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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.

Doug Hanson

South Dakota State University Announces 2018 Eminent Farmers/Ranchers & Homemakers

December 17, 2018

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and College of Education and Human Sciences will recognize four individuals with the Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Eminent Homemaker honor during a banquet on September 21, 2018 at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center in Brookings.

Students standing in field

South Dakota State University Hosts the Second Year of Precision Livestock Production REEU Summer Program

December 17, 2018

The Precision Livestock Production Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) program is in its second year at South Dakota State University.

Beef Cattle

Aerial shot of 2018 4-H Teen Leadership Conference attendees arranged in a clover formation.

South Dakota 4-H Teen Leadership Conference Promotes Leadership & Career Success

December 17, 2018

By the time he graduated from Hoven High School this May, Brady Keller was already enrolled as a Mechanical Engineering major at South Dakota State University.

4-H Teen Leadership Conference

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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).

Dairy Cattle

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Eastern South Dakota Soil and Water Research Farm Holds Field Day June 19 in Brookings

December 18, 2018

The benefits of small grains in crop rotations is the focus of the 24th Annual Field Day to be held June 19, 2018 at the Eastern South Dakota Soil and Water Research Farm in Brookings (3714 Western Avenue).

Crop Management

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Jason Clark is New SDSU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist

December 18, 2018

Unanswered questions led Jason Clark to pursue a Ph.D. in land and atmospheric sciences with an emphasis in soil fertility and plant nutrition.

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I-29 Moo University Dairy Tour Focuses on Key Animal Care Protocols

December 20, 2018

During the Treat Me Right Implementing Best Management Practices Summer Tour, held August 3, 2018, the I-29 Moo University will be highlighting best management practices on two South Dakota dairy farms, Boadwine Farms, Baltic and Crosswind Jerseys, Elkton.

Dairy Cattle, I-29 Moo University

two lamb pelts hanging for display

2019 SDSU Lamb Bonanza to be Held January 12 on Campus of SDSU

January 03, 2019

The 27th Annual Lamb Bonanza will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Frost Arena on the campus of South Dakota State University.

Sheep

A flock of white sheep grazing in a small pasture.

South Dakota Hosts Advanced Shearing School Featuring Mr. Mike Pora Of 3q Shearing Clinics

January 17, 2019

South Dakota Sheep Growers Association and SDSU Extension are sponsoring the South Dakota Advanced Shearing School January 28, 2019 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Newell Ram Sale Complex (adjacent to the rodeo grounds on East 3rd Street, Newell).

Sheep