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Many South Dakotans are dealing with flood issues following recent blizzards and record-breaking rain.

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Junior Arborist Activity Guide

The Junior Arborist Activity Guide provides objectives, content, equipment and supplies needed to complete 8 modules of arboriculture instruction, helping schools and other educational programs to create a youth arboriculture program of their own.

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Safety & Training

Covering the range from animal handling to equipment safety, including training and certification to keep producers and their workforce productive.

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SDSU Extension Hosts Youth Hazardous Occupation Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA)

December 19, 2018

Youth planning to work on a farm or ranch this summer are encouraged to attend one of four Hazardous Occupations Safety Training for Agriculture (HOSTA) courses hosted by SDSU Extension this summer.

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Get Outside This Winter: Layer for Your Outdoor Adventures

December 18, 2018

Do you avoid going outside in the winter months because you hate being cold? I used to, too. Then, a friend told me, "there is no such thing as bad weather, but only bad clothing choices," this message stopped me in my tracks.

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SDSU Extension Introduces New Early Childhood Field Specialist Position

December 18, 2018

Nationally, more than 60 percent of households are dual income, resulting in an increased need for early childhood education programming, explained Audrey Rider, who recently accepted a new role as the SDSU Extension Early Childhood Field Specialist.

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Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke: Protecting Your Operation

During periods of extreme heat, operations must take additional steps to protect their employees from heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Fall Fire Safety

The moisture and cooler temperatures of fall make it easy to become lax about fire danger, however, conditions can still lead to easy ignition and rapid growth of wildfires.

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Ringworm: Don’t Let it Ruin Your Show Season

Ringworm is a common problem in animals that can bring a show season to a screeching halt.