Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a coronavirus that infects chicken flocks, causing respiratory disease. Some IBV isolates can result in a kidney disease (nephritis). Drop of egg production in laying hens is an important sign for IBV infection.
4-H members showcase their knowledge and skills during county and state competitions.
Use this guide to navigate the complete Science of Agriculture program; from recruiting team members all the way through celebrating at the end of the season.
This list aids planning and decision-making for 4-H member families and volunteers in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
July 31, 2020
The SDSU Extension Food and Families team will host a six-week virtual “coffee break” series every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. CST/1:00 p.m. MST beginning Tuesday, April 7.
How should a basic study be set up or laid out in the field? One very common approach is to divide a field in half and compare the halves or possibly compare two fields in close proximity and see which variety or practice yields highest. This approach can end with very misleading results because of the variability that exists across a field or fields due to many factors.
If you have ever baked a cake or even eaten an apple, you have taken part in food science. Food science encompasses how our body utilizes food (nutrition) as well as what changes food goes through on its way to our plates (food safety and preparation).
4-H has allowed Ellie Wagner of Yankton, S.D. to explore different aspects of life that she normally wouldn't. Even though she lives in town, her club leader helped her become involved with showing livestock.