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SDSU Livestock Judging Camp Registration Open

The South Dakota State University Livestock Judging Camp will take place on the SDSU campus in two sessions; the first session will be held June 9-11, and the second session will be held June 13-15.  Youth ages 11-18 as of January 1, 2021, are welcome to register and attend either camp session.

McCrory Gardens and State Arboretum earn accreditation

South Dakota State University’s McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota State Arboretum have been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.

Climate change a threat to Great Plains bison sustainability

Accelerating climate change throughout the Great Plains may present the next major challenge to bison sustainability.  That is the main point the director of research for the Center of Excellence for Bison Studies at South Dakota State University, Dr.

SDSU Celebrates Campus-Wide Ag Day

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences Prexy Council hosted its 11th annual campus-wide Ag Day on Thursday, April 22 in the SDSU Student Union.  With the theme “Ag Proud: Sustaining the Future,” the event’s main program included a sustainability panel featuring four individuals with strong backgrounds in conservation and sustainability.

South Dakota State University Students Selected to Represent the South Dakota Dairy Industry as Midwest Dairy Ambassadors

Five South Dakota State University students have been selected to represent South Dakota’s dairy industry as part of the 2021 Midwest Dairy Ambassador Program.

SDSU recognizes student works at URSCAD

South Dakota State University held its annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Day virtually April 12-14. In addition to selecting top student performances, the university announced the recipients of the Schultz-Werth Awards and the Joseph F. Nelson Undergraduate Research Mentorships. URSCAD is organized by SDSU’s Van D. and Barbara B.

SDSU biology professor receives Fulbright to Norway

Professor Charles Fenster has received an award from the Fulbright scholar program to do research in Norway.

SDSU Names 98th Little International Winners

South Dakota State University hosted the 98th Little international in Brookings March 26-27.

South Dakota producers see benefits of conservation tillage

A survey of producers in central and eastern South Dakota shows the benefits they see from adopting conservation tillage.

SDSU Encourages Virtual Attendance at 98th Little International March 26-27

South Dakota State University invites members of the public to watch the 98th Little International via livestream on the group’s social media sites as exhibitors carry on a modified version of the traditional event at the Animal Science Arena in Brookings March 26-27. As the largest two-day, student-run agricultural exposition in the nation, Little “I” has proven to be one of the longest-standin