Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.
February 14, 2019
Riding around the arena displaying sponsor flags and presenting awards - what fans see of a rodeo queen’s job may look effortless. But, behind the scenes, rodeo queens put a lot of hard work, horsemanship and public relations into the role, explains Kay Marrs, who recently handed off the title Miss Rodeo South Dakota.
February 14, 2019
SDSU Extension hosts Ag Economics Dialogue: Focus on Growing Season 2019 seminar at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls (2001 E. Eighth St.) March 1, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon (Central time zone). This seminar will also be available via webinar from 9 a.m. to noon (Central time zone). Seminar speakers will provide insight into weather and markets leading up to planting season.
February 15, 2019
SDSU Extension staff offers unique workshops to answer questions involved with estate planning and aid in planning for farm transitions. The Sustaining the Legacy-Estate Planning and Farm Transitions Conferences, developed for all parties involved in the farm or ranch operation will be held in Milbank, beginning March 6, 2019.
February 11, 2019
An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO), is set for March 6, 2019 in Huron at the Crossroads Convention Center (100 Fourth St. S.W.).
February 06, 2019
I-29 Moo University Collaboration Hosts 2019 Dairy Beef Short Course March 26, 2019 in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in conjunction with the Central Plains Dairy Expo.
February 13, 2019
The SDSU Sheep Unit hosts a lambing time open house February 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The SDSU Sheep Unit is located 1.5 miles north of the South Dakota State University campus on Medary Avenue (3729 Medary Ave).
January 31, 2019
South Dakota 4-H youth from across the state competed together with 660 youth from the U.S. and Canada during the Western National Roundup, January 9-13, 2019, held in Denver, Colo. The Conference, now in its 99th year. Western National Roundup is held annually during the National Western Stock Show.
January 29, 2019
Expanding markets was the focus of a panel discussion SDSU Extension Director of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alvaro Garcia participated in during the 2019 United States Grains Council Western Hemisphere Conference held in Medellin, Colombia.
January 28, 2019
Stocking canned, dried and other shelf-stable food items can ease concerns over running out of food due to finances or if winter storms prevent travel, explained SDSU Extension Family & Community Health Associate, Rachel Lindvall.
January 25, 2019
SDSU Extension helps South Dakotans take control of their health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic conditions. SDSU Extension’s Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Disease workshop will take place February 1 through March 8, 2019 in Huron at the HRMC Physicians Clinic (534 Oregon Ave. SE) from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
January 24, 2019
SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Program has launched a shoe drive to collect 10,000 pairs of new or gently-worn shoes and donate them to Soles4Souls.
January 17, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Purdue, authorized the early release of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds. January 20, 2019, more than 93,250 South Dakotans who depend upon SNAP to help feed themselves and their families will receive their February SNAP funds.
February 01, 2019
Brookings County 4-H made and donated 77 blankets, during the 2017-2018 state-wide Blanket Buddies service project - the most blankets donated of any South Dakota county