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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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Five South Dakota Youth Travel to DC to Attend National 4-H Conference

December 18, 2018

South Dakota 4-H members from Day, Clark, Haakon/Jackson and Pennington Counties traveled to Washington DC to attend the National 4-H Conference this April.

National 4-H Conference

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SDSU Extension Hosts 2018 Nitrate Quick Test Training

December 18, 2018

SDSU Extension will be hosting Nitrate Quick Test Recertification and New Certification Training throughout June.

Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle

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Krista Ehlert is New SDSU Extension Range Specialist

December 18, 2018

Krista Ehlert will be serving South Dakotans as the new SDSU Extension Range Specialist.

Range

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SDSU Extension Hosts 2019 No-Till Event in Wall January 17, 2019

January 07, 2019

SDSU Extension will host 2019 No-Till event, Integrating Livestock, Building Soil January 17, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Wall at the Wall Community Center, Grand Hall (501 Main St.).

Soil Health, Pasture, Beef Cattle

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Sheep Dog Trials, Shearing Competition & More During All American Sheep Day at the Black Hills Stock Show

January 09, 2019

SDSU Extension, South Dakota Sheep Growers Association (SDSGA) and industry partners are hosting Sheep Day at the Black Hills Stock Show, Thursday, January 31 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Kjerstad Event Center, Rapid City (915 Centre St).

Sheep

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Grassfed Exchange National Conference Coming To Rapid City June 20-22, 2018

February 21, 2019

The South Dakota Grassland Coalition and SDSU Extension are co-hosting the 10th Annual Grassfed Exchange National Conference in Rapid City June 20-22, 2018 at the Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center in Rapid City.

Range

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Peggy Schlechter Receives Friend of Economic Development Award from Wall Economic Development Corp.

February 21, 2019

SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist, Peggy Schlechter was recently recognized with the Friend of Economic Development Award by the Wall Economic Development Corporation.

Developing Communities, Strategic Planning, Community Leadership

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4HOnline & FairEntry

Instructions for using 4HOnline and FairEntry.

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2019 Canning Workshops Offered by SDSU Extension

June 20, 2019

Join SDSU Extension Field Specialists and learn how to safely can in your kitchen. Canning workshops will be held in Watertown, Elkton and Rapid City beginning June 25, 2019.

Canning, Food Safety