August 15, 2019
SDSU Extension will focus on production and marketing decisions at the August and September Ag Economic Dialogues.
August 14, 2019
Equifax, one of the three credit reporting agencies, collects credit and demographic data on over 800 million consumers and provides credit monitoring and fraud-prevention services. In September of 2017, Equifax announced that a data breach had occurred earlier in the year.
August 15, 2019
The Brookings School District has been awarded a 2019 Farm to School grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This planning grant, developed in partnership with SDSU Extension, the SDSU Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education and the SDSU Local Foods Education Center, will create the Brookings Farm to Early Care and Learning Initiative.
August 12, 2019
SDSU Extension staff will be hosting several forums during Dakotafest 2019 held August 20-22 on the Schlaffman Farm near Mitchell, S.D., (2300 E Spruce Street) inside booth #600.
Strengthening the Heartland, Farm Stress, Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Sunflower, Oats, Cover Crops, Crop Management, Crop Treatments, Farm Business Management, Agricultural Land Value, Markets/Prices, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Swine, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Pasture, Soil Health, Grassland, Conservation, Equipment Safety, Youth Safety, Strategic Planning, Community Leadership, Developing Communities, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Health, Precision Agriculture, 4-H Projects
August 13, 2019
The SDSU Extension Rural Behavioral Health Team is partnering with the South Dakota Counselors Association (SDCA) to host a three-day South Dakota Farm and Ranch Stress Summit, September 23-25. The Summit will be held at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort & Conference Center in Oacoma, SD.
August 12, 2019
To meet the needs of emerging demand within the sheep industry for superior young ewe genetics available in smaller lot sizes, the South Dakota Sheep Growers Association (SDSGA), in cooperation with SDSU Extension, hosted a Premium Ewe Sale in conjunction with educational programming, July 27, 2019 at Magness Livestock Auction in Huron, S.D.
August 08, 2019
Learning about political processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital, 38 South Dakota 4-H youth participated in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high school youth. The program was held at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., on June 15-23.
August 02, 2019
The mental health first aid course will provide tools to identify when a person may be struggling with their mental health or a substance use problem.
August 01, 2019
Cattle feeders and industry professionals still have time to register for the Feedlot Shortcourse and BQA Transportation Certification to be held August 13-14, 2019 at the SDSU Cow/Calf Education and Research Facility (2901 Western Ave) in Brookings.
July 26, 2019
The third webinar in a four-part series hosted by gerontologists from North Dakota State University Extension and SDSU Extension will take place on August 14, 2019. The webinar will begin at 11:00 a.m. MDT/Noon CDT. The webinar will discuss aging, how aging is different from disease, and barriers and strategies to aging well.
July 25, 2019
To meet the needs of emerging demand within the sheep industry for superior young ewe genetics available in smaller lot sizes, the South Dakota Sheep Growers Association (SDSGA) in cooperation with SDSU Extension is hosting a premium ewe sale in conjunction with educational programming, July 27, 2019 at Magness Livestock Auction (105 NE Custer Avenue, Huron, SD 57350).
July 30, 2019
To improve access and encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, SDSU Extension and NDSU Extension have launched Double Up Dakota Bucks at the farmers markets in Lake Andes, South Dakota and Rolla, North Dakota.
July 22, 2019
Karla Trautman has been named the director of SDSU Extension at South Dakota State University. She has served as the interim director of SDSU Extension since 2016.
July 16, 2019
SDSU Extension is offering an opportunity for cattle feeders to sharpen their management skills and improve their profit potential by participating in the 2019 Feedlot Shortcourse. During the shortcourse, a training will also be offered for participants to obtain Beef Quality Assurance Transportation (BQAT) certification.
July 15, 2019
South Dakota 4-H members received national recognition during the 2019 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships held in Grand Island, Neb. June 23-28, 2019.