January 3, 2018 kicked off the 2018 Animal Care Wednesday Webinar series. Keeping animals healthy is always the first priority of every animal caregiver, young and old. Dr. Dustin Oedekoven, State Veterinarian in South Dakota, provided listeners with a great list of the common diseases to be aware of and watch for in animals for show or exhibition
The 2018 Shooting Sports season opened for most counties on January 3, 2018. View the 2018 entry deadlines, courses of fire, and qualification scores to be eligible for this year's Spring State Shoot in Ft. Pierre, SD April 27–29, 2018.
The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program is delivered through a network of opportunities made available to youth in rural and urban settings.
Sonia Mack (4-H Youth Program Advisor) believes that good leaders lead by example. "By walking your talk, you become a person others want to follow," said Mack.
The SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Development newsletter is your source for South Dakota 4-H events and deadlines, volunteer resources, youth development tools and updates from our great programs around the state.
When the days get short and the cold winds blow do you find yourself still having outdoor adventures? Or are you usually snuggled up under blankets indoors? Time spent in nature, through either play or structured outdoor recreation, has proven benefits on a person’s health and well-being- especially in relation to youth.
Whether working on a science fair project, writing a class report, or just looking for general information on a topic it is a good idea to become familiar with the basic practices of conducting research. To get the most out of a research project, it is important that the researcher has an interest in the topic and/or finds it relevant to his/her life.
Alison Knutson (4-H Youth Council Member) believes that "youth council helps you come out of your comfort zone to voice your opinion and plan important events."
Braden Keller (4-H Youth Council Treasurer) believes South Dakota 4-H members should join youth council because they are always looking for more ideas.
Jordan Rusche (4-H Youth Council Member) joined youth council to develop better leadership skills and become more involved with South Dakota 4-H.