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SDSU Extension Welcomes New Nutrition Field Specialist

September 15, 2022

After completion of her graduate degree from South Dakota State University in May 2022, Claudia Botzet has accepted a position with SDSU Extension as a Nutrition Field Specialist.

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SDSU Extension to Host 2022 Specialty Crop Field Day

September 13, 2022

SDSU Extension will host the 2022 Specialty Crop Field Day on Thursday, September 15, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CDT in Brookings, South Dakota.

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South Dakota 4-H Members Participate in 2022 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships

August 26, 2022

South Dakota 4-H was represented by 35 youth from 19 counties as members of 9 teams at the 2022 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships held June 26 -July 1, 2022, in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Winter wheat.

SDSU Extension 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting To Be Held August 24

August 19, 2022

SDSU Extension, in collaboration with the Jones County Crop Improvement Association, will host the 33rd Annual Winter Wheat Meeting in Draper, South Dakota, on August 24 at 6:30 p.m. CDT.

Wichita, Kansas waterfront.

SDSU Extension Presents at 76th Annual Meeting of Midwestern Legislative Conference

August 19, 2022

Kara Harders, SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist, presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference (MLC) held in Wichita, Kansas, July 10-13, 2022.

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38th Annual Rangeland and 17th Annual Soils Days Held in Murdo

August 16, 2022

SDSU Extension, along with the Jones County Conservation District and the South Dakota Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), hosted the 38th Annual Rangeland and 17th Annual Soils Days June 14-15, 2022, in Murdo, South Dakota.

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South Dakota 4-H Announces 2022 State Scholarship Recipients

August 15, 2022

Ten South Dakota 4-H members have been selected as the 2022 South Dakota 4-H State Scholarship recipients.

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SDSU Extension to Host Informational Sessions at Dakotafest

August 08, 2022

Producers are invited to visit the SDSU Extension booth at Dakotafest August 16-18 in Mitchell, South Dakota.

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South Dakota 4-H Announces 2022 Shooting Sports Scholarship Recipients

August 03, 2022

The South Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports Committee awarded six scholarships to youth in the South Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports program.

Group of mixed cattle in a hot, dusty feedlot.

SDSU Extension Encourages Producers to Prepare for Extreme Heat Temperatures

August 02, 2022

SDSU Extension provides resources to help livestock producers prepare for extreme temperatures. With temperatures expected to rise into the upper 90s over the next week, it is important for producers to prepare and have proper mitigation strategies in place.

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SDSU Extension to Host Workshop Series for Next Generation Land Seekers

July 27, 2022

SDSU Extension will host online workshops for beginning farmers and ranchers looking for land. The series takes place every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. CDT/5:30 p.m. MT from Sept. 1-Oct. 20.

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South Dakota Water and Community Symposium to be Held July 26

July 22, 2022

SDSU Extension will host a one-day South Dakota Water and Community Symposium on Tuesday, July 26 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT at the Raven Precision Agriculture Center on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings.

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SDSU Extension to Host Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification Trainings

July 21, 2022

SDSU Extension will host two Beef Quality Assurance – Transportation (BQAT) certification opportunities for haulers and producers this summer in Brookings and Mitchell.

Cover crop mixture growing in a field.

Forage Field Day to be Held Aug. 4

July 15, 2022

SDSU Extension and Nebraska Extension will host their collaborative 2022 Forage Field Day at the University of Nebraska Haskell Ag Lab on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CDT.

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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.