cover Crop Demonstration day

SDSU Extension to co-host Precision Cover Crop Demonstration Day on July 20

July 14, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a Precision Cover Crop Demonstration Day starting at 9 a.m. on July 20, 2023, near Brookings.

South Dakota students learn valuable skills at 2023 Rangeland and Soils Days

July 14, 2023

About 75 youth who participated in this year’s Rangeland and Soils Days, held June 14-15 near Watertown.

Seven people stand at a distance in a green field. The sky is blue with a large cloud stretching across most of the horizon

The South Dakota State University West River Research Farm to host Field Day on July 11

July 07, 2023

The South Dakota State University West River Research Farm Tour will be held on July 11 near Sturgis, South Dakota, running from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Kristine Lang and Rhoda Burrows look at some plants with two men inside a high tunnel

The South Dakota State University Southeast Research Farm to host Field Day on July 11

June 30, 2023

The South Dakota State University Southeast Research Farm Field Day will be held on July 11 near Beresford, South Dakota.

SDSU Extension encourages attending SD Cattlemen’s feedlot tours on July 20

June 27, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is inviting cattle producers, allied industry professionals or anyone interested in feeding cattle to attend the annual South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Feeder Council feedlot tour on July 20 near Baltic, South Dakota.

mostly black cattle stand around a dugout with water. the grass is green and the sky is blue

SDSU Extension offering livestock water testing across state

June 27, 2023

South Dakota State University Extension is offering on-site livestock water testing services at all SDSU Extension regional centers and several SDSU Extension county offices throughout the state.