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Sign Up for SDSU Extension Walk With Ease Walking Program

January 25, 2019

SDSU Extension is excited to offer their first Walk With Ease walking program January 28 - March 8, 2019 in Brookings at the First Lutheran Church (337 8th Street).

Walk with Ease

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2019 SD Soil Health Coalition Soil Health Conference & Annual Meeting

January 14, 2019

All are invited to attend the 2019 South Dakota Soil Health Coalition (SDSHC) Soil Health Conference & Annual Meeting January 22 at the Brookings Days Inn (2500 6th Street) and January 23 at Club 71 in the at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium (1396 Stadium Rd) on the campus of South Dakota State University, in Brookings.

Soil Health

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SDSU Extension Hosts Workshops During Sioux Falls Farm Show

January 10, 2019

The SDSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources team will host workshops during the Sioux Falls Farm Show, January 23-25, 2019 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Ave).

Soybean, Crop Management, Crop Treatments

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New Chronic Pain Workshop Coming to James Valley Community Center

January 09, 2019

Take control of your health by participating in educational sessions specifically designed for adults with chronic pain and their caregivers. A Better Choices, Better Health® SD (BCBH) Chronic Pain workshop will take place on Tuesdays, April 2 through May 7, 2019 at the James Valley Community Center, (300 W 1st Ave.) The sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Better Choices, Better Health©, Health

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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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Rural Business Owners Credit SDSU Extension Small Business Basics

January 17, 2019

Ruth Leines wanted to open her own business. At first the Wagner resident thought it would be a Christian bookstore and coffeeshop. But, a few weeks into SDSU Extension’s Small Business Basics she realized this idea may not succeed. So, she did some research and 18 months ago launched This That & More.

Business Development, Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship

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SDSU Extension Releases 2019 Pest Guides

January 08, 2019

SDSU Extension recently released the 2019 South Dakota Pest Management Guides which are available to South Dakotans at no cost.

Corn, Wheat, Soybean, Sorghum, Sunflower, Oilseed, Crop Treatments, Oats, Flax, Field Pea

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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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SDSU Extension Provides Facts On Aging In New Report

January 09, 2019

South Dakotans are living longer than at any point in history. “This is a global trend,” said Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist.

Older Adults, Health

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Wet Corn: Storage and Late Harvest Options

January 03, 2019

Due to uncooperative weather conditions in areas of the state, harvest 2018 saw many South Dakota farmers facing a difficult decision - harvest wet grain or let it stand in the field.

Corn, Crop Management

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2019 SDSU Lamb Bonanza to be Held January 12 on Campus of SDSU

January 03, 2019

The 27th Annual Lamb Bonanza will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Frost Arena on the campus of South Dakota State University.

Sheep

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SDSU Extension’s Role in Transformational Agriculture

January 17, 2019

November 23, 2018, the U.S. Government released the Fourth National Climate Assessment report, from the Government’s Global Change Research Program.

Corn, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Soybean, Wheat

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SDSU Extension hosts Winter Agronomy Meetings

January 17, 2019

SDSU Extension will host agronomy meetings in Mitchell, January 14; Tyndall, January 16; and Burke, January 31.

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South Dakota Hosts Advanced Shearing School Featuring Mr. Mike Pora Of 3q Shearing Clinics

January 17, 2019

South Dakota Sheep Growers Association and SDSU Extension are sponsoring the South Dakota Advanced Shearing School January 28, 2019 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Newell Ram Sale Complex (adjacent to the rodeo grounds on East 3rd Street, Newell).

Sheep

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture

SDSU Extension Annie's Project for Women in Agriculture Begins January 22 in Florence

January 17, 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 Florence starting January 22, 2019.

Annie's Project