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SDSU Extension to Host Open House at Lemmon Regional Center

July 29, 2021

Community members are invited to attend an open house at the new South Dakota State University Extension Lemmon Regional Center on Aug. 18 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. MT.

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SDSU Extension Launches ‘Building Highly Effective Boards’ Series

July 28, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension's Community Vitality team will soon be releasing a new educational series — all centered around board members, meetings and missions.

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Registration Open for Chronic Disease Self-Management Lay Leader Training

July 27, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension is offering a virtual Better Choices, Better Health SD Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Lay Leader Training Aug. 19 to Sept. 30.

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Application Now Open for 2022 Hunting Skills and Recurve National Teams

July 26, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension and South Dakota 4-H invite youth involved in 4-H Shooting Sports across the state to apply to be on the 2022 4-H Shooting Sports teams.

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Peterson Farm Brothers to Headline AgriCulture on the Square

July 23, 2021

After a one-year break due to the pandemic, AgriCulture on the Square will be back in Rapid City, South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 11.

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SDSU Extension, FSIS to Host 2021 Food Safety Summit

July 22, 2021

The SDSU – Des Moines District Food Safety Summit will be held Wednesday, Aug. 4 in Brookings, South Dakota.

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Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum Now Available for Middle School Educators

July 21, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension has launched a new educational program for middle school science teachers, homeschoolers and 4-H youth program advisors looking to add a sustainable agriculture curriculum to their lesson plans.

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Registration Open For South Dakota Beef Quality Assurance Trainer Course

July 20, 2021

The South Dakota BQA Trainer Certification course will be held Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. CDT at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls,

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New Eastern South Dakota Grazing School Set For Aug. 11 – 13

July 19, 2021

The new school will be held at the Abbey of the Hills near Marvin, South Dakota and will feature both in-depth classroom education and in-field management of grazing livestock.

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SDSU Extension to Offer Integrated Pest Management Field School Online

July 30, 2021

South Dakota State University Extension will kick off its 13th annual Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Field School Aug. 1.

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SDSU Extension to Offer Educational Program at Premium Ewe Sale

July 16, 2021

The South Dakota State University Extension Small Ruminant Team will be hosting an educational opportunity at the South Dakota Sheep Growers Association Premium Yearling Ewe Sale on July 24 in Huron, South Dakota.

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2021 Energize! Conference to Feature Rural South Dakota Success Stories

July 15, 2021

Milbank is gearing up to host the third annual Energize! Conference — an opportunity for South Dakotans to hear about successful revitalizations, community projects and business opportunities happening in rural communities across the state.

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South Dakota Grassland Management School Workshops Set For July 27, 28

July 15, 2021

The 2021 Grassland Management School workshops will be held at the Eck Restoration Project north of Henry, South Dakota on the shores of Warner Lake.

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SDSU Extension Launches New Streamlines Podcast

July 14, 2021

Hosted by John McMaine, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer, and Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist, the audio series aims to bring listeners insight and discussion on all things water.

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SDSU Extension, Nebraska Extension to Host Forage Field Days

July 15, 2021

On Aug. 4 the event will be held at the SDSU Southeast Research Farm in Beresford and then again Aug. 5 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Haskell Agricultural Laboratory in Concord, Nebraska.