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May 21

2019 SDSU Extension Master Gardener Training

SDSU Extension will be hosting a master gardener training starting on May 21 at Watertown, Yankton and Sturgis.

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South Dakota Master Gardener Association Earl Dailey Memorial Endowment Grants

View the criteria and applications for the Earl Dailey Memorial Endowment Professional Improvement Grant and Project Grant. Applications are due March 30.

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SDSU Extension Master Gardener VRS Guide

The new volunteer reporting system (VRS) for SDSU Extension Master Gardeners is now available. This web-application will allow SDSU Extension Master Gardeners the ability and convenience of submitting their volunteer hours and training activities through the means of an on-line interface which can be accessed by the state’s Master Gardener program administrators.

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Apr 13

Minnehaha Master Gardeners Annual Spring Event

The Minnehaha Master Gardeners will be hosting their Annual Spring Event on April 13 at 8:30 AM CDT at the Schroeder Auditorium at the Sanford USD Medical Center (1305 W. 18th St., Sioux Falls, SD 57117).

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SDSU Extension Master Gardener Templates

Registered SDSU Extension Master Gardener volunteers should use these templates as they engage in service to their community.

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Local Master Gardener Groups

Master Gardeners are welcome to join Master Gardener groups across the state of South Dakota.

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SDSU Extension Master Gardener Program Policy Guide

If you are reading this guide it means you have a passion for horticulture and service and are already serving as a SDSU Extension Master Gardener or intend to – welcome! South Dakota State University is grateful for its many volunteers that help to expand outreach and education efforts across the state.

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Volunteers

SDSU Extension volunteers participate in a variety of service programs through our organization, helping us expand the scope and effectiveness of our mission. In exchange for their service, volunteers receive training on a wide array of topics of interest to them. 

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Master Gardeners

SDSU Extension Master Gardeners volunteer more than 10,000 hours each year answering questions and hosting programming. 

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Garden Clubs & Associations

Novice gardeners and master gardeners share a love of and respect for nature, which is one of the many reasons why they naturally seek out like-minded individuals to organize clubs or associations.