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Park Rx Encourages South Dakotans to Exercise Outdoors

March 01, 2021

To get more South Dakotans moving, the South Dakota Department of Health, SDSU Extension and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are once again working together to empower healthcare providers to write their patients a prescription for physical activity in any South Dakota state park.

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Tjeerdsma to Lead SDSU Extension Food and Families Program

February 26, 2021

The educational outreach arm of South Dakota State University, SDSU Extension, welcomes Michelle Tjeerdsma as the new Food and Families Program Director.

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SDSU Extension Crop Hour Dives into Data Needed for Decision Making

February 26, 2021

Big data and agriculture often go hand in hand in today’s modern farming era, but wading through statistical terminology and big data sets to interpret results can be overwhelming.

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Video Series, ‘Tuesday Night Live’ Explores Alternative Calving Dates

March 01, 2021

The South Dakota Grassland Coalition and SDSU Extension have released a 25-video series featuring ranchers from across the state who discovered the benefits of matching calving to their ranch resources.

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Spring Climate Outlook Unclear Amid Drought Concerns

February 22, 2021

In like a lion, out like a lamb?

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SDSU Extension Partners with Grocers for Double Up Dakota Bucks

February 22, 2021

Some South Dakota grocery stores are now offering participants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) a chance to double up on fresh fruits and vegetables.

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SDSU Extension to Host Second Community-Focused Book Read

February 19, 2021

Would you like to be part of a community book read?

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SDSU Welcomes New Horticulture Faculty Member, Extension Specialist

February 19, 2021

The South Dakota State University Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science, along with SDSU Extension, has named Dr. Kristine Lang to serve as an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Consumer Horticulture.

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SDSU Extension Sunflower Week to Examine Varieties, Fertility and Pest Management

October 12, 2021

Sunflowers continue to be a staple in South Dakota crop production systems.

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SDSU Extension to Recruit First Class of Master Health Volunteers

February 18, 2021

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer in public health?

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SDSU Extension February Crop Hour Series to Conclude with Focus on Forages

February 10, 2021

Forages are the foundation to many livestock feeding systems, providing nutrients, energy, protein, digestibility, fiber, minerals, vitamins and more.

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Sheep, Goat Producers: Let Your Voices Be Heard

February 11, 2021

The SDSU Extension Small Ruminant Team is seeking input from sheep and goat producers across the United States to identify producer interests and enhance future Extension efforts.

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2021 South Dakota Pest Management Guides Now Available

February 04, 2021

SDSU Extension has released the 2021 South Dakota Pest Management Guides.

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SDSU Extension Challenges Growers to Change Thinking on Crop Management Practices

February 01, 2021

Healthy soils help regulate water flow, sustain plant and animal life, filter and buffer potential pollutants, cycle nutrients and provide physical stability and support.

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South Dakota 4-H Recognizes Global Need Through 20/20 Vision Project

February 02, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, nearly 1 billion people globally suffer from a near or distance vision impairment that could have been prevented or has yet to be addressed.