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Aurora County 4-H Hosts Progressive Ag Safety Day

October 17, 2019

Aurora County held their first-ever Progressive Ag Safety Day on Sept. 19, at the Aurora County 4-H grounds under the guidance of Audra Scheel, SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor.

Youth Safety

male 4-H youth showing a black beef cow

Why Tattoo Your 4-H Livestock?

Proper identification of animals helps create an honest record keeping system. With current DNA blood typing procedures animals can be identified through parentage, but when it comes to everyday practices on the farm or ranch a good tattoo can be a huge time saver in the event of a lost ear tag.

a father and son inspecting a show goat in a competition.

Bringing Home Your 4-H Goat Project

Sales and transport is a stressful time for any animal. Reducing stress factors due to transitions start before the actual purchase of your new project. Managing proper nutrition and disease management are just a couple factors to help your project get off to a great start.

Diverse group of school-age children sitting on bleachers outside in 4-H clothing.; Photos; 4-H Grows Here; Brand; 4-H youth

Character Links 5 curriculum

4-H Character All Stars will implement the Character Links 5 curriculum for the 2018-19 school year. Within the curriculum five character traits are highlighted: Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Kindness and Citizenship.

SDSU Extension Youth AI Day Camp Attendees

SDSU Extension Hosts Youth AI Day Camp at SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility

December 18, 2018

More than 30 4-H youth involved in the 4-H beef project area traveled to Brookings to participate in the SDSU Extension Youth AI Day Camp held March 17, 2018, at the SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility.

Beef Cattle