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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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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.

Aging Gracefully Takes Planning, Positivity

January 26, 2021

By 2030, one in five Americans will be in the 65 and older age group.

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Thinking about Throwing Oats in the Rotation? Small Grain Focus of Upcoming Crop Hour Week

January 26, 2021

Small Grain Focus of Upcoming Crop Hour Week

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Drought Conditions Continue to Deteriorate Across South Dakota

April 06, 2021

South Dakotans’ apprehension of an impending drought has been growing.

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Diversifying Crop Rotation Through Field Peas, Sorghum and Polycropping

January 21, 2021

SDSU Extension will kick off the second month of its Crop Hour Series, with a week focused on field peas, sorghum and polycropping practices.

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SDSU Extension Applauds 2020 South Dakota Master Pork Producers

January 21, 2021

Four South Dakota pork production systems were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to the state’s swine industry.

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Registration Now Open for SDSU Beef Day

January 22, 2021

This year’s event will be held virtually Tuesday, February 9 and will begin at 1 p.m. CST. 

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SDSU Extension Wheat Week Explores Strategies for Increasing Yields, Controlling Pests

January 14, 2021

Starting with a strong soil base, choosing the best variety and fending off weeds and other pests are crucial for a productive and profitable spring or winter wheat harvest.