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South Dakota Change Network Announces 18 Changemakers

February 18, 2020

SDSU Extension is pleased to announce the 18 South Dakotans selected to the third cohort of the South Dakota Change Network.

Volunteer, Developing Communities

SDSU Extension to Host 2020 No-Till Event in Wall, S.D.

December 11, 2019

Join us for a free event that will highlight building soil and integrating livestock to farm systems in western SD. Registration is requested, event is free.

Corn, Wheat, Crop Management, Conservation, Soil Health

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South Dakota 4-H Boosts Leadership Skills and Civic Engagement Through 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus

August 08, 2019

Learning about political processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital, 38 South Dakota 4-H youth participated in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high school youth. The program was held at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., on June 15-23.

4-H Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), 4-H Leadership & Personal Development Project

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2019 Canning Workshops Offered by SDSU Extension

June 20, 2019

Join SDSU Extension Field Specialists and learn how to safely can in your kitchen. Canning workshops will be held in Watertown, Elkton and Rapid City beginning June 25, 2019.

Canning, Food Safety

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Sheep Dog Trials, Shearing Competition & More During All American Sheep Day at the Black Hills Stock Show

January 09, 2019

SDSU Extension, South Dakota Sheep Growers Association (SDSGA) and industry partners are hosting Sheep Day at the Black Hills Stock Show, Thursday, January 31 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Kjerstad Event Center, Rapid City (915 Centre St).

Sheep

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SDSU Extension Hosts 2019 No-Till Event in Wall January 17, 2019

January 07, 2019

SDSU Extension will host 2019 No-Till event, Integrating Livestock, Building Soil January 17, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Wall at the Wall Community Center, Grand Hall (501 Main St.).

Soil Health, Pasture, Beef Cattle

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Peggy Schlechter Receives Friend of Economic Development Award from Wall Economic Development Corp.

January 31, 2020

SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist, Peggy Schlechter was recently recognized with the Friend of Economic Development Award by the Wall Economic Development Corporation.

Developing Communities, Strategic Planning, Community Leadership

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Krista Ehlert is New SDSU Extension Range Specialist

December 18, 2018

Krista Ehlert will be serving South Dakotans as the new SDSU Extension Range Specialist.

Range

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SDSU Extension Hosts 2018 Nitrate Quick Test Training

December 18, 2018

SDSU Extension will be hosting Nitrate Quick Test Recertification and New Certification Training throughout June.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle

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Five South Dakota Youth Travel to DC to Attend National 4-H Conference

December 18, 2018

South Dakota 4-H members from Day, Clark, Haakon/Jackson and Pennington Counties traveled to Washington DC to attend the National 4-H Conference this April.

National 4-H Conference

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Grassfed Exchange National Conference Coming To Rapid City June 20-22, 2018

February 21, 2019

The South Dakota Grassland Coalition and SDSU Extension are co-hosting the 10th Annual Grassfed Exchange National Conference in Rapid City June 20-22, 2018 at the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center in Rapid City.

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