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A Guide to Drying Foods

Fact sheet about drying foods

I-29 Moo University

I-29 Moo University to Host Dairy Field Days in November

October 28, 2019

The I-29 Moo University will be hosting dairy field days on Wednesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Nov. 20. The field days will begin at 12:30 p.m. CST and end at 3:30 p.m. The field days are a collaboration of South Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, and University of Nebraska Extension Services, Iowa State Dairy Association, South Dakota Dairy Producers Association, Nebraska State Dairy Association and the Minnesota Milk Producers Association.

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Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification needed to deliver cattle

October 29, 2019

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Transportation is the latest certification needed for beef cattle haulers and producers who deliver cattle to major packing plants.

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Employee Turnover: It Is Important in Agriculture Also

Lots of conversations in agriculture lately focuses around labor or the lack of a labor pool of employees. This is the case not only for dairy farms, but also within the entire agriculture industry.

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“Writing Your Future” Grant Writing Workshop to be held November 14

October 29, 2019

The “Writing Your Future” grant writing workshop will be held Thursday, November 14, at the Hyde County Memorial Auditorium in Highmore. The workshop is designed to assist rural communities in finding funding opportunities and will be co-hosted by SDSU Extension and Highmore Civic and Commerce.

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Preserving Pumpkin

Pumpkins are a staple for the fall season. They can often be seen used to decorate homes or for carving jack-o'-lanterns, but they’re great to eat or can for later too!

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Philip Rozeboom is new SDSU Extension Integrated Pest Management Coordinator

February 21, 2019

Philip Rozeboom recently joined the SDSU Extension team to serve South Dakotans as the new SDSU Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinator.

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BQA Certification to be Held in Mitchell November 21

October 31, 2019

To help beef producers meet Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification expectations, SDSU Extension will host an in-person BQA certification course on Thursday, November 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Technology Center Amphitheater at Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) in Mitchell. SDSU Extension has collaborated with MTI’s animal science program to offer BQA certification to their students, also offered to the public this year.

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Dec 09

2020 Shooting Sports Hunting Team Application Deadline

Apply to be on the 2020 4-H Shooting Sports Hunting Team.

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Voices For Food

Resources for Food Councils to bridge the gap between food security and healthy food choices.