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SDSU Extension Accepting Applications for Emerging Sheep Producers Program

July 14, 2022

Applications are now available for the SDSU Extension Emerging Sheep Producers Program, a program designed for producers who want to increase their knowledge of the sheep industry and improve their skills needed to be successful shepherds.

2021 grazing school attendees.

Eastern Grazing School to be Held July 26-28

July 12, 2022

The South Dakota Grassland Coalition, through a partnership with SDSU Extension and others, will host the Eastern South Dakota Grazing School July 26-28, 2022 near Marvin, South Dakota.

SDSU Northeast Research Farm near South Shore, South Dakota.

South Dakota State University Northeast Research Farm to Host Field Day July 14

July 07, 2022

The South Dakota State University Northeast Research Farm will host its annual field day on Thursday, July 14, at 4:30 p.m. CDT.

Aerial view of the SDSU Southeast Research Farm.

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Annual Field Day July 12

July 07, 2022

The South Dakota State University Southeast Research Farm will host its annual field day on Tuesday, July 12, beginning at 1:00 p.m. CDT.

Online book club members reading together in a video conference.

SDSU Extension Partners With NDSU Extension To Host Purposeful Retirement Online Book Club

July 01, 2022

Registration for the Purposeful Retirement Online Book Club, hosted by SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension, is now available!

group of ewes being sold at an auction

SDSU Extension to Hold Educational Program at South Dakota Sheep Growers Premium Ewe Sale

July 01, 2022

The SDSU Extension Small Ruminant Team will be hosting an educational opportunity at the South Dakota Sheep Growers Association Premium Yearling Ewe Sale on Saturday, July 23, at Magness Livestock Auction in Huron, South Dakota.

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Sara Bauder Transitions to New Role as SDSU Extension Forage Field Specialist

July 07, 2022

Sara Bauder, former SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist based out of the Mitchell Regional Extension Center, has transitioned to a new role as the SDSU Extension Forage Field Specialist.

Group of youth riding bikes through a bike handling station.

Grant County 4-H Members Gather for Bike Rodeo and Safety Day

June 22, 2022

Over 70 youth gathered on May 20 for the 2022 4-H Bike Rodeo at the Grant County 4-H Grounds for a morning of bike safety activities.

Several red angus cattle feeding at a feed bunk.

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Training Being Held June 29

June 14, 2022

SDSU Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on June 29 at 8:30 AM CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron.

Group of mixed cattle grazing drought-stressed pasture.

SDSU Extension Provides Drought Management Resources

June 08, 2022

The U.S. Drought Monitor continues to classify parts of South Dakota in some level of drought. SDSU Extension has a variety of tools and resources to assist producers with drought decision making.

The Butte-Lawrence-Jackson 4-H Range team.

South Dakota Teams Perform Well at National Land, Range & Homesite Judging Contest

June 08, 2022

After two years of cancellations, a record attendance of more than 1,000 FFA and 4-H members competed in the National Land, Range, and Homesite Judging contest according to the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts, the contest’s main sponsor.

Marcy Harder

SDSU Extension Welcomes New Community Services and Volunteer Coordinator

June 08, 2022

SDSU Extension has expanded its Better Choices, Better Health SD team with the latest addition of Marcy Harder as an SDSU Extension Community Services and Volunteer Coordinator to the Aberdeen Regional Extension Center.

Paul O. Johnson giving a presentation near a research plot.

Paul O. Johnson Retires After Dedicated Career in SDSU Extension

June 08, 2022

Paul O. Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator and Northeast Research Farm Coordinator, is retiring after a dedicated 33-year career supporting the people of South Dakota in his role at SDSU Extension.

Annie’s Project logo.

Registration Open for SDSU Extension’s Annie’s Project for Women in Agriculture

June 08, 2022

Registration for SDSU Extension’s Annie’s Project for Women in Agriculture is now open. Program sessions will be held every Wednesday in Yankton, SD from July 6 through August 10.

Kara Harders, SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist

SDSU Extension Welcomes New Field Specialist to Community Vitality Team

June 03, 2022

SDSU Extension recently welcomed Kara Harders as a community vitality field specialist to the Community Vitality programming team.