The insects listed in this guide can be pests of rangeland in South Dakota. The best approach for preventing these pests from reaching damaging populations involves routine scouting.
Self-identification of 4-H animal projects means the youth/family are responsible for proper and accurate animal data entry.
4-H Youth Development must place an importance on developing “youth experience” versus “contest participation and competition."
A guide to identifying common ticks in South Dakota
View results and photos from the 2018 South Dakota State Fair.
Proper identification of animals helps create an honest record keeping system. With current DNA blood typing procedures animals can be identified through parentage, but when it comes to everyday practices on the farm or ranch a good tattoo can be a huge time saver in the event of a lost ear tag.
A guide of common dung beetles of South Dakota.
4-H members showcase their knowledge and skills during county achievement days and State Fair competitions.