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4H Event Deadlines

View South Dakota 4-H state and national event dates and deadline reminders. Check back regularly throughout the 4-H year for updates and new information.

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Can Learning New Skills Prevent Dementia?

Much of what we know about the brain we have learned in the past few decades. Michael C. Patterson and Roger Anunsen of “MindRamp Consulting” have compiled much of the research on brain health and developed an easy to follow model on how we can prevent dementia and memory loss. This article is the first in a series that will describe the different pieces of brain health that Patterson and Anunsen call “cog wheels”.

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Safety

Food safety education is essential from field to table for entrepreneurs, consumers and businesses.

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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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SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development Camp Policies and Procedures

Throughout the manual, various policies indicate that they are in addition to the policies and procedures in place at the camping facilities. As a renter of camping facilities, SDSU Extension and South Dakota 4-H will follow all policies and procedures outlined at the facilities rented and employ any additional policies as needed.

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State 4-H Ambassador Program Job Description

A list of qualifications and requirements for being a State 4-H Ambassador.

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SD 4-H Members Compete at the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

December 17, 2018

4-H members Rebecka Hoffman, Turner County and Colin Frey, Brown County, represented South Dakota competing at the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest held in conjunction with World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisc. October 1, 2018.

Dairy Cattle, 4-H Livestock Judging

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South Dakota 4-H Robotics - Getting Started

In South Dakota 4-H Robotics is about much more than the competition. It is about the development of youth through experiential learning. During the program youth are introduced to a variety of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts, but also develop a variety of life skills including, but not limited to: problem solving, communication, and teamwork.

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4-H Volunteer Work Agreement

Specific instructions for filling out and returning the 4-H Volunteer Work Form.