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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.


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.

five beef cows standing in a pasture

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.

Female rancher standing in front of a cowherd.

The Power of Women as AgVocates Rescheduled to March 4 and 5

February 08, 2022

The Power of Women as AgVocates Conference has been rescheduled for March 4-5, 2022 in Fort Pierre, South Dakota at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center and the Missouri Avenue Event Center in Pierre.

Atty Eastman, Jonathan Burleson and Joshua Burleson collecting glasses at an eye clinic for the South Dakota 4-H "20/20 Vision" community service project.

South Dakota 4-H Members Donate Over 3,000 Eyeglasses Through Statewide Service Project

January 28, 2022

The eyeglasses collected through the project were primarily donated to the South Dakota Lions Foundation, which collects thousands of eyeglasses annually for volunteer missions.

Three young farmers walking through a harvested field at sunset.

SDSU Extension Seeks Participants for Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Focus Groups

January 28, 2022

SDSU Extension invites individuals involved in farming, ranching and agriculture to participate in a statewide comprehensive needs assessment on farm/ranch stress and mental health.

A series of hog barns.

SowBridge Educational Series Kicks off February 2

January 26, 2022

SowBridge, an online educational series created to provide the latest production-based information to swine producers, begins on Feb. 2, 2022.

Modern, adaptable bathroom design. A wheelchair user has access to all key functions in the bathroom including the shower, commode and sink.

SDSU Extension Forms Voices for Home Modifications Coalition

January 25, 2022

The Voices for Home Modifications Coalition was formed to increase knowledge and awareness about the role home design plays in the quality of life for older adults.

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Ree Reich of Belle Fourche Named Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family and Community

January 21, 2022

A mother to four, Ree Reich served as a 4-H leader for 40 years and remains an advocate and volunteer fundraiser for the organization.