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Butte-Lawrence County 4-H Member Designs Website to Build Youth Leadership

April 01, 2019

Danika Gordon, a nine-year Butte-Lawrence County 4-H member, developed the Listen, Learn, Lead website as part of her South Dakota State 4-H Ambassador educational engagement.

4-H Leadership & Personal Development Project, Youth Leadership

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SDSU Extension Looking for Community Leaders to Participate in South Dakota Change Network 

April 01, 2019

SDSU Extension Community Vitality is seeking South Dakotans who see opportunities to lead systems change in their organizations and communities to apply for the South Dakota Change Network.

Community Leadership

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SDSU Extension Supports Farmers & Ranchers During Stressful Time

April 01, 2019

SDSU Extension invites South Dakota’s farm and ranch families as well as agri-business professionals and service providers who work with them, to attend programming uniquely designed to provide healthy, stress management strategies as well as support strategies when dealing with the impacts of chronic stress or working with those suffering from chronic stress.

Farm Stress, Flood

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River Flooding Continues with Cool and Wet Outlook for April 2019

March 22, 2019

Snowmelt due to warming temperatures is predicted to result in a second river crest for South Dakota’s James, Vermilion and Big Sioux Rivers. And, more rainfall is predicted according to the March 21, 2019 National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) April Climate Outlook.

Flood, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Corn, Wheat, Soybean, Trees, Garden & Yard Issues

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Risk Management is focus of April 5, 2019 Managing the Ag Margin Workshop and Webinar Held in Brookings

April 12, 2019

Helping agriculture operators manage financial risk during a time of tight margins is the focus of SDSU Extension April 5, 2019 Managing the Agriculture Margin Workshop to be held in Brookings on the campus of South Dakota State University. A webinar of the April 5 workshop can be viewed online April 16, 2019.

Flood Clean Up, National Weather Service Information & More Found on SDSU Extension Website Flood Page

March 19, 2019

With the National Weather Service calling for more flooding, South Dakotans can rely on SDSU Extension for timely updates, resources and information which are posted daily to the website’s flood page at extension.sdstate.edu.

Flood

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SDSU Extension March 26 Webinar Addresses the Effects of Identity Theft Victimization and How to Recover

March 19, 2019

Victims of identity theft are often negatively impacted by fear, anxiety and loss of trust, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. To help victims of identity theft and those who serve them, SDSU Extension is presenting a webinar March 26, 2019 at noon central.

Family Finances

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Outlook Shows Increased Chance of Flooding Spring 2019

March 11, 2019

The March 7, 2019 flood outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls calls for the probability of flooding in eastern South Dakota.

Flood

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Your Money, Your Goals Program to Be Held at Brookings Library

March 07, 2019

SDSU Extension is hosting Your Money, Your Goals March 19, 2019 at the Brookings Public Library, Cooper Room B (515 3rd St.). The program will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Family Finances, Health

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Using Facts on Aging to Strengthen South Dakota Webinar March 22, 2019

March 19, 2019

Strengthening South Dakota using facts on aging is the focus of SDSU Extension free webinar, Using Facts on Aging to Strengthen South Dakota. Hosted March 22, 2019 8:30 a.m. (mountain) / 9:30 a.m. (central).

Older Adults

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture

Women in Agriculture Encouraged to Sign Up for Sioux Falls Annie’s Project by March 25, 2019

March 01, 2019

If you’re a woman involved in the agriculture industry, then SDSU Extension’s Annie’s Project may be the program for you. Annie’s Project will be held at the SDSU Extension Regional Center (2001 E. Eighth St. Sioux Falls) in Sioux Falls beginning April 1, 2019.

Annie's Project, Corn, Soybean, Wheat

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SDSU Extension Heifer Development Webinar Series 2019

February 28, 2019

SDSU Extension’s Fifth Annual Heifer Development Webinar Series begins March 15, 2019.

Beef Cattle

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Join SDSU Extension Group Exercise Fit & Strong Program held in Brookings

February 27, 2019

SDSU Extension is excited to offer Fit & Strong, an evidence-based physical activity program developed by researchers at the University of Illinois. The first Fit & Strong class will begin in Brookings March 12, 2019. Fit & Strong will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3:30 p.m. until May 30 at First Lutheran Church (337 8th St.).

Health

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture

SDSU Extension Annie’s Project for Women in Agriculture Begins April 2 in Webster

February 26, 2019

If you’re a woman involved in the agriculture industry, then Annie’s Project may be the program for you. The program will be held in Webster beginning April 2, 2019. 

Annie's Project, Corn, Soybean, Wheat

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Climate Outlook Predicts Cool Temperatures Will Linger into Spring

February 22, 2019

The unusually cold temperatures that have held their grip over South Dakota are expected to continue into March, according to the latest climate outlook released February 21, 2019.