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South Dakota 4-H Awards 2020 Scholarships

May 21, 2020

SDSU Extension has selected recipients for the 2020 South Dakota 4-H scholarships. Scholarships are funded by South Dakota 4-H and other 4-H donors and supporters.

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South Dakota Summer Adventures

May 13, 2020

As South Dakota citizens continue to practice physical distancing, South Dakota 4-H is gearing up to provide youth across the state with an opportunity to learn, create and develop skills virtually with their peers through the South Dakota Summer Adventures program.

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South Dakota 4-H Hosts Operation: Healthy Habits Challenge

April 20, 2020

During these unprecedented and occasionally sedentary times, South Dakota 4-H is encouraging South Dakota residents to get active, be active and stay active by participating in the Operation: Healthy Habits Challenge.

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South Dakota 4-H Hosts Inaugural Capitol Day Event

April 03, 2020

More than 160 4-H members and supporters from across South Dakota joined together for the inaugural South Dakota 4-H Capitol Day in Pierre on January 15.

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South Dakota State 4-H Ambassadors Attend National 4-H Summit on Healthy Living and 4-H Healthy Habits Conference

March 23, 2020

Three South Dakota State 4-H Ambassadors joined other teen leaders from across the country at the 4-H Healthy Habits Conference and National 4-H Summit on Healthy Living to learn how to be advocates for promoting healthy lifestyle choices in their communities.

Youth Health & Relationships

South Dakota 4-H Members Participate in Western National Roundup

February 07, 2020

Members of South Dakota 4-H attended the Western National Roundup January 8-12, 2020, in Denver, Colorado.

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South Dakota 4-H Launches Teens for Jeans Service Project

January 27, 2020

South Dakota 4-H has launched Teens for Jeans, the 2019-20 statewide community service project.

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South Dakota State 4-H Ambassadors Attend National 4-H Youth Agri-Science Summit

January 24, 2020

Hands-on learning experience prepared youth to develop an action plan to address local agri-science challenges.

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South Dakota 4-H Members Compete in Livestock Judging Contest at 2019 North American International Livestock Exposition

January 13, 2020

South Dakota 4-H youth from Clark, Deuel and McCook counties competed in the 2019 National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held on Nov. 19, 2019, in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky.

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SDSU Extension Programs Receive National Recognition

December 10, 2019

SDSU Extension programs were recognized at various national Extension association meetings throughout 2019.

Nutrition, Beef Cattle

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4-H Volunteer and Shooting Sports Hall of Fame

December 05, 2019

Eleven individuals were recognized for their volunteer service to the South Dakota 4-H at the South Dakota State Fair.

4-H Shooting Sports

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South Dakota 4-H Donates Thousands of Shoes for Non-Profit

November 25, 2019

The South Dakota 4-H Youth Development Program donated 8,413 pairs of shoes over the span of one year during their statewide community service project to the Soles4Souls non-profit organization.

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State 4-H Ambassador and 4-H Alumni Comprise the Next Generation of Agriculture Panel at Governor’s Ag Summit

November 21, 2019

State 4-H Ambassador and 4-H Alumni Comprise the Next Generation of Agriculture Panel at Governor’s Ag Summit

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SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Launches Comprehensive Furbearer Education Program for Youth

November 04, 2019

The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program recently announced a partnership with South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks and the South Dakota Trappers Association to launch a new, comprehensive furbearer education program for youth.

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4-H Youth Photo Exhibits Featured in 2020 South Dakota 4-H Calendar

November 04, 2019

Photos taken by 40 South Dakota 4-H members from 25 counties will be featured in the 2020 South Dakota 4-H calendar.