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I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course tour at Binford Farms, MN

I-29 Moo University Annual Dairy Beef Short Course To Be Held On March 29

March 17, 2022

The I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29, 2022, as part of the pre-educational events for the Central Plains Dairy Expo.

SDSU Extension Welcomes New South Dakota 4-H Program Manager

March 11, 2022

South Dakota 4-H recently welcomed Oakley G. Perry as the new Program Manager for 4-H County Operations and Professional Development.

Stagecoach at a parade in Fort Pierre, South Dakota.

SDSU Extension to Host Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities Conference May 11-12 in Fort Pierre

July 06, 2022

The conference is designed to energize South Dakota’s rural communities by inviting them to network with community leaders, share success stories, get ideas and take action to improve their communities.

Exterior of an animal science research facility.

SDSU Researchers to Present at American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section Meeting

March 09, 2022

South Dakota State University researchers, undergraduate and graduate students and SDSU Extension experts will present a variety of research results at the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section Meeting on March 14-16, 2022 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Participants inspecting a rangeland area during the South Dakota Rangeland Days event.

38th Annual Rangeland and 17th Annual Soils Days Set for June 14 and 15 in Murdo

March 28, 2022

Rangeland and Soils Days offer a unique opportunity for youth and adults alike to learn more about South Dakota’s natural resources.

SDSU cheerleaders showcasing SDSU-themed lamb pelts for auction.

South Dakota State University Raises Money for Scholarships at 30th Annual Lamb Bonanza

February 25, 2022

Lamb pelts were auctioned off at the 30th Annual Lamb Bonanza basketball game, generating more than $9,000 to support undergraduate scholarships for animal science students and student athletes.

Group of South Dakota 4-H participants and chaperones at the at the 2022 Western National Roundup held in Denver, Colorado.

South Dakota 4-H Youth Participate in Western National Roundup

February 25, 2022

South Dakota 4-H had 25 youth participate in nine different events at the Western National Roundup held in Denver, Colorado January 5-9, 2022.

4-H volunteer discussing an exhibit with two 4-H youth.

2022 South Dakota 4-H 2022 Scholarship Application Now Available, Due April 1

February 25, 2022

Youth who have at least five years of active membership in South Dakota 4-H, are current high school seniors, or are enrolled at SDSU are eligible to apply for South Dakota 4-H Scholarships.

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SDSU Extension Introduces Money Mentor Program

March 15, 2022

SDSU Extension has launched a community volunteer program that will help South Dakotans learn how to facilitate educational programming and become masters in financial knowledge and skills.


SDSU Extension to Host Online Caregiver Learning Workshop March 24

March 08, 2022

NDSU Extension and SDSU Extension will host the final Caregiver Learning Workshop on Thursday, March 24. This final session is geared towards older adults who do not have the support of a spouse, adult children or close family.


Free Online Caregiver Support Panel Discussion

February 15, 2022

NDSU Extension and SDSU Extension will host a free online webinar for families and caregivers of people living with dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other life-changing diagnoses on Thursday, Feb. 24.

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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Training Set for March 2

February 15, 2022

An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations will be held Wednesday, March 2, in Huron at the Crossroads Convention Center.

Hilary Risner and Caroline Hansen accepting the Citizenship in 4-H Youth Development national award.

South Dakota 4-H Legislature Wins National Award

February 15, 2022

For their efforts in creating the state’s first 4-H Legislature, the South Dakota 4-H Legislature Program committee received the Citizenship in 4-H Youth Development national award.

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SDSU Extension Hires Pest Management Specialist

February 15, 2022

The SDSU Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Sciences and SDSU Extension have welcomed Shelby Pritchard as a SDSU Extension Pest Management Specialist.

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SDSU Extension Announces Agriculture Behavioral Health Voucher Program

February 24, 2022

Brookings, S.D. – SDSU Extension, the South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS), and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resource (DANR) have launched an Agriculture Behavioral Health Voucher program.