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2019 Beginner Livestock Skill-A-Thon Top-5 Individuals holding their awards.

State Livestock Judging & Skill-a-Thon Results & Recognition

View results from the annual 4-H state livestock judging and skill-a-thon competitions.

2017-2018 South Dakota Change Network Cohort group

Rural Community Leaders meet in Mitchell for South Dakota Change Network Cohort Meeting

January 24, 2019

South Dakota change agents will gather in Mitchell June 19-21, 2018 to celebrate the positive change they are making in communities across the state as a result of a projects inspired and developed during a year-long fellowship, through the South Dakota Change Network Cohort, a project funded by the Bush Foundation and advised by SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist, Kari O'Neill.

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4-H Youth Development Newsletter

The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development newsletter is your source for South Dakota 4-H events and deadlines, volunteer resources, youth development tools and updates from our great programs around the state.

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Volunteer Policies & Forms

These policies and forms provide useful information for volunteers.

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State Fair Results & Recognition

4-H members showcase their knowledge and skills during county achievement days and State Fair competitions.

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Apr 01

South Dakota 4-H Scholarship Deadline

Youth who have at least five years of active membership in South Dakota 4-H (current high school senior or accepted to college, technical institute, etc.) are eligible to apply for South Dakota 4-H Scholarships.

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4HOnline & FairEntry

Instructions for using 4HOnline and FairEntry.

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State Livestock Judging

4-H youth are given the opportunity to develop critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills through the livestock judging project.

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State Horse Show Results & Recognition

4-H members have the opportunity to showcase their horse project work at the annual South Dakota State 4-H Horse Show.

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South Dakota 4-H Boosts Leadership Skills and Civic Engagement Through 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus

August 08, 2019

Learning about political processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital, 38 South Dakota 4-H youth participated in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high school youth. The program was held at the National 4-H Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md., on June 15-23.