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Several kabobs with pieces of fresh vegetables and lean meats cooking on a grill.

Get Ready for Grilling Season

Spring and warmer weather is here, which means it’s time to dig the grill out and start cooking! Some might think grilled food can be only enjoyed in the warm months, but grilling can be done any time of the year. Grilling offers a delicious, healthy way to cook food!

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Jul 25

Canning Workshop @ Elkton

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on July 25 at 4 PM CDT at the Elkton Community Center (508 Buffalo St., Elkton, SD 57026).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

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Jun 25

Canning Workshop @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on June 25 at 5:30 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Codington County Office (1910 W. Kemp Ave., Watertown, SD 57201).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

strawberries growing on a vine in a pot

Strawberries in South Dakota

Learn how to grow junebearing or everbearing strawberries in home gardens.

a person putting tomatoes into a bag.

Growing Tomatoes in South Dakota

Few vegetables inspire us more than home-grown tomatoes, bursting with vine-ripe flavor. Tomatoes are easy to grow in containers or in the ground, and are excellent sources of vitamins A and C, as well as cancer-fighting lycopenes.

a shrub-like plant green leaves and dark purple, grape-like fruit

Fruit Variety: 2019 Recommendations for South Dakota

The varieties listed in this publication were selected on the basis of general availability to the consumer and upon their known reliability, including disease resistance, for general growing conditions in South Dakota.

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Jun 20

Canning Workshop @ Sioux Falls, June 20

SDSU Extension will be hosting a canning workshop on June 20 at 4 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Canning, Fruit, Vegetable, Food Safety

collection of pressure canned food
Jun 12

Canning Workshops @ Sioux Falls

SDSU Extension will be hosting canning workshops on June 12 and 20 at 4 PM CDT at the SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center (2001 E. 8th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103).

Canning, Food Safety, Fruit, Vegetable

A flooded garden

Flooded Gardens

Soil from gardens that were recently flooded may not be safe for growing fruit and vegetables this summer. Depending on the location, flood waters may contain contaminants or disease-causing organisms.

A crate filled with fresh vegetables.

Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes and Other Vegetables

Publication about the symptoms, causes and management of blossom end rot on tomatoes and other vegetables.