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There's Something for Everyone at Dairy Fest 2018

December 18, 2018

SDSU Extension, area dairy producers and dairy industry personnel invite the public to enjoy free family events during Dairy Fest 2018 held in Brookings June 2, 2018 at the Swiftel Center (824 32nd Ave).

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End of Life Documents You Should Have in Place

COVID-19 infection and mortality rates fill the news programs. Across South Dakota and the nation, people are have made changes to their lifestyle and the way they accomplish many everyday activities. In response to this illness and the potential for long-term hospitalization and even death, individuals over 18 should also ensure their end of life documents are up-to-date.

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Communication: Importance of Social Support in Agriculture

Maintaining open communication and seeking social support can help producers get through difficult times.

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture

SDSU Extension Annie’s Project for Women in Agriculture Begins April 2 in Webster

February 26, 2019

If you’re a woman involved in the agriculture industry, then Annie’s Project may be the program for you. The program will be held in Webster beginning April 2, 2019. 

Annie's Project Empowering Women in Agriculture

Women in Agriculture Encouraged to Sign Up for Sioux Falls Annie’s Project by March 25, 2019

March 01, 2019

If you’re a woman involved in the agriculture industry, then SDSU Extension’s Annie’s Project may be the program for you. Annie’s Project will be held at the SDSU Extension Regional Center (2001 E. Eighth St. Sioux Falls) in Sioux Falls beginning April 1, 2019.

Sand Bagged home in surrounded by flood water. FEMA News Photo

Managing Flooding Around Home Structures

As South Dakota and our surrounding neighbors begin to deal with the consequences of spring snowmelt and the dramatic flash flooding that came about from the region’s most recent winter storm, we can only hope that conditions begin to improve quickly.

aerial view of a flooded farm in late winter. FEMA News Photo

Inundaciones: sugerencias útiles

La primavera en el Medio Oeste siempre trae el riesgo de inundaciones, sea por la nieve que se derrite o por lluvia en exceso.

Flooded farm yard. Photo by John Shea, FEMA.

Checking and Treating Domestic Water Supplies After a Flood

Depending on its location, domestic well water supplies can oftentimes be negatively impacted during a flood.

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SDSU Extension Supports Farmers & Ranchers During Stressful Time

January 31, 2020

SDSU Extension invites South Dakota’s farm and ranch families as well as agri-business professionals and service providers who work with them, to attend programming uniquely designed to provide healthy, stress management strategies as well as support strategies when dealing with the impacts of chronic stress or working with those suffering from chronic stress.

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Graduation Presents

College and high school graduates have, or soon will be, walking across the stage and shaking hands President and receiving their diplomas. This act officially moves them on to the next stage of their lives.