To understand the broad scope of producer/manager needs and to design education/skills programs and workshops that will meet those needs
SD grasslands are a major natural resource and economic base for our livestock and recreation industries. Advancing a culture of grassland 'investment' is likely the path to long-term grassland sustainability and improvement.
Private grassland owners/managers, public grassland managers, and youth
Public and Private Value:
Public and private value of South Dakota's grasslands are inextricably intertwined. Both the public and private sector are dependent on vibrant and productive grasslands to sustain our livestock and recreational industries.
Program delivery will be accomplished through traditional and non-traditional methods including but not limited to: workshops, seminars, webinars, articles, radio, vidoe, podcasts, professional papers, and participation in partner events.
Resource needs are variable and dependent on individual program needs.