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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.

Urban Ag Day Attendees

Urban Ag Day Event Provides Hands-On Opportunity for Students

December 18, 2018

More than 80 fourth-grade students from Milbank area schools spent the day gaining hands-on knowledge of the state's number one industry of agriculture during SDSU Extension's Urban Ag Day held May 3, 2018 at the Grant County 4-H grounds.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Swine

financial paperwork sitting on a desk

SDSU Extension Helps with Estate and Farm Transition Planning through Workshops

February 15, 2019

SDSU Extension staff offers unique workshops to answer questions involved with estate planning and aid in planning for farm transitions. The Sustaining the Legacy-Estate Planning and Farm Transitions Conferences, developed for all parties involved in the farm or ranch operation will be held in Milbank, beginning March 6, 2019.

Family Finances, Agricultural Land Value

Group of Grant County 4-H-ers with bikes.

4-H Member Helps Increase Bike Safety in Grant County

February 21, 2019

This summer, more than 95 youth participated in a Bike Rodeo hosted at the Grant County 4-H Grounds and led by 14-year-old Grant County 4-H member, William Karels.

Cover for the 2019 SDSU Extension 4-H Horse Show Guide cover

State Horse Show

View the horse show guide, forms and horse advisory council information.

Horse judging, 4-H, Horse Show

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.

White dog with teal collar running down path.

State Dog Show Results & Recognition

View results from the annual 4-H State Dog Show.

White dog with teal collar running down path.

State Dog Show

South Dakota 4-H dog project members exhibit their accomplishments during the State Dog Show, held annually in Huron, SD.

Group of teens filling out worksheet, 4-H, Livestock Skill-a-thon

State Livestock Judging

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

young male 4-H member showing a hereford heifer

State Fair Results & Recognition

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