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Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification needed to deliver cattle

October 29, 2019

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Transportation is the latest certification needed for beef cattle haulers and producers who deliver cattle to major packing plants.

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I-29 Moo University to Host Dairy Field Days in November

October 28, 2019

The I-29 Moo University will be hosting dairy field days on Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The field days will begin at 12:30 p.m. CST and end at 3:30 p.m. The field days are a collaboration of South Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, and University of Nebraska Extension Services, Iowa State Dairy Association, South Dakota Dairy Producers Association, Nebraska State Dairy Association and the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.

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I-29 Moo University to Offer California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo trip

October 28, 2019

The I-29 Moo University will be hosting a California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas Feb. 9-13, 2020. This tour is open to dairy producers and agri-business personnel.

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2019 South Dakota Master Lamb Producers Association Award Winners Announced

October 22, 2019

Three families were named as 2019 South Dakota Master Lamb Producers during the South Dakota Master Lamb Producers Association awards program luncheon on September 28 in Spearfish. The luncheon took place as part of the 82nd Annual South Dakota Sheep Growers Association convention.

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Aurora County 4-H Hosts Progressive Ag Safety Day

October 17, 2019

Aurora County held their first-ever Progressive Ag Safety Day on Sept. 19, at the Aurora County 4-H grounds under the guidance of Audra Scheel, SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor.

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SDSU Extension Joins Forces to Address Brain Aging Myths

October 15, 2019

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, SDSU Extension and University of Illinois Extension will host a webinar titled “Senior Moments and Other Misnomers About the Aging Brain” on Friday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m. MST/Noon CDT.

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SDSU Extension welcomes Dr. Timothy Tanner as 4-H Youth Development Program Director

October 15, 2019

Timothy Tanner recently began his position with SDSU Extension serving as the State 4-H Youth Development Program Director.

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4-H Member Recalls Life Lessons Gained from Showing Livestock

October 11, 2019

4-H has been a huge part of Talli Heim’s life ever since she showed her first market steer.

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Moisture is Critical When Harvesting Silage During a Wet Year

October 09, 2019

With many flooded and saturated fields in South Dakota this fall, harvesting silage before corn dries past desired moisture levels or frost occurs may be a challenge for some producers.

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Calf Value Discovery Program Registration Open

October 07, 2019

The SDSU Extension Calf Value Discovery Program allows cow/calf operators to gain valuable feedback to help them improve management decisions that impact the financial bottom-line.

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Fall Lawn Weed Control

October 02, 2019

Fall is the time to control tough perennial broadleaf lawn weeds. Good moisture in most places in August helped contribute to significant fall growth of perennial weeds.

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Strengthening the Heartland Program Brings Free Opioid Misuse Prevention Resources to Rural South Dakota Communities

October 02, 2019

Programs to promote discussions related to prescription opioids are available for communities across South Dakota and North Dakota through “Strengthening the Heartland,” a collaborative project between SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension.

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Teens Master Life’s Circus at Teen Leadership Conference

October 02, 2019

The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program held the annual Teen Leadership Conference on June 3-7 in Brookings. The conference theme was “Mastering Life’s Circus.”

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2019 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference to be Held Oct. 16 at South Dakota State University

October 01, 2019

The 2019 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference will be held Oct. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the campus of South Dakota State University in the Volstorff Ballroom of the University Student Union.

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Fall Noxious Weed Control

September 30, 2019

Fall is the time to control tough perennial broadleaf lawn weeds. Good moisture in most places in August will have set up good fall growth of perennial weeds.