The 2020 Census will provide a snapshot of our nation—who we are, where we live, and so much more. The 2020 Census will provide data that will impact communities for the next decade, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and determine congressional representation.
April 20, 2020
SDSU Extension is seeking South Dakotans who see opportunities to lead change in their organizations and communities to apply for the South Dakota Change Network.
Farmers markets are a very important sector in South Dakota. The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a great deal of concern on trying to keep these markets open, while providing a safe environment for consumers to shop. This article is a guide to help farmers markets set up their operation in a manner that will best protect consumers and allow for continuation of operations.
May 01, 2020
Nathania Knight has been awarded the 2020 Outstanding Professional Award by the South Dakota State University Professional Staff Advisory Council.
April 27, 2021
South Dakota State University Extension has announced the application period for the South Dakota Change Network program is now open.
June 04, 2021
The scheduled keynote speaker for this year’s "Energize! Exploring Innovative Rural Communities" Conference is Amanda Brinkman, co-host of the TV series, "Small Business Revolution."
Whether it is entrepreneurism, leadership development, education, healthcare, good governance, managing natural resources, strategic planning, or economic development; as an individual looking to drive change in our South Dakota communities, with so many challenges it can be difficult to know where to start.
When developing a place-based strategy for a community or town, many challenges can arise. Understanding business risk and diversification gives us the tools to recognize a well-built, functioning place-based strategy.
Placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community. By this definition, placemaking is possible for communities of all shapes and sizes in South Dakota.
November 10, 2020
SDSU Extension professionals were recognized for a variety of achievements at the annual Fall Conference held virtually October 28-29.